Darryl Praill


Darryl Praill, Chief Marketing Officer of VanillaSoft, is a high-tech marketing executive with over 25 years’ experience spanning startups, re-starts, consolidations, acquisitions, divestments and IPO’s. He has been widely quoted in the media including television, press, and trade publications. He is a guest lecturer, public speaker, and radio personality and has been featured in numerous podcasts, case studies, and best-selling books. Darryl is a former recipient of the coveted Forty Under 40 Award, and has held senior executive roles in leading companies including Sybase, Cognos (now IBM), webPLAN (now Kinaxis), and CML Emergency Services (now AIRBUS). He has raised over $50 million in venture funding across multiple organizations and consulted with world-class corporations including Salesforce, SAP, and Nielsen. He is a Computer Science graduate from Sheridan College.

My Sessions

Breakout: Social Selling on LinkedIn: What Everyone Needs to Know

Room 213/215

When it comes to social selling, most of the talk revolves around leveraging LinkedIn. It’s a logical fit —business-centric, and lots of professional conversations going on. However, a lot of people are making A LOT of mistakes on LinkedIn, and it is impacting their success. Have you ever received an introduction email through LinkedIn that […]