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Jen Abel Shares Proven Tips on Early-Stage B2B GTM Plans

Yesware CEO, Joel Stevenson, talks all things sales with fellow entrepreneurs, CEOs, and sales experts. In this episode of The Hard Sell, Joel and guest Jen Abel, Co-Founder of JJELLYFISH, discuss how to scale up your sales and marketing engine.

About the Guest: As a B2B entrepreneur, Jen Abel Founded and scaled JJELLYFISH. Abel is recognized for her skill in designing early-stage b2b go-to-market plans, specifically advising international companies on how they can best conquer the U.S. market. As a thought leader in B2B sales, Abel has been featured as a Cohost and speaker by brands including Conde Nast's Glamour, Techstars, and Boulder Startup Week.

Abel advises early-stage B2B startups on their sales strategy, along with Fortune 500 companies seeking to test new business models. With over a decade of early-stage startup expertise, Abel was also a Mentor for Techstars and Founding Enterprise Sales Member at General Assembly (acquired) and Y-Combinator startup, The Muse.

Meet Your Host

Joel Stevenson

Joel Stevenson is the CEO of Yesware - a leader in sales productivity software. Prior to Yesware Joel was the GM and founder of Wayfair's B2B division which he grew to several hundred million in revenue. He began his Wayfair career by leading the company's home improvement products division, followed by his role as Managing Director of Wayfair UK, where he drove growth of the company's international presence. Joel then served as Vice President of FP&A while Wayfair was making the transition to a public company.

Before joining Wayfair, Joel held a variety of sales and marketing roles at Ariba, Innovus, and Verizon and was a consultant at ZS Associates. Joel earned an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois and studied Chinese at Harvard-Beijing Academy. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and four children.

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