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Learn more about Ackert, Inc. | PIPELINEPLUS

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  • About the Company

    Ackert is a technology and consulting company with over 20 years’ experience in elevating business development functions and revenue growth. Our flagship PIPELINEPLUS software suite and advisory services are in use by clients around the globe.

    Our technology platforms hold excellence awards in the US and Canada. Our results have been featured in numerous media. And our world-class faculty of advisors deliver over 170 years of cumulative experience in marketing and business development.

    Our mission: We create simple products and powerful concepts that expand people’s hearts, minds, and horizons. Our work helps professionals think strategically, execute courageously, and acquire clients effectively.

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  • Founder

    David Ackert, M.A., is the President of Ackert Inc. and its subsidiaries, and business development mentor to thousands of high-achieving professionals in the legal, corporate, finance, and accounting sectors. Over the past two decades, David has developed and implemented revenue acceleration programs for hundreds of firms around the globe, many hailing from the top of the Am Law list and the Big Four.

    Widely recognized as a pioneer in business development innovation, David is the founder of several technology platforms including TRAINER (a business development e-learning program), PIPELINE (a leading sales pipeline management system), and VIEWER (a business intelligence platform). His online and offline programs have won “Your Honor Awards” in both the U.S. and Canada. Read more...

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

    We have seen firsthand how providing a welcoming space for diverse perspectives and experiences has helped us grow stronger as individuals and as an organization. We welcome open, respectful dialogues that raise awareness and accelerate evolution toward diversity and equity, both as a team and in our offerings. Our goal is to ensure that our culture celebrates our employees’ and clients’ diverse perspectives and creates a safe environment where every individual can speak and be heard.

    Ackert pledges to proactively combat discrimination based on race, color, gender, sexuality, age, religion, mental/physical disability, national origin, veterancy, and genetic information.

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  • Why We Created PipelinePLUS

    If business development is as essential to you as it is to me, you can appreciate my frustration. I would receive an introduction to someone who seemed like a valuable referral source or client. I'd schedule a meeting to "explore synergies," get to know their business, and (sometimes awkwardly) talk up my services. At the end of the meeting, they'd say something like, "This was great. Let's stay in touch, and I'll definitely keep you in mind." Then I'd never hear from them again.

    While, on rare occasions, these "random acts of lunch" engendered valuable professional and personal relationships, most of them turned out to be a waste of time. I applied all the best practices. I joined networking organizations and worked on my elevator speech. I followed the mantra of "give to get." But no matter how I approached it, professional networking felt like the painful first date montage from a romantic comedy, navigating one misfit after another, waiting for lightning to strike. So, I turned to technology... Read more.

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  • Faculty of Advisors

    Our advisors are experienced marketing and business development professionals who provide strategic consulting, sales training, and group coaching to service professionals around the world. For a full list of our faculty and their bios, click here.

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  • Contact Us

    To request a one-on-one demo of PIPELINEPLUS or find out more about how Ackert Services could benefit your team, contact us at info@ackertinc.com or (818) 804-5491.

    Our mailing address is:

    Ackert, Inc. | PipelinePlus
    PO BOX 261728
    Encino, CA 91426