Lee Redley

Partner Manager

What is your role at Xtravirt?

I am responsible for managing a number of our existing partner relationships and also introducing our expertise to new business partners as well, in addition with managing some key direct customer accounts.

 

What was your first job?

My first full time job was as an Account Manager at a print services specialist.

 

What attracted you to Xtravirt?

Xtravirt made me feel so welcome from the offset and there is a real sense of collaboration across the business. I was given the opportunity to make the role my own and work with some of the largest enterprises and coolest technologies in the world.

 

What makes Xtravirt great?

Xtravirt is great because every single person in the business is working towards the same goals – to transform business and revolutionize the way our customers work.

 

Leadership style

Leadership for me is all about leading by example and influencing people to perform, not because they have to, but because they want to.

 

What industries would you say you know well?

Banking and Finance, IT and Telecoms.

 

Functional or technical skills

Networking, operating systems, and some lightweight coding.

 

What makes a great Partner Manager

“Two Ears, One Mouth”. Always listen to your clients and understand what they want to achieve and why – then deliver.

 

What’s your favourite part of your job?

Communicating with likeminded people every day!

 

Expertise

Business Development, Account Management, Marketing Strategy.

 

People would be surprised to hear that I worked as…

Burger flipper at Crawley Town FC.

 

Hobbies

Gym, Football, Skiing, Physics, Films.

 

Education

University of Portsmouth – Marketing with Psychology BA (Hons)