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Kathleen Lord

SVP, Sage People

Kathy Lord has more than 25 years of sales and executive management experience at startups and major software companies. As Senior Vice President of Sage People, Kathy oversees the strategic direction for Sage’s award-winning global cloud HR and People solution.

Previously, Kathy led the direct sales and customer success teams for Sage Intacct. Kathy pioneered the Sage Intacct Customer for Life Program, and under her guidance, Sage Intacct built a reputation as a leader in customer satisfaction.

Prior to Sage Intacct, Kathy developed and managed the corporate sales organization at Proofpoint, a leading email security provider. At Biz360, Kathy doubled revenue within the first year. She was also instrumental in building the customer base at Trading Dynamics, a web-based procurement and spend management software company that later became part of Ariba. She also successfully managed Arbor Software's corporate sales team, leading it through its merger with Hyperion.

Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.