What is one of the top reasons new product launches fail? It’s due to lack of a comprehensive go-to-market strategy. Too often the launch strategy consists of a simple collection of tactics, instead of a coherent plan. Click here to watch John deLorimier, EVP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Concentra, explain the correct approach to launching new products.


During the interview, John will discuss how he develops a complete go-to-market strategy. This a critical step that is often missed and results in subpar performance. Because investing in and launching a new product without a plan creates little chance for success. To avoid this, John will discuss how his product strategy aligns with both the sales strategy and the marketing strategy. And why a product launch is vital to success for the entire organization.


If you want to make sure you have the right go-to-market strategy for your new product, click here. Learn from one of you peers, and hear how to lay a foundation for your product launch plan.



Greg Alexander

Leads the firm's focus on the CEO’s role in accelerating revenue growth by getting the product team, the marketing department, and the sales organization into strategic alignment.

Greg is the host of The SBI Podcast, the most listened to sales and marketing podcast on the internet.


He is the host of SBI TV, a monthly television program broadcast on the internet featuring top B2B sales and marketing leader sharing their strategies to grow revenues.


Greg is the Editor-in-Chief of The SBI Magazine, the leading B2B publication focused on sales and marketing effectiveness.


He is the author of two critically acclaimed books Topgrading for Sales and Making the Number.


Greg has authored over 100 articles on SBI’s award winning blog, The SBI Blog.


He graduated from The University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BA in English and received his MBA from Georgia Tech.




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