Webinar Recording
The Seven Deadly Sins of Incentive Compensation
Erik Charles, Principal Incentives Strategist, Xactly
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Duration: 1 Hour
Webinar Video
Acquiring, retaining and motivating the right talent continues to top the list of challenges identified by CFOs and other C-Suite executives at companies of all sizes. Incentive compensation plans that miss the mark can damage any company’s profitability, and even put the future of a company at risk. Join us to discover the seven most costly mistakes companies are making in terms of incentive compensation design and management as identified through the analysis of eight years’ worth of compensation data – literally billions of calculations – from hundreds of companies. Webinar content will include specific do's and don'ts for building effective sales incentive plans, and actionable advice regarding how your company can leverage technology to attain the highest levels of employee motivation while avoiding risky accelerators that can wipe out company profits.
Recorded Oct 30, 2013

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar you will be able to:
Understand seven key mistakes companies make relative to incentive compensation plans
Identify specific areas of potential improvement for your company’s incentive compensation plans
Understand the current technology available in the area of incentive compensation plan management


Erik CharlesPrincipal Incentives Strategist, Xactly
Erik Charles
Principal Incentives Strategist, Xactly
Erik has over 20 years of experience working with sales and incentive compensation. He has designed plans as a consultant, managed them in both sales operations and as a sales manager, and has been working on sales effectiveness software solutions since the 1990s. Today Erik uses that experience to help develop the next generation of incentive compensation solutions at Xactly. He also works as an angel investor and early stage company advisor and is a charter member of the Dean's Leadership Circle of the Paul Merage School of Business.
Moderated by: Ernie HumphreyEducational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting and as the Educational Programs Leader for Proformative. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs by delivering comprehensive marketing services and business development strategy consulting. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.


Event Sponsor
Xactly empowers companies of all sizes to incent right. We help people everywhere connect and unleash their human potential through seamless, perfectly aligned incentive compensation. We believe in the power of incentives to help companies, their employees, and their partners build stronger relationships and achieve more. Xactly takes incentive compensation from a dark art to a science, providing decision-makers with the data insights they need to tap the motivational power of their incentive compensation. We imagine a world where anyone can design and manage the ideal incentives to drive their business inspire their people. At Xactly, we are driving the future of incentive compensation.
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