Brian Leach

President & CEO

Fun Facts

  • Loves spending time on his boat with his family
  • Cooks like he’s ready to be the next Iron Chef
  • Enjoys a good bike ride whenever he can hit the open road

On Paper

Prior to co-founding Unboxed, Brian collected over 20 years of retail industry expertise while serving in multiple roles that focused on improving the customer experience. Previously as a Vice President at Circuit City, Brian led the development of The City retail concept, managed hundreds of new retail innovations, and operated business units that produced over a billion dollars in revenue. Brian also drove the development of Circuit City’s Tablet PC initiative, which pioneered assisted selling and interactive learning tools for the Fortune 500 retailer. He’s earned many prestigious awards and accolades too: Presidents Club Awards, Chairman’s Awards, Leader of Distinction Awards; he’s even had work featured in the Wall Street Journal.

In Person

Brian oversees new business development, partnerships, client engagement, and the strategic direction for Unboxed. Brian often mentions the relationships that have shaped him, from the people he’s worked with to the family and friends that keep him grounded. He’s the first to admit that his success stems from partnering with great people who share a passion and a vision for excellence, just like the team at Unboxed.

Posts by Brian

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Because of reps’ busy schedules, and a need for ongoing training, microlearning is ideal for sales training. Here’s why you should make the switch.

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Here are 6 telltale signs your online sales training might make reps tune out, plus easy-to-implement tips to make your training stickier.

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Discover the mission-critical elements of a successful, sustainable sales training program.

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