Serial entrepreneur, sales guru & author
Gordon McAlpine is an entrepreneur, sales guru and non-executive director who has personal experience of start up, scale up and exit.
His business philosophy & proven scale up model is published in his Amazon #1 best-selling book ‘Scale Up Millionaire’.
Gordon started his career in sales at Astra Zeneca, then co-founded technology start-up BigHand from his living room, and as Sales & Marketing Director was responsible for growing the bootstrapped business (at 70% sales growth rate per annum) into a global market leader, culminating in a highly successful exit.
He founded (and exited) the world’s first membership club for sales leaders, and as a Business Fellow at Strathclyde University Business School and a Tech London Advocate he is involved in inspiring and mentoring the rising stars of British entrepreneurship.
In 2010, he appeared on Channel 4’s ‘The Secret Millionaire’ TV programme, visiting Govan in Glasgow to live undercover and donate his own money to local charities.