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Willis Turner, CAE CME CSE

President & CEO


Willis Turner, CAE CME CSE, is Chief Executive Officer of USA based Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI).  Under his leadership, SMEI has broadened its scope to establish operations in China, Europe, Mexico, Japan, Vietnam and the Middle East. As a keynote speaker on professional certification, gamification and leading edge sales and marketing topics, Willis leverages his worldwide business travel and management experiences to convey an informative and motivating message to his audiences.  Willis is a certified marketing instructor and has taught marketing courses in countries around the world including Canada, USA, Europe and China. He serves on the National Advisory Board for DECA Inc. and is a past advisory board member of Kaplan University and the Graduate School of Sales & Marketing Management at Syracuse University. Willis has taught Sales Management at the University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business and regularly teaches sales management and marketing classes in China, Europe and the Middle East and has been a visiting lecturer at international universities including the Sun Yat Sen EMBA program.  Willis resides near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.