Albers School of Business and Economics

Mentors

Kevin Bell

Senior Manager
Lean Channel Management

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Company Description

LEAN Channel Management is a strategic sales planning, policy deployment, performance analysis and sales improvement consultancy group within e-commerce. Our primary focus is enabling manufacturers to be successful in selling through Amazon.com.

Job Description

As Senior Manager I manage a portfolio of accounts covering multiple product lines.

Employment History

Account Executive
Senior Manager,
Lean Channel Management
Jul 2013-Present

Senior Manager, Business Development - Kindle
Amazon.com
February 2010 – June 2013

Business Development Manager, External Fulfillment
Amazon.com
May 2008 – January 2010

Account Executive
Amazon.com
April 2006 – April 2008

Gullivers Travel Associates
March 1996 – September 2005
Held various positions within GTA. Sales executive responsible for wholesale business with tour operators in US and India. Led sales team with responsibility for revenue in excess of GBP100 million. Established N. American division of www.octopustravel.com (GTA subsidiary) including building out of call center, operations, sales and product teams. Managed GTA hotel contracting business in Pacific Northwest and Western Canada.

Education

Oxford Brookes University, BA Hons
Seattle University, MBA

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

My goal will be to develop students job searching and networking capabilities including resume reviews. In general I expect topics to be set by students prior to meetings.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Flexible times, prefer to meet on Eastside but can meet near campus at times.