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Pete Gossin

Job Title: Senior Director of Enterprise Marketing
Company: Autel Robotics
Industry: Technology
Mentor Since: Fall 2019
Will Mentor: Early Career MBA, Graduate Students, Undergrad Students
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Job Description

In my role at Apple, the US Field Marketing Team focused on business is responsible for go-to-market efforts of Apple and Apple partners to business customers as it relates to products, services, and solutions. As the US Field Marketing Lead, I sit at the intersection of internal Apple sales, operations, enablement, demand generation, and marketing teams and partner's sales and marketing teams. The goal is seamless execution of strategic initiatives, campaigns, events, and programs that deliver surprise and delight to customers and partner sales teams alike.

Company Description

Autel strives to lead the world in the science and technology advancements of aerial robotics.  

Employment History

2022:  Autel Robotics

2021-2022: Sprinklr

2017-2021: Apple
2014-'17: Microsoft
2011-'14: ChangeLabs
2007-'10: Microsoft  

Education

Rochester Institute of Technology: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, specialization in networking technologies, minor in political science, varsity soccer 

Seattle Pacific University: Master of Business Administration, specialization in social & sustainable enterprise

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

My goal is to help equip you with the tools, questions, and perspective to find success, no matter the endeavor. I expect my mentees to work hard, ask the tough questions of themselves and others, and have fun!  By the end of the mentor/mentee relationship, we will have built a foundation towards lifelong achievement based on a better understanding of what YOU want and have actionable next steps for you to take (personally + professionally).

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

In person or via Zoom.  Happy to meet near campus.

Additional Information

I have a proven ability to deliver above and beyond expectations with a consistent track record of success.  At every company I've worked for, I've been continually given more responsibility, with award-winning individual and team efforts notably setting national and global standards.  Additionally, I wrote the first draft of a world recognized author/public speaker's 7th book, I've been published as a scholarly author (Data Center Waste Management), and was a Seattle 40 under 40 nominee in 2017 and 2020.

Outside of work; Have a wonderful wife (Sarah) and dog (Lucca).  Vegetable farmer and woodworker in the summer.  Enjoy setting and completing outdoor goals (summited Mt. Rainer & Mt. St. Helens, trekked 133 miles in Nepal).  I'm a longtime supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound where I serve on the Board, including the Executive and Corporate Partnership committees.