Mike Paradis – Founder & CEO, Demand Chain
Mike is a nationally recognized entrepreneur known for his expertise in B2B sales, marketing, service excellence, and channel management. While working for GE to build and lead a new CRM division, Mike and his team worked with Cargill – on customer-centric initiatives. They partnered closely with Waycrosse, the holding company of Cargill, to design and build an innovative information distribution platform for shareholder financials. Through this effort, Mike formed a close partnership with a Cargill founding family, the MacMillan’s. Members of the family shared his vision for creating the first consulting services company, BenNevis, in 2001, dedicated to increasing the growth and profitability of businesses by providing a strategic customer-centric framework. Demand Chain was created as the technology arm to focus on CRM technology implementations.
Recognized as a premier Salesforce Partner, Demand Chain has completed nearly 2,000 engagements, becoming a trusted advisor to hundreds of customers worldwide by transforming their businesses with CRM consulting and technology. Mike received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Management, Finance, and Economics from St. Cloud State University.