CRN 2017 Women of the Channel

This year, CRN honors more than 500 women whose channel expertise and vision are deserving of recognition. For more information on this year's Women of the Channel, click on any executive's name or try our search tool.

A Voice For Each Other: Longtime Women Executives Are the Advocates for A New Generation

Slide Show: The Most Powerful Women Of The Channel 2017

Slide Show: Power 30 Solution Providers

Slide Show: Up And Comers

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Erna Arnesen
Chief Channel and Alliance Officer, ZL Technologies
Erin Arnold
President, NextStep Networking
Kam Attwal-Kaila
Partner, IT By Design
Yvette Awa
Sr. Manager, Business Operations, Arrow Electronics
Wendy Bahr
Senior Vice President, Cisco
Amy Belcher
Director - Global Partner Program, Dell EMC
Renee Bergeron
Senior Vice President, Global Cloud, Ingram Micro, Ingram Micro
Susan Biddle
Senior Director of Marketing, Fortinet
Jennifer Bodell
Director of Emerging Channel, Pax8
Katie Boeh
Director, Channel Marketing & Communications, APC by Schneider Electric
Margaret-Ann Bolton
Senior Director, Global Partner Marketing, Red Hat, Inc.
Alessandra Brambilla
Vice President Worldwide Channel GTM and Small & Medium Business, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Katarzyna Breczko
Retail Marketing Director, EMEA, Tyco Retail Solutions
Rebecca Brockschmidt
Director of Sales, Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Diane Brode
Director, Global Channel Marketing, Dell EMC
Colleen Browne
Director, Sales, Viewsonic
Teri Bruns
Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, VMware
Salena Butler
Vice President, Channels, Infor
Siobhan Byron
Vice President & General Manager, Westcon Canada, Westcon-Comstor
Amanda Cacheris
Director, Sales Operations, AT&T
Lindi Campbell
Director, business development, N.A., Arrow ECS
Marcy Campbell
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Qubole
Melissa Caress
Channel Manager, Ivanti
Lauren Carson
Marketing Manager, C2G/Legrand
Kelly Carter
VP/Executive Director, Credit and Financial Solutions, Ingram Micro
Aimee Catalano
VP of Brand and Experience Marketing, Pure Storage
Cheryln Chin
VP, Global Partners, Splunk Inc.
Lisa Citron
Senior Director, Channel Sales, F5 Networks
Heather Collins
Director, Partner Sales, Cisco
Leslie Conway
Vice President of Global Marketing, Digium
Jaime Cooley
WW Vice President, Channel Programs, Cafe'X Communications
Lori Cornmesser
VP Global Channel Sales, Ixia
Mehryn Corrigan
Senior Manager, Sales and Operations, Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sally Craig
Sr. Director, Channel, Americas, Epicor Software Corporation
Larissa Crandall
Director of Channel Sales - North America, Kaspersky Lab
Annette Cunningham
Regional Vice President, Infor
Brooke Cunningham
Area Vice President, Global Partner Programs, Marketing & Operations, Splunk
Michelle Curtis
Sr. Manager, Smart IoT Solutions Practice, Americas, Tech Data
Laura Davis
Senior Director, Public Sector Partners, VMware
Mary Davis
Director, Channel Strategy & Planning, Enterprise Group Americas, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hilary DeCourcey
Vice President of Operations, Myriad Supply
Lisa Del Real
Sr. Director, Channel Programs & Operations, RingCentral
Nicki Dewhurst
Marketing Director, Asia Pacific and Japan, Sophos
Stephanie Dismore
Vice President & General Manager, Americas Channels, HP Inc.
Julie Dzubay
VP Sales Operations, WTG
Stephanie Fagan
Director US Distribution, Data Center, Lenovo
Jen Fernandez
Vice President, Human Resources, Insight
Amy Flanagan
Director of Distribution Partner Strategy, VMware
Willa Flemate
Associate Vice President, Sales, SYNNEX Corporation
Ellen Fleming
Director for Channel Sales, Partnerships, Dropbox
Jennifer Follett
Executive Editor, The Channel Company
Linda Ford
VP Marketing, DynTek Services, Inc.
Stephanie Ford
Director, South-Eastern US and Caribbean, Mitel
Jayne Franchino
Vice President Channel Management & Transformation, IBM
Brittany Fuller
National Channel Director, Broadview Networks
Allison Gapter
Senior Director, Global To-Partner Marketing, SAP
Holly Garcia
Executive Director, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro
Maureen Gaumer
