Forio is an employee-owned, 20-person company based in San Francisco. We were founded in 2001 and we’ve been profitable since our inception.

We provide online software for predictive analytics and web-based simulations on topics like innovation, finance, global warming, urban planning, and healthy populations. Our customers include universities, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies.

Our recent projects include work with Harvard Business School producing several business games, MIT creating some environmental simulations, IBM, the CDC making a simulation around the health of US citizens, and the city of Portland, Oregon building a simulation around what Portland might be like in 25 years. All our simulations are available online and many are licensed under creative commons.

Open Positions

Forio is looking for an experienced Simulation-Based Training and eLearning Sales Professional. As a training sales professional, you would lead Forio’s efforts to sell training simulation and elearning solutions, determining client business requirements and technical requirements while applying your technical knowledge and experience to bring new solutions to your clients.

About You

You have experience identifying and selling eLearning solutions and simulations in new market segments. You enjoy focusing on personal sales targets, business development, and maintaining existing customer relationships. Ideally, you have experience working with a software as a service business.

  • Prospect and maintain a healthy pipeline of potential clients.
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user requirements.
  • Prepare for and lead client calls, give product demonstrations.
  • Map client needs to Forio solution, demonstrate expertise in solution-selling.
  • Uncover budget, authority, need, timing, and infer the prospect decision-making process.
  • Write winning RFP/ RFI responses.
  • Stay current on the market, know competition, build appropriate partnerships.
  • Represent Forio at key industry conferences.
  • Communicate effectively externally and internally via multiple channels.
Desirable Skills & Experience
  • Proven record of eLearning, training, and consultative sales
  • Experience selling 6 figure plus projects to meet sales quotas
  • Super-organized, known for follow ups.
  • Precise, concise, and effective written and spoken communication.
  • Proficient with CRM software.
  • Software development project management experience a plus.

Forio is a premier developer of simulations for corporations, government agencies, and business schools. Over 60% of all MBAs will play a Forio simulation at some point during their two years in school. In addition we create collaborative and competitive simulation to help train managers at corporations and government agencies. Forio's customers include Harvard Business School, Wharton School of Business, MIT Sloan School of Management and hundreds of corporations and other universities.

This is a full time position based out of our San Francisco office. Local applicants or those looking to move to the SF Bay Area are welcome. We reimburse for relocation expenses.


Send a resume to Include a short email note telling us what appeals to you about the position and how you think you might contribute.

Our talented team created Forio Epicenter — a platform available online that makes data scientists’ and quantitative analysts’ models accessible and understandable. We also use the Epicenter platform ourselves to develop custom simulations, designed collaboratively with our customers.

Our company culture includes freedom to experiment and explore new things — many of our major projects here are developer-driven. We have an impressive list of clients including, but not limited to: IBM, Anheuser Busch, Procter & Gamble, SAP, government agencies, the CDC, and universities such as Harvard Business School, Wharton, and MIT.

We’re always looking for smart people, so even if you don’t see a role that exactly matches your strengths, send your resume to Include a short email note telling us what appeals to you about Forio and how you think you might contribute.