Austin Nichols


Location: Reno

Career Experience: Sales, Marketing

Experience And Industry Summary: Austin is a sales leader with expertise in hunting strategic accounts and rapidly scaling top sales teams across the globe

Currently Austin is helping to lead the sales organization at Samsara, the leader in the Connected Operations space. Previously, Austin ran the Americas Enterprise and Public Sector Sales Teams at Dedrone and grew the number of net new F100 and F500 logos by more than 3x during his tenure

Prior to that, Austin lead Cisco Meraki’s APJ business, growing the business from $3m to over $120m. Austin also spearheaded their first APJ sales office and served in every role from account executive to executive sponsor on the largest deal in Meraki history. Before Meraki, Austin was a part of a pilot sales team at LinkedIn that rolled out internationally after the pilot’s success

Austin holds a B.A. in History from UCLA and a Certificate of Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Stanford.