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Tony Wittinger

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

An experienced leader in Customer Success and Technology with a demonstrated history of delivering results in the SaaS industry. Bringing extensive experience in team building, project execution and management for SaaS organizations. Areas of focus have been in customer success program development, DevOps management, team building, and product delivery.

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR MANAGER – TECHNICAL ENABLEMENT

New Relic | 10/2020 – Present

Build a training and enablement program for all technical sales employees, including customer success managers, solution engineers & consultants, solution architects, and technical account managers.

  • Delivered technical enablement and onboarding strategy for the pre & post sales organization.
  • Managed & delivered demo training sessions to over 500 employees globally.
  • Collaborated with executives to build training goals, technical demo training, and continuing education.
  • Championed $500k in AWS training to level up our pre & post sales technical teams.

MANAGER – CUSTOMER SUCCESS ENGINEERING

New Relic | 08/2019 – 10/2020

Expanded our CSE team from 10 to 22, hiring and scaling a remote team of customer success engineers and solution architects. Lead a team of 9 to deliver time to value, technical enablement, and onboarding customers with a >90% renewal rate in our region.

  • Championed customer success engineer training for solution architects increasing our customer onboarding by 46%.
  • Developed and delivered our teams' internal new hire training reducing onboarding from 90 days to 60 days.
  • Delivered organizational awareness and utilization training on the customer success engineering function resulting in 90% team utilization with our net-new, renewals, and at-risk customers.
  • Delivered an average of $275k of expansion for 4 quarters through my team.

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - HUMAN BIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY

East West College of the Healing Arts | 09/2016 - 01/2020

Developed course work and instructed adult learners in the fundamentals of human biology and pathology. Course work included complex topics in human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and kinesiology.

TEAM LEAD - SENIOR CUSTOMER SUCCESS ENGINEER

New Relic | 11/2018 – 08/2019

Created, educated, hired, and onboarded an initial team of 10 on the fundamentals of customer success, customer onboarding, and customer training.

CUSTOMER SUCCESS ENGINEER

New Relic | 04/2018 – 11/2018

Started the initial Customer Success Engineering position. Delivered technical enablement, onboarding and training to improve time to value, increased utilization of the New Relic Platform.

CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGER

New Relic | 10/2017 – 04/2018

Managed enterprise and commercial customers to enable successful implementation, deployment, and adoption of the New Relic Platform.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT ENGINEER II

New Relic | 03/2016 – 10/2017

Delivered technical support to engineers, developers, and IT professionals for New Relic’s application performance monitoring products.


EDUCATION


EXPERTISE

  • Team Leadership
  • Customer Success
  • Team Building
  • Technical Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Process Creation & Execution
  • Program Development

SKILLS

  • Remote Team Management
  • Agile Methodologies
  • DevOps Principals
  • Startup Fundamentals
  • Public Speaking
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Program Management

About

I live in Portland, Oregon, I work in the technology field, and I spend my free time biking, running, and making music.

I put this site together while I job search and build a small side gig helping healthcare and service industry folks transition into jobs in the customer success field.

Use the contact form if you are looking for a leader for your Customer Success Manager or Technical Account Manager teams.

If you are looking to get into the Customer Success field check out my site neongrittywit.com

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