ABOUT SHERRI  

Sherri joined Edison in 2022. She is a seasoned tech growth strategist and Chief Revenue Officer, now Operating Partner at Edison Partners.  Sherri works with the Edison Go-To-Market Center of Excellence to help portfolio companies develop unparalleled strategy and repeatable, scalable, data-driven execution, proven to accelerate growth.  Sherri partners closely with Boards, CEOs and executive leaders to help them build, scale and optimize their sales, marketing and customer success teams. 

Sherri’s passion is to create customer-centric companies that generate exponential growth and recurring impact.  She is known for getting results, her competitive drive to win, her ability to inspire and lead a high-performance culture and her mastery of all revenue functions across the customer life cycle.  As a growth architect, she is laser-focused on driving key valuation-enhancing company metrics while leading growth through bottom-up KPIs (key performance indicators).  Her success comes from helping companies build a revenue engine that increases deal size, shortens sales cycles, generates greater expansion revenue, grows robust pipelines, and converts stalled opportunities into closed deals.    

PRIOR EXPERIENCE 

As the CEO & Co-Founder of growth consulting firm GrowthTera, Sherri serves as CEOs’ right-hand operator in leading growth for their companies. She has created transformational change, recasting many organizations as their customers’ best ally in helping them achieve their business goals.   

Skillful across both large (IBM, Accenture, PWC, CA, SunGard, CTG) and emerging growth companies (ABT/Niku, ComplySci, Code Climate, Mobilewalla and more), she has grown companies from $10M ARR to $100M+ ARR, achieving 500%+ growth, Gartner “Magic Quadrant” and “Product of the Year” status, and many successful funding rounds and exits. A recognized leader, she is the recipient of many company awards for outstanding achievement.Outside of work, Sherri’s Board leadership includes Chair, Women in Tech; Chair, Programming for the HBS Women Alumnae Association Board of Directors, Vice President, Energy InfoTech Board of Directors.  She is Co-host of “The CEO Morning Jolt” podcast, a sought-after speaker for many organizations including “Tech Up for Women” and Pavilion, and Chapter author of “The Fractional CRO”, The Startup CXO by Matt Blumberg.   

EDUCATION 

MBA, Harvard Business School 

BA, Tulane University 

 

POINT OF VIEW

 

“I’m all about the art and science, the math and the numbers, the data and the process, but when it comes time to turn on the ignition that fires up your revenue engine, it’s all about people, customer-centricity, and making a positive impact.  Only then can you create a revenue blueprint and a culture designed to skyrocket growth.  I am thrilled and honored to be working alongside entrepreneurs whose work can change the world.”