Meet Shannon J. Gregg

Sales Productivity and Change Management


Shannon J. Gregg, PhD, MBA, is an aficionado of sales technology to increase efficiency in the sales process, and an early adopter and adoption influencer for sales technology systems, particularly and technology that integrates with the Salesforce platform.  Shannon is known as a change agent, particularly in M&A environments (VC/PE), with successful track record of integrating process, product/service pricing and pricing methodologies, and notably, global teams, with cultural sensitivity.

Having stood up three sales operations teams in technology firms, Dr. Shannon Gregg is no stranger to the needs of a growing company to identify efficient and effective sales process in order to drive revenue as quickly as possible.  She’s hyper focused on improving sales productivity and optimization and is known for her ability to hone in on areas to improve with a lean approach, and her charismatic candor.

Dr. Gregg is the president of Cloud Adoption Solutions, a sales process and consulting practice, and she also provides keynote talks, consulting and workshops on sales productivity.  Her popular book, “It’s About Time,” is available now, and is being used by sales teams across the country to refocus on what’s really important to drive revenue and results.  She also instructs the Professional Selling course at Point Park University.

“I love to help individuals and groups exceed their expectations and actualize their sales goals…by working smarter.”

Shannon delights sales teams, sales management, and executive sponsors with her ability to improve sales to drive results.  She earned her BA from the University of Pittsburgh, her MBA in Management and her PhD in Community Engagement from Point Park University.  Her dissertation topic was “How Diffusion of Innovations, Change Management, and Adult Learner User Adoption Theories Impact Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Adoption and Usage in Nonprofit Organizations.”  She also competes on a jazz dance team for moms.  

Press & Awards

Shannon J. Gregg, Ph.D. in Community Engagement Student, MBA Grad and Part-Time Instructor, Recognized as a Top Influential Woman in Technology

Analytics Insight, Ten Most Influential Women in Technology 2020: Shannon J. Gregg

Pittsburgh Magazine Women & Business Honoree February 2019: Shannon J. Gregg

American Business Awards Judge: 2020 Women in Business; 2018 Sales and Customer Service; 2017 Sales and Customer Service

Top Sales Operations Leader to Watch 2013

Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest

Salesforce Speaker:  Dreamforce, TrailheaDX, World Tour

Author: It’s About Time Kindle or Paperback

Shannon J. Gregg, PhD, MBA, brings 15+ years of Sales Operations and Enablement experience to her audiences, speaking on Driving Revenue via Productivity and Technology User Adoption for sales teams.