Descrimination for a Gay Sales Professional

François Lemay has 20 years experience as a sales consultant in the software industry.

Started his career at IBM (7 years) then worked for other software and consulting services organization in the banking and financials services industry.


Let’s talk about #metoo for a second – a lot of harassment in the IT industry. I can share with you
as a gay male, it was extremely difficult to fit in because they always looked at me as -the gay guy – he’s no good, but I was good. People did not like to see a gay guy thriving and also over achieving their sales quota.