Gareth Giles Knopp
Gareth leads the global customer success and revenue expansion team for Board International, a global leader in corporate performance management software, which helps leading enterprises identify crucial insights driving business decisions and unifying their corporate strategy, finance, and operations through integrated and intelligent planning to achieve complete control of their performance.
Initially leading the North America Business Unit, Gareth delivered year-over-year growth across multiple KPIs before assuming the responsibilities of the Chief Sales Officer on an interim basis, managing a global sales organization of 200+, delivering double-digit bookings, revenue growth, and exceeding Net Revenue Retention goals. Gareth now has global responsibility for growing the recurring revenue through expansion strategies within the existing and growing customer base.
Before joining Board, Gareth held senior leadership roles helping hundreds of organizations improve their performance in finance, supply chain, and retail operations. Gareth has been based in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and has lived in North America for the past decade.
Gareth started playing rugby aged 11 at the King's School in Macclesfield, UK, then later with the United Services in Portsmouth, Abbey Rugby Club in Reading, and Sharjah Wanderers in the United Arab Emirates, where he captained the team to a final of the 1998 Dubai 7's.
Shortly after moving to the US in 2012, Gareth connected with a newly established Rugby Club in Roswell and took on responsibility for coaching the co-ed U10s, and since then coached both girls and boys at U12s, U14s, and HS levels. Gareth has supported several players on their pathway to the USA Rugby South Panther Academy and coached select teams at U14 and U16 ages. Gareth is also a qualified World Rugby Level 1 Referee.
Gareth received his BSc. in Applied Environmental Geology from the University of Portsmouth, England, in 1994. He currently lives in Roswell, GA, with his wife Sarah and they are the proud parents of two children, Niamh and Toby, who both play rugby.