Writing

"The Slow Sale"

"The Shelfware Problem: A Guide to CRM Adoption" on Amazon

"Cartoons for Salespeople: Compiled by Brandon Bruce" on Amazon

"Streamlining Your Email for Sales" on KiteDesk Expert Interview Series

"How This Inc. 500 Company Uses Sales Coaching to Crush Their Number"

"How to Plan a Company Retreat that Combines Work and Fun" on Forbes

"Building Community" on YEC

"Networking Advice" on YEC

Articles written for The Business Journals

Posts on LinkedIn


 Podcasts

SaaStr Podcast episode 63 with Harry Stebbings featured on Product Hunt

"How to Solve the $14 Billion CRM Debacle" on the B2B Growth podcast with James Carbary

"Entrepreneurs are Everywhere" with Steve Blank (Soundcloud)

"The Top" with Nathan Latka

"The Brutal Truth About Sales & Selling" with Brian Burns

"Salesforce ButtonClick Admin podcast" with Mike Gerholdt

"The CRMification of Email" on Episode 15 of the CRM Talk Podcast with Steve Chipman

"Dreamforce 2015 at the Admin Lodge" on Episode 42 of the CRM Talk Podcast with Steve Chipman

"How to Increase Your Sales Call Effectiveness" with Brian Burns

 Interviews

Interview on BillionSuccess

Profile for Young Entrepreneurs Council

 Videos

Acceptance speech at Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Awards (YouTube)

How to Set Up a Strategy for Event Demo Setting in Sales Development (YouTube)

 Awards

Knoxville Business Journal's 40 Under 40 (Announcement // Profile)

Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Awards Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Press release)



About Brandon

Brandon Bruce is co-founder of Cirrus Insight, a bootstrapped software company in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Cirrus Insight is a plugin for Gmail and Outlook that automatically keeps Salesforce CRM up to date for sales teams.  It  intelligently syncs emails and appointments from Google for Work, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft Exchange to matching prospects and customers in Salesforce.  Cirrus Insight also includes power tools for salespeople in Gmail and Outlook including email open tracking, follow up reminders, and mail merge templates.

Cirrus Insight has grown from a two-person startup to a thriving software-as-a-service company with 60 employees in 6 locations. Cirrus Insight is the 3rd highest rated application on the Salesforce AppExchange. It has been installed by over 150,000 professionals in more than 3,500 organizations worldwide.

Prior to starting Cirrus Insight, Brandon worked for Maryville College as the director of major gifts and grant writing. He has also worked and volunteered for children's nonprofits in California and in Washington, DC. His first job after graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara was managing operations for a high-speed networking company that served customers in California and New Mexico.

Brandon has given presentations at the United Nations in Switzerland and at UN events in Malta and Ethiopia, at a Group of Seven summit in South Africa, at the Junior Summit in Japan, and at a Global Knowledge Partnership conference in Malaysia. He has also spoken at dozens of Salesforce User Group meetings around the country and at many entrepreneurship events.

Brandon was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce in 2016.  He was also included in the 40 Under 40 for 2015 by the Knoxville Business Journal.

Brandon enjoys cycling and once raced his bicycle across Death Valley as part of the Furnace Creek 508.  He finished in 35 hours and 7 minutes. He also enjoys running, swimming, and hiking. Brandon lives in Knoxville with his wife, Tricia, and their two children, Sonoma and Carson.