Never underestimate experience
Meet the people who will help your company scale to new heights. Experts in the industry, our team has successfully placed products in every major retailer, wholesaler, distributor, carrier, and solution provider around the world. We understand the market and how to achieve success in it. Our team of mentors are world-class, highly experienced, and ready to help you achieve your goals.
The primary driving force behind MarketReady and The Workshop.
Dwayne Bellow has nearly 20 years of executive sales and marketing experience in the computer and consumer electronic industries.
Mr. Bellow joined Belkin Corporation in 1985 and held the position of Senior Director of Sales where he was personally responsible for securing most major accounts at the company including retailers Best Buy, CompUSA, Fry's, Micro Center, Staples, Sears and Circuit City as well as OEM manufacturers Dell, Apple, Gateway and Toshiba. He also personally secured distributors and VARs including Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Synnex, Micro Warehouse , Insight, and other significant high tech related resellers.
Mr. Bellow was responsible for establishing sales teams to secure new business opportunities in Australia, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
Before forming The Bellow Group, Mr. Bellow was recently with Gemini Industries as the Sr. Vice President of Sales where he successfully launched the company's new computer products into the US, distribution, retail and OEM channels. He also established the European sales channel.
Mr. Bellow is actively involved in various industry organizations and serves as an advisory board member for the Gartner RetailVision Events.
Steve Bellow has extensive executive-level expertise in sales, marketing and product development.
Mr. Bellow held the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Belkin Components from near inception to the company becoming a leading manufacturer of computer accessories, input devices, networking hardware and related products sold through major retailers with sales in excess of $500 million.
Before forming The Bellow Group, Mr. Bellow was recently Sr. Vice President of Marketing for Gemini Industries where he had overall responsibility for marketing and product development. While at Gemini, he reorganized the sales and product development departments and successfully led the teams to launch new computer accessories, surge protectors and a LAN accessory line of products.
Mr. Bellow has extensive manufacturing contacts in the Far East and has assisted Asian firms in launching products in the US either through OEM arrangements or direct sales to consumer retail channels.
Todd Word has more than 12 years of sales and marketing experience developing, managing, and implementing retail / B2B sales strategy and initiatives.
Starting out answering the phones at mobile accessory manufacturer Griffin Technology, Todd grew quickly through up the ranks of Sales management - first directly managing national retail accounts such as Apple, CompUSA, and RadioShack, then overseeing the Sales department as Inside Sales Manager, and then to developing and implementing global sales strategy as Vice President of Sales. Over the years, Todd has sold to and/or overseen the sales strategy for practically every major US retailer, B2B solution provider, and distributor: Best Buy, Walmart, Target, CDW, Staples, D&H, Brightstar, Verizon, AT&T, and Asurion to name a few.
Additionally, Todd spearheaded the creation and development of Griffin's direct retail sales initiative including a flagship inline retail store at Westfield Stratford City in London and multiple “MicroStore” (mall kiosk) retail locations throughout the United States.
Obviously we need some actual mentors to put in here.
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Seriously, don't I look like Kevin Kline in a few more years?