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From Struggling to Account Executive at Revolut: Gleb's Inspiring Success Story with hyrise

  • July 26, 2023

Gleb's incredible success story with hyrise showcases the transformative power of perseverance and boldness, as he climed up the ladder to Account Executive at Revolut, proving that taking action and believing in oneself can lead to remarkable career achievements.

Get ready to meet Gleb, a biotech enthusiast turned sales maverick. In this post, we'll follow him as he steps out of his comfort zone, overcomes financial hardships, and navigates the thrilling world of tech sales. From his first contact with hyrise scrolling through instagram, to shining in his role as an Account Executive at Revolut, Gleb's story is a testament to the power of perseverance, boldness, and continuous learning.

"I love mixed martial arts, theater, learning new things, exploring my limits, cooking delicious food, nature, science, and high-quality conversations with kind people."

Before hyrise

Gleb is one of those people hard to describe in writing. With a background in biotech and a million-dollar mind, he had wonderful ideas - but struggled to sell them. Life was tough; he lived with his mom in a shared flat, the financial challenges seemingly never-ending.

During an average scroll through Instagram, an ad caught Gleb's attention - hyrise.

After researching a little about tech sales, he was intrigued. He saw a huge opportunity to directly help great products and innovative companies with unrealized potential to thrive. Gleb admits he didn’t have high hopes as he completed our application process. It seemed too good to be true.

Little did he know, this would mark a turning point in his life.


Gleb’s experience with hyrise

Hyrise acted as the springboard for Gleb, offering him an avenue to showcase his talents and fast-track his career. His resilience and commitment paid off when he secured a position as “Enterprise Sales Development” at one of our trusted hiring partners: Operations1.

Equipped with our onboarding training and the backing of his new employer, Gleb dove headfirst into the world of sales. Dialing numbers became second nature as he aimed to help prospects solve problems and bring them closer to the solutions he offered.

Gleb quickly became a top performer at his company. In addition to his cold-calling skills, he consistently secured crucial meetings with high-level executives. His secret sauce?

"Treat every interaction as precious, because every minute of your clients time matters."

Gleb’s meteoric career path

A year into his SDR role at Operations1, Gleb smoothly transitioned to an Account Executive (AE) role at Revolut. His secret recipe for success? A bold spirit, refusal to settle, and a relentless drive for change. Gleb is an example that attitude is everything, and his electric energy translated into concrete results, turning his dreams into reality.

When asked about his career aspirations, Gleb mentions he wants to make a lasting impact on the world. He prioritizes continuous learning, taking every opportunity to learn and evolve, and is not afraid to think big.

To those who share Gleb's aspirations for career success and transition, he offers one essential piece of advice: take action. It reminds us of one of our favourite quotes shared during our training…

"You don't have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great!"

Along with his amazing journey and professional achievements, Gleb also keeps being pretty fun. When asked about his favourite ice cream, he recalls his first interaction with hyrise, where we asked him the same question!

Cookie dough is the flavour that stole his heart then and still does now.

Gleb is an inspiration to us, and to all those who dare to dream and pursue their passions. From struggling to thriving, Gleb's story is a testament to the power of seizing opportunities, embracing challenges, and believing in yourself no matter what.

Gleb, we are extremely proud of you and your achievements as you represent exactly what we stand for here at hyrise: enable motivated people to access rewarding careers and excel at their jobs! Keep up the terrific work! 🚀




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