Leadership


The Power 100 is culled from the ranks of CRN's Women of the Channel and spotlights the female executives whose insight and influence help drive channel success.



Joanna Robinson, Regional VP of West Coast Operations at Burwood Group, was recently named to CRN's 2017 Women of the Channel list. Each year, CRN selects an elite group of honorees based on their personal accomplishments, outstanding leadership, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation. We sat down with Joanna to learn more about her leadership style and what inspires her to succeed.



"I was very successful in HR, but I got frustrated because I was executing other people's ideas."



At this year's Women of the Channel conference, leaders from various groups discuss how companies can strengthen their partner ecosystems in the changing technology landscape.



We asked the Women of the Channel honorees to tell us about the goals for their company's channel business over the next year. Here are some of the best responses.



The IT industry moves fast and dealing with disruption can be a struggle. A panel of IT executives at The Channel Company's Women of the Channel West event shared how they cope during times of upheaval, and how to manage successfully despite uncertainty. 



Alexa Fleur, co-founder of CritiqueIt Inc., shared how she went from post-grad student in creative writing to kick-starting an IT company – and the ups and downs that followed -- during the recession at The Channel Company's WOTC event on Tuesday. 



The 2017 Women Of The Channel: Up-And-Comers list highlights the rising female stars whose insight and influence help drive channel success.


As part of the 2017 Women of the Channel, CRN is highlighting 30 female executives at solution provider organizations whose insight and influence in their respective companies help drive channel success.



The are definitely reasons far too few of us speak out about harassment, but every time harassment is acknowledged, we inch closer to a world in which women are valued, respected, and safe.



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