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

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Michelle Accardi
President, Star2Star Communications, LLC
Rebecca Adolf
Marketing Director, Impact Networking, LLC
Sue Ahmed
VP Service Operations, Edge Solutions
Anissa Alonzo
Professional Services - Director, Video & Multimedia Solutions, Strategic Products & Sevices
Jennifer Anaya
Vice President, Marketing, Ingram Micro
Liz Anderson
Sr. Director, Partner Marketing, Avalara
Elizabeth Anthony
Senior Vice President, Marketing, ViON Corporation
Erica Antony
Vice President, Product Management, Arcserve, LLC.
Maria Ardila
Latin America Channel Program Manager, Sophos
Angela Armstrong
VP Marketing, Dasher Technologies
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
Stephanie Barton
Senior Partner Marketing Manager, Concerto Cloud Services
Amy Belcher
Director - Global Partner Program, Dell EMC
Natallia Beliakova
Head of Operations, CorpInfo
Hedy Belttary
Senior Vice President of Sales, Laserfiche
Betsy Bender
Director of Global Cloud Programs, Veeam
Lori Berry
Director, Strategic Technology, GreatAmerica Financial Services
Susan Biddle
Senior Director of Marketing, Fortinet
Heidi Biggar
Director, Alliances Marketing, Sungard Availability Services
Jennifer Bodell
Director of Emerging Channel, Pax8
Margaret-Ann Bolton
Senior Director, Global Partner Marketing, Red Hat, Inc.
Melissa Borza
VP Marketing & Product Strategy, Netformx
Johnna Bowley
Managing Director, Global Distribution and Breadth Channel, Citrix Systems
Deidre Braga
Director of Sales Operations, ROI Communications Corp.
Oksana Braune
Sales Director, Central & Eastern Europe, Zadara Storage
Katarzyna Breczko
Retail Marketing Director, EMEA, Tyco Retail Solutions
Marian Breeze
Director of Business Development, Americas, Archive360
Rebecca Brockschmidt
Director of Sales, Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Diane Brode
Director, Global Channel Marketing, Dell EMC
Leyland Brown
Head of Solutions, Canada, HP Canada Co.
Teri Bruns
Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, VMware
Laura Burdine
Sales Operations Manager, ADAPTURE
Beth Burnside
Owner, CMIT Solutions of Erie
Salena Butler
Vice President, Channels, Infor
Siobhan Byron
Vice President & General Manager, Westcon Canada, Westcon-Comstor
Lindi Campbell
Director, business development, N.A., Arrow ECS
Gali Carmel
R&D Leader, Cyberbit
Carola Cazenave
Vice President, WW IBM Security, Routes to market, IBM
Jennifer Cheh
Vice President of Marketing, NEC Display Solutions of America
Michelle Chiantera
Vice President, Global Partner Marketing, Cisco
Cheryln Chin
VP, Global Partners, Splunk Inc.
Lisa Citron
Senior Director, Channel Sales, F5 Networks
Laurie Clough
Senior Director, Cloud Provider Channel, Strategic Partnerships & Technical Services, VMware
Catherine Comerford
VP Business Development, Antonline
Paula Como Kauth
Senior Director, Marketing, BCM One
Trisha Cooke
Vice President, Supplier Technology Solutions, Tech Data Corporation (formerly Avnet's Technology Solutions division)
Jaime Cooley
WW Vice President, Channel Programs, Cafe'X Communications
Lori Cornmesser
VP Global Channel Sales, Ixia
Jessica Couto
Vice President, Channel, Hexadite
JuliAn Coy
Client Relationship Executive Director-Technology, PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers)
Larissa Crandall
Director of Channel Sales - North America, Kaspersky Lab
Gillian Crewdson
Senior Director, Channel Sales, Mimecast Services Limited
Laura Crone
Vice President, Non-volatile Memory Solutions Group, End User Solutions Marketing, Intel
Susie Cummings
Sr. VP, SWC Technology Partners
Annette Cunningham
Regional Vice President, Infor
Nancy Czlonka
VP of IT Sales, Domestic, Legrand
Camilla Dahlen
Head of ISV, Cloud and Embedded Partnerships North America, SAP
Laurie Dasher
President & CEO, Dasher Technologies
Laura Davis
Senior Director, Public Sector Partners, VMware
Mary Davis
Director, Channel Strategy & Planning, Enterprise Group Americas, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Didi Dayton
VP of WW Channels, Cylance
Hilary DeCourcey
Vice President of Operations, Myriad Supply
Lisa Del Real
Sr. Director, Channel Programs & Operations, RingCentral
Jessie Devine
Community Engagement Manager, QuoteWerks
Nicki Dewhurst
Marketing Director, Asia Pacific and Japan, Sophos
Stephanie Dismore
Vice President & General Manager, Americas Channels, HP Inc.
Anna Dorcey
Vice President, Americas Field and Partner Marketing, VMware
Michelle Drolet
Founder, CEO, Towerwall
Jeanne Duca
Vice President of Marketing, BCN Telecom
Lisa Dunn
Director Field and Channel Marketing, Ping Identity
Stephanie Durden
Partner Life Cycle Marketing Manager, Eaton
Julie Dzubay
VP Sales Operations, WTG
Michelle Eatherton
Head of Global Partner Funding, Amazon Web Services
Jacqueline Esch
Regional Sales Director, Blue Medora
Laurie Evans
VP, WW Business Partners, Digital and Commercial Analytics, IBM
Mimi Evenson
US iMPS Channel Manager - Americas Solutions Organization, HP Inc
Stephanie Fagan
Director US Distribution, Data Center, Lenovo
Karen Falcone
Principal Director, EMEA Channel Programs and Sales, Sungard Availability Services
Diane Fanelli
SVP and GM, Global Channels & Platform GTM, SAP
Lindsay Faria
Director of Partner Marketing, Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda
Dorothy Farris
Vice President, US Sales SLED (State Local and Education), Veeam
Jennifer Ferguson
Director, Channel Readiness, Productivity, & Communications, Gemalto
Willa Flemate
Associate Vice President, Sales, SYNNEX Corporation
Ellen Fleming
Director for Channel Sales, Partnerships, Dropbox
Sandra Flinders
Senior Director, Global Partner Programs, Cisco
Sara Foley
Product Management Director, R&D, SolarWinds MSP
Linda Ford
VP Marketing, DynTek Services, Inc.
Stephanie Ford
Director, South-Eastern US and Caribbean, Mitel
Ashley Fox
Director of Americas Channels, Raritan, Brand of Legrand
Lisa Frederick
Director US/CALA Inside Channel Account, Mitel
Hilary Gadda
Director, TelePacific Communications
Jonna Gage
Senior Director, Marketing, Datalink, an Insight Company
Jennifer Gallego
Executive Vice President, Channel Sales & Operations, AVANT
Hope Galley
Director, Services U.S. Field Partners and Public Sector, Cisco
Patricia Gallup
Founder, Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer, Connection (formerly PC Connection, Inc.)
Jessica Garrett
Vice President, Marketing, VeriStor Systems Inc.
Kim Garriott
Principal Consultant, Healthcare Strategies, Logicalis US
Christine Gassman
Manager of Partner Development, Datto, Inc.
Carolee Gearhart
Senior Vice President, Customer Success and Global Channels, Adaptive Insights
Paula Gil
CA Advantage Partner Program Design & Strategy, CA Technologies
Sandra Glaser Cheek
Vice President, Global Partner Programs, Brocade
Emily Glass
Customer Experience Officer, Datto, Inc.
Melissa Glick
CEO, Think Network Technologies
Mandy Glidewell
Director of Marketing, ADAPTURE
Sarah Goodchild
Global Director of Channel Marketing, CyberArk
Theresa Goodreau
Vice President, Marketing, Strategic Products and Services (SPS)
Nancy Gorski
President & CEO, Strategic Mobility Group
Tina Gravel
Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Strategic Alliances, Cryptzone Inc.
Patty Gray
Vice President, Global Vendor Management, Westcon-Comstor
Susan Greene
Sr. Manager, Americas Field & Partner Marketing, MobileIron
Nancy Gregson
Senior Director Distribution Sales and Global Sales Operations, Ergotron, INC
Victoria Grey
Chief Marketing Officer, Nexsan
Beth Griffin
Partner Community Manager, itopia
Karen Grimes
Federal Channel Sales Manager, Splunk
Cindy Grogan
Vice President of Global Alliances and Channels, Flexera Software
Joan Groleau
North America Channel Director, Ipswitch, Inc.
Rachna Gupta
Head of Demand Generation, Partner Marketing, Amazon Web Services
Julie Haley
CEO/Co-Founder, Edge Solutions
Sarah Hamilton
Senior Director, Solutions & Alliances Marketing, Sungard Availability Services
Nancy Hammervik
Executive Vice President, Member & Industry Relations, CompTIA
Kelly Harman
Co-Founder & VP of Marketing, Department 60
Kelly Hartman
Global Head of AWS Partner Network (APN), Amazon Web Services
Marie Hattar
CMO, Ixia
Sheri Hedlund
Vice President, US Channel Sales, Dell EMC
Maya Hena
Digital Marketing Specialist, Presidio
Julie Hens
Vice President, Global Distribution Sales, Cisco
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
Megan Higgins-Knislis
Vice President, Client Strategy and Development, Pitney Bowes
Sylvia Hochmuth
Director Global Partner Marketing, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Kristina Hodge
Sr. Partner Marketing Manager, ESET NA
Michelle Hodges
VP Global Channel Strategy & Operations, Riverbed Technology
Jonika Hoomes
US Head, Google Marketing Solutions, Ad Partnerships, Google
Kristi Houssiere
Sr. Director Americas and Global Alliance Marketing, FireEye
Robyn Howes
President, Certified NETS, Inc.
Barb Huelskamp
VP, Channels, Jabra
Kelly Ireland
CEO, CB Technologies, Inc.
Kim Jaeger
Global Partner Program Manager, DigitalGlobe
Sandy Janes
Director WW Partner Programs, Infoblox
Paige Johnson
Head of Scalable Programs, Amazon Web Services
Jules Johnston
Sr. Director, Channel Sales, Equinix
Lori Jolley
Director, Strategic Reach, AT&T Partner Exchange
Kelly Jones
President and COO, NetGain Information Systems Company
Michelle Kadlacek
Sr. Director, Spectrum Enterprise Partner Program, Spectrum Enterprise
Puja Kandel
Principal Owner, CMIT Solutions of West Omaha
Amy Kardel
Co-Founder and President, CleverDucks and Chairwoman of the Board at CompTIA, Clever Ducks and CompTIA
Felise Katz
CEO, PKA Technologies, Inc.
Jennifer Keating
President, Copper River Technologies
Leslie Keil
Director of Marketing Communications, Arcserve, LLC.
Kathy Kiah
Senior Project Manager, IIS
Kimberly King
Vice President Global Partners & Channels, Progress
Kathleen Kinka
VP Marketing, Comport Consulting Corp.
Kelly Kish
Director of Marketing, DirectDefense
Linda Kolker
Senior Channel Executive, Intacct
Rita Koridek
Senior Director Global Channel Operations, Zebra Technologies
Kendra Krause
Vice President, Global Channels, Sophos
Vicki Kwiatkowski
Head of Global Channel Strategy and Partner Enablement, GBG Loqate
Geneva Lake
Vice President, Worldwide Alliances, Channels, MapR
Corina Lam
Chief of Staff, SAP
Jan LaTourette
Director, Partner Sales Enablement/Champion Program, Juniper Networks
Jody Len
Senior Director, Worldwide Channel Sales, CrowdStrike
Brenda Leonard
Sr. Director, Channel Sales, North America, Veritas Technologies LLC
Cecilia Lessard
Sr. Director, NA Distribution & Channel Sales Operations, Kaspersky Lab
Michelle LeVan
Vice President, Global Channel Strategy, Sungard Availability Services
Susan Leveritt
VP of Sales, Channels, Mitel
Patti Lewis
Senior Director Global IBM Strategic Alliance, Citrix
Helda Lopes
Vice President, Global Partner Programs & Marketing, Juniper Networks
Donna Lowe
Networking Channel Director, West, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Kelly Lowe
Channel Marketing Manager, Mimecast
Amy Luby
Head of Sales - Americas, Sinefa
Randi Luckeneder
Manager, Global Distribution, Nimble Storage
Devi Madhavan
Vice President, Channel Sales & Enablement, DataCore Software
Jeanne Malone
Vice President, US Security, Dimension Data
ALMUDENA MANEIRO
HEAD OF GLOBAL CHANNEL MARKETING, BlackBerry Ltd
Jillian Mansolf
Chief Commercial Officer, Xirrus
Dena Marean
Director, National Partners, Sungard Availability Services
Carrie Maslen
Vice President of Strategy and Operations, Samsung Electronics America
Chrissy Mathison
Senior Director of Channel and Logistics Sales, SPS Commerce
Marcella Mazzucca
Chief Marketing Officer, Priasoft
Dawn McCale
VP of Sales, Groupware Technology
Pamela McCray
IBM Client Director, North America, Tech Data, IBM
Denise McElroy
Senior Director, Global Channel Marketing, ClearDB
Heather McEwen
CEO, Saasam
Erin McGivern
Sales Manager, DMR, Kensington
Ying McGuire
Vice President, International Operations & Business Development, Technology Integration Group
Yvette McKenzie
Vice PResident, Merchandising, ScanSource Communications
Colleen McMillan
VP, Global Channel Sales Strategy and Programs, Gemalto Enterprise & Cybersecurity
Tracey Mead
VP North America Channels & Global System Integrators, Micro Focus
Pilar Mejia
National Director of Channel, Tempered Networks
Simonetta Mercieca
Sales Director, Parallels
Elizabeth Meurs
Director of Partner Marketing, Pitney Bowes Software
April Miller
Senior Director, Software Alliances, CenturyLink
Jeanne Michele Miller
President, Ener Systems, LLC
Lisa Miller
SVP Wholesale, Indirect, Inside Sales, Content and APAC Sales Channels, Level 3 Communications
Stephanie Moncayo
Channel Marketing Manager- Americas, PTC
Victoria Montague
Support Contracts & Renewals Manager, IIS
Lisa Montanio
Senior Franchise Development Manager, CMIT Solutions, Inc.
Haley Montgomery
Director of Marketing, TekLinks
Lisa Morehouse
Vice President of Operations, GuidePoint Security LLC
Sarah Morreau
Director, Licensing and SAM, Long View Systems
Kristy Morris
VP Demand Generation & Channel Marketing, Tegile Systems
Carla Morss
Senior Director, WW Partner Sales & Alliances, BitSight
Nidhi Nayyar Tassone
Marketing Manager, Acer America
Ellie Nazemoff
President & CEO, Acolyst
Valeh Nazemoff
Executive Vice President / Co-owner, Acolyst
Cheryl Nelan
President, CMIT Solutions of Monroe
Emily Nelson
Partner Programs Manager, Fortinet
Emer Neville
Director of General Business Expertise, SAP
Janice Newlon
Chief Operations Officer, Novacoast, Inc
Katie Nielsen
Senior channel manager, STORServer, Inc.
Stephanie Novak
Director, Global Partner Programs PMO, Qlik
Kori O'Brien
Senior Vice President, Global ISVs, Salesforce
Linda O'Neill
Vice President Channel Sales, Broadview Networks
Regan Ogner
Senior Director, Global Distribution Sales, McAfee
Maria Olson
Vice President Global & Strategic Alliances, NetApp
Natalie Padula
Vice President of Sales, Western US & Canada, BeyondTrust
Betsey Pashayan
Director, Worldwide Partner Marketing, NetApp
Donna Peek
Director, Global Partner Program, SAS
Diane Pereira
Senior Director, Marketing Communications, SAP Partner & SME Marketing, SAP
Lisa Person
Director, Member Communities, CompTIA
Joanne Peterson
VP, Cloud Services, Clarify360
Shirley Peterson
President, CMIT Solutions of Fort Worth
Robyn Philips
Channel Sales Representative, AppRiver
Cindy Phillips
Director of Product Management, CMIT Solutions, Inc.
Penny Philpot
Group Vice President, Oracle WW Alliances and Channels, Oracle Corporation
Mary Piehler
Director, Northeast Public Sector, Lenovo
Gina Pigott
Founder and CEO, TeleDomani | MPG Management Associates Corp.
Michele Pilgrim
Director, Global Partner Marketing, VMware
Deana Pizzo
CEO, President, I.T. Solutions of South Florida
Stacey Pompei
Vice President, Supplier Management & General Counsel, Intelisys
Laurie Potratz
Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances, LookingGlass Cyber Solutions Inc.
Tamara Prazak
Director of Channel Strategy & Marketing, ViaWest
Amy Protexter
VP, Marketing, Insight
Lara Pryor
Director of Partner Marketing, Armor
Devi Rai
Manager, Service Provider Solutions - Americas Channels, Juniper Networks
Angela Restani
Vice President of Marketing, DataEndure
LouAnne Reynolds
Sr. Director, Global Channel Marketing, PTC
Nancy Reynolds
Vice President, Channel Sales, LogRhythm
Monique Rezaei
National Channel Manager, Polycom
Bernadette (Bern) Richardson
Vice President of Marketing, PlanetOne Communications
Ananya Ridenour
Director of Project Management, Zumasys
Katie Riley
Director, Business Development & Marketing, ASI System Integration, Inc.
Joanna Robinson
Regional Vice President for West Coast Operations, Burwood Group
Annie Rooke
Manager, Western Channel Sales, Red Hat, Inc.
Rachel Rose
Head of Global AWS Competency Program, Amazon Web Services
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
Stefanie Ryan
Head of Strategic Channel Marketing, Aryaka
Christy Sacco
Channel Program Manager, Mobility, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America
Bonni-Jo Salazar
Director, Global Partner Programs, Splunk
Heather Schaan
Vice President & General Manager, Microserve
Sabine Schilg
VP, Customer Success, Carbonite
Theresa Schwab
Success Coach, CMIT Solutions, Inc
Ariel Schwieg
Channel Sales Manager, Atlantis Computing
Leanne Scott-Williams
VP