John Ryan

New York City Area


John Ryan is a Managing Director and Chief Growth Officer at Growth Visions. With over 30 years of business experience where he has worked with nine market-leading companies and has served as an executive or board member on six technology companies. When serving on those six, they all experienced high growth.  

John was on the board of WebTrends (web analytics software) when it was sold for $1 billion and VP of Marketing at Tivoli (Systems Management software) when it was sold for $750 million to IBM.  He has consulted for well over a dozen companies including Gartner, Grant Thornton, Venture Capitalists and Private Equity firms.   Some clients were market leaders and others were startups that were acquired at multiples of their revenue. John has worked from startups to F100 companies as an employee, executive and board member.  


Lee Novak

Houston, Texas

Lee Novak is a Managing Director and the Chief Revenue Officer at Growth Visions. He is an award winning Sales Management Executive with experience managing sales performance at two publicly traded technology companies in the automotive retail and manufacturing sectors. His abilities to hire, lead, manage, and motivate salespeople was a driving force in double digit growth in both sales and revenue for ten consecutive years.

Lee’s high social intelligence, interview and negotiating tactics as well as his four P’s to a successful business and life have made him a sought after consultant and speaker for companies and non-profit groups who are looking to grow both professionally and personally. Lee is a past board member of ADP Dealer Services Sales advisory board, DealerTrack Technologies Sales Council and is the current Chairman of the board for ADORE Ministries.