Senior Director, North America Channel Marketing, Dell EMC
Sandra Glaser Cheek
Vice President, Global Partner Programs, Brocade
Mandy Glidewell
Director of Marketing, ADAPTURE
Patty Gray
Vice President, Global Vendor Management, Westcon-Comstor
Nancy Gregson
Senior Director Distribution Sales and Global Sales Operations, Ergotron, INC
Karen Grimes
Federal Channel Sales Manager, Splunk
Cindy Grogan
Vice President of Global Alliances and Channels, Flexera Software
Joanne Guariglia
North American Channel Development Manager, Malwarebytes
Nancy Hammervik
Executive Vice President, Member & Industry Relations, CompTIA
Fran Harrington
Northeast Regional Midmarket Manager, Eaton
Kelly Hartman
Global Head of AWS Partner Network (APN), Amazon Web Services
Alison Haynes
Vice President, Partner Marketing & Programs, IntelePeer
Kristin Heisner
Head of Global Strategic Partner Marketing, Amazon Web Services
Maya Hena
Digital Marketing Specialist, Presidio
Elise Hernandez
President, Ideal System Solutions, Inc.
Cindy Herndon
Senior Director, Global Channel Operations, Riverbed Technology
Kimberly Herold
Sales Manager- Chicago, Impact Networking, LLC
Michelle Herring
Director of Operations, CMIT Solutions of St. Charles/Chesterfield
Jennifer Hewlette
Director, Strategic Partner and Ecosystem Marketing, Cisco
Sylvia Hochmuth
Director Global Partner Marketing, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Kristi Houssiere
Sr. Director Americas and Global Alliance Marketing, FireEye
Kelly Ireland
CEO, CB Technologies, Inc.
Dawn Jaeger
Director of Partner Recruiting, Acumatica
Sandy Janes
Director WW Partner Programs, Infoblox
Pam Johansen
Senior director, Worldwide Channel, BMC Software
Paige Johnson
Head of Scalable Programs, Amazon Web Services
Michelle Kadlacek
Sr. Director, Spectrum Enterprise Partner Program, Spectrum Enterprise
Hanna Kalmer
Global Partner Marketing, RSA
Felise Katz
CEO, PKA Technologies, Inc.
Dangvy Keller
Vice President, WW Distribution, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Helen Kim
Partner, Techmedics
Kimberly King
Vice President Global Partners & Channels, Progress
Stephanie Kleber
Director, Channel & Sales Enablement, Intacct
Kiley Kunkler
VP Vendor Originations, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Geneva Lake
Vice President, Worldwide Alliances, Channels, MapR
Deena LaMarque Piquion
VP, Sales and Marketing, Latin America Export, Tech Data
Erica Lambert
Vice President, Global Channel Services Sales, Dell EMC
Kimberly Lasseter
Senior Director, Worldwide Alliances & Channels, Oracle
Leigh Lebow
Director, Infor Partner Network, Infor
Michele Lee
Director, Global Partner Program, Tata Communications
Brenda Leonard
Sr. Director, Channel Sales, North America, Veritas Technologies LLC
Justine Lewis
Vice President, Worldwide Field and Channel Marketing, Sophos
Patti Lewis
Senior Director Global IBM Strategic Alliance, Citrix
Kelly Lowe
Channel Marketing Manager, Mimecast
Megan Lueders
VP of Marketing, Zenoss
Lisa MacKenzie
SVP/Partner, The Channel Company
Denyse Mackey
Vice President Sales, U.S. Technology Support Services, Business Partners, IBM
Erin Malone
Vice President, North American Channel Sales, Sophos
Marcella Mazzucca
Chief Marketing Officer, Priasoft
Adee McAninch
Director, Channel Alliance Marketing, North America, Veeam
Brooks McCorcle
President, AT&T Partner Solutions, AT&T
Pamela McCray
IBM Client Director, North America, Tech Data, IBM
Denise McElroy
Senior Director, Global Channel Marketing, ClearDB
Erin McGivern
Sales Manager, DMR, Kensington
Tracey Mead
VP North America Channels & Global System Integrators, Micro Focus
Simonetta Mercieca
Sales Director, Parallels
Jeanne Michele Miller
President, Ener Systems, LLC
May Mitchell
Vice President, Worldwide Field and Channel Marketing, Cylance Inc.
Cathy Moncayo
Senior Channel Marketing Manager, Nimble Storage
Lisa Montanio
Senior Franchise Development Manager, CMIT Solutions, Inc.
Kristy Morris
VP Demand Generation & Channel Marketing, Tegile Systems
Muffin Mott
Head of Global Channel Marketing, Symantec
Joyce Mullen
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global OEM and IoT Solutions, Dell EMC
Kelly Nagel
Vice President of Distribution, NA, Jabra
Maeve Naughton
Senior Partner Marketing Programs Manager, Intacct
Ellie Nazemoff
President & CEO, Acolyst
Cathleen Nelson
Americas Alliance Manager, Commvault
Emily Nelson
Partner Programs Manager, Fortinet
Emer Neville
Director of General Business Expertise, SAP
Darci Niszcak
Director, Channel Marketing, Samsung Electronics America
Stephanie Novak
Director, Global Partner Programs PMO, Qlik
Susan O'Sullivan
Vice President, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro U.S., Ingram Micro
Regan Ogner
Senior Director, Global Distribution Sales, McAfee
Maria Olson
Vice President Global & Strategic Alliances, NetApp
Maribel Ortiz
EMEA Channel Director, Viavi Solutions
Betsey Pashayan
Director, Worldwide Partner Marketing, NetApp
Sonal Patel
Director, Business Development, Worldwide Partner Organization, VMware
April Petty
Vice President, Sales, SYNNEX Corporation
Robyn Philips
Channel Sales Representative, AppRiver
Victoria Phillips
Channel Sales Advisor, AppRiver
Stacey Pompei
Vice President, Supplier Management & General Counsel, Intelisys
Tamara Prazak
Director of Channel Strategy & Marketing, ViaWest
Lara Pryor
Director of Partner Marketing, Armor
Jennifer Psaltis
Virtualization Line of Business Leader, Arrow Electronics
Karen Ray
Director, Americas Partner & Field Marketing, Juniper Networks
Angela Restani
Vice President of Marketing, DataEndure
Nancy Reynolds
Vice President, Channel Sales, LogRhythm
Bernadette (Bern) Richardson
Vice President of Marketing, PlanetOne Communications
Ananya Ridenour
Director of Project Management, Zumasys
Joanna Robinson
Regional Vice President for West Coast Operations, Burwood Group
Calista Roussos
Partner Executive - US Distribution, Microsoft
Dawn Marie Ruszel
Sr. Director of World Wide Enterprise Channel Sales at HGST, HGST, a Western Digital Corporation brand
Tracy Rutherford
Global Channel Enablement Program Manager, Polycom
Bonni-Jo Salazar
Director, Global Partner Programs, Splunk
Renee Sanderson
Director - Acquisitions, Divestitures, Joint Ventures, and Strategic Partnerships Start-Up, Cisco Systems, Cisco
Sabine Schilg
VP, Customer Success, Carbonite
Lisa Schroeder
Vice President, Sales, SYNNEX Corporation
Theresa Schwab
Success Coach, CMIT Solutions, Inc
Ariel Schwieg
Channel Sales Manager, Atlantis Computing
Ariane Seiferth
Director, Distribution and Strategic Accounts, Gemalto
Loreto Serrano
Director, LAMC Channel Sales, Veritas Technologies LLC
Lauren Shapiro
President, PlanetOne Communications
Erin Shaw Crowley
Marketing Manager, Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda
Tina Smith
Global Director - CenturyLink Alliances Marketing, CenturyLink
Katherine Sobus
Practice Leader, Customer Experience Solutions, Strategic Products & Services
Janine Soika
Sr. Business Development Manager, CenturyLink
Kay Stewart
Director of Distribution and Channel Operations, Panasonic
Krishna Subramanian
President & COO, Komprise
Elsa Tay
Senior Director, Channel Marketing, Nexsan
April Taylor
Senior Product Manager, ConnectWise
Reyna Thompson
Vice President, Product Management, CONVERGESolv Secure Networking Group, SYNNEX Corporation
Leslie Tom
Vice President, AppExchange Marketing & Programs, Salesforce
Amy Tomlin
National Account Manager, Eaton
Natalie Tomlin
Director, Channel Sales, McAfee
Kandyce Tripp
Senior Director Worldwide Channel and Public Cloud Operations, Palo Alto Networks
Shawn Trotter
Vice President, Dell EMC
Janel Urena
Senior Manager, Channel & Field Marketing, Zscaler
Jana Valenti
Director, Channel and Field Marketing, Symantec Corporation
Susan Vincent
Director of Partner Services, Intacct
Leslie Vitrano
Director, Marketing Global Strategy, APC by Schneider Electric
Yvonne Walker
Partner & Customer Relations Manager, DDN Storage
Jessica Walker McFarland
Director, Global Partner Marketing, Splunk
Michelle Watts
Chief Of Staff, New Technology Group, Sales & Marketing, Intel Corporation
Kim White
Director, Worldwide Solution Providers, VMware
Rea (Carter) Williams
Director of Marketing, Technology Integration Group
Sheree Wong
Senior Director, Global Partner Strategy, CA Technologies
Rita Younger
National Practice Lead SDDC, CDW
Victoria Zona
Sales Manager - VAR Channel, Seagate

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