Executive Managing Director
A seasoned and execution oriented executive with nearly 30 years of proven results globally and domestically, Kerry Sain serves as the Executive Managing Director at 13D Global Strategy and Research. In this role, she has responsibility for driving revenue and growth for the global organization. This includes oversight across all go-to-market functions, commercial sales strategy and operations, sales development and effectiveness, strategic alliances and partnerships, as well as global marketing. Not only is she a creative and strategic thinker with unique ability to plan, operationalize, and execute at an accelerated pace but she demonstrates and encourages a ‘hands on,’ results centered leadership style that emphasizes transparency and empowerment at all organizational levels.
Kerry has vast experience in general management, sales, benefits outsourcing, healthcare exchanges, retirement services and consulting. She was most recently EVP of Global Sales & Marketing/Chief Revenue Officer at SAP SuccessFactors and prior to that, CEO and president at bswift, a subsidiary of Aetna, Inc. and innovator in cloud-based benefits enrollment technology. She previously served as a senior partner and global head of sales and marketing at Mercer as part of the executive leadership team. She has held a variety of other executive-level sales and client service positions at Wachovia Bank, AllianceBernstein, Prudential Retirement Services, Strong Funds and Firstar Bank.
Kerry earned a BA from Lewis and Clark College, and a MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management. She is based in Chicago, Illinois.