Senior Principal Client Director & Sales Leader

David Stokes, a seasoned Senior Principal Director & Sales Leader, stands at the helm of Korn Ferry’s Digital North American Commercial Sales Management Team. 

With over two decades of experience, David has honed his skills in mentoring, coaching, and leading teams specializing in SaaS solutions. His unique approach to developing templates and processes around DemandGen has earned him a reputation for excellence.

Before joining Korn Ferry, David held pivotal positions with esteemed organizations such as Coupa Software, Oracle Corporation, and Microsoft. His rich experience and profound knowledge of the partner ecosystem have been instrumental in driving momentum within the organization.

David’s leadership philosophy is anchored on the 4 T’s: Trust, Transparency, Team, and Talent. He passionately fosters an environment that encourages professional development, believing in the power of collaboration as a catalyst for success.

A U.S. Army Combat Veteran, David holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics. Beyond his professional endeavors, he gracefully balances family life as a devoted husband and father to four daughters.

David exemplifies unwavering commitment, strategic vision, and a heart dedicated to both service and growth. His journey continues to inspire those around him, leaving an indelible mark on the world of sales leadership.