Lauryn Scott

About Lauryn Scott

2022 Recipient

Lauryn Scott is a dynamic sales leader at Cvent, a cloud-based platform that offers software solutions throughout the entire lifecycle of an event.  Specifically on the Hospitality Cloud, Lauryn is a sales manager who effectively coaches Account Managers to sell software solutions to hoteliers to grow their group and transient business.

With over 12 years of experience, Lauryn has been dedicated to the art of sales. As an individual contributor, she applied laser sharp focus to help her customers grow their revenue and automate their event management systems for optimal efficiency, thus increasing Cvent’s share of wallet. In 2018, Lauryn closed one of the largest deals for an event venue in the company’s 23-year history. She has consistently been a top seller and has received numerous awards and recognitions for hitting and exceeding her quota, landing her a promotion to Manager of Sales.

Since becoming a sales leader, she has adopted a ‘growth mindset’ sales philosophy that has aided in the success of her account managers exceeding their annual quotas. Lauryn is a firm advocate that you can teach anyone how to sell as long as they are willing and coachable. She believes that the intersection between Tech and Sales is where the future of business lies. She is excited to continue her journey with Cvent as it continues to be the industry leader.

Lauryn is a proud graduate of Howard University. She is also passionate about giving back. In her free time, she leads many philanthropic endeavors and is an active participant with several charities in the Washington, DC area. Lauryn applies the wise words of Earl Graves Sr, the Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine, daily: “To have a successful career, you must approach it as an entrepreneur, even if you are working for someone else. Your career is your own private business”.