Ian Hunter & Chris Stock
About the Authors
Between them, Ian Hunter and Chris Stock have over fifty years of business experience. Both have trail-blazed in their own areas of expertise, sales and marketing, stepping into academia occasionally, and backed up by a wealth of practical experience. Both have worked in the IT industry since its early years, operating in a sector that constantly changes and necessitates new ways of thinking and behaving, and a focus for both of them has been the practical side of optimising the behaviour of teams. They have experience of large corporate organisations, business start-ups and small-medium Enterprises, national and international business.
Ian Hunter is Vice President Services and Solution Marketing for Fujitsu’s $ multi billion International Business. He boasts a track record in global marketing with a specialism in technical and services marketing.
His career includes positions, in the UK and Saudi Arabia, at Plessey, NCC, P&P, ICL and Fujitsu. He has managed teams of up to 100 in sales and marketing and created relationship programmes with leading British industrialists. Ian is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds the Henley certificate in business coaching.
Ian is a PADI diving instructor, windsurfing and sailing enthusiast. In 2009, he entered the European Amateur Elvis impersonation championships in Blackpool, despite not being able to sing.
Chris is a specialist in sales force transformation, and is managing director of FourThirds, a successful sales consulting and sales training organisation with offices in the UK and the US. He is an experienced keynote speaker on how to transform the sales organisation to deliver exceptional performance and increase sales results.
Chris’s career, spanning twenty years, includes senior sales leadership positions at Intel and IBM. He has an MBA from Henley Business School, is an accredited executive coach as well as a certified Neuro Linguistic Programming trainer. He is a visiting tutor for the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Henley Business School.
Outside of work he is an accomplished snow ski and water ski instructor and contributes to the management of local charities.
In Your HEART Live
Following the meeting with the holy man in India, Ian and Chris researched astonishing performance, interviewing successful international business people and carried out a review of the latest academic thinking in the areas of HEART. This research has been documented in their book – In your HEART- The key to astonishing performance.
Ian and Chris share their insights through keynote speeches and workshops throughout Europe and the USA, inspiring their audiences to do something astonishing whilst at the same time showing how the elements of HEART can be used as a practical framework to achieve these goals. Their presentations are impactful and entertaining and are designed to inspire participants to set themselves new and astonishing goals. Below are videos from a recent presentation in Belgrade.
In Your HEART presentation
Above: Excerpts from an In Your HEART presenation with Ian Hunter & Chris Stock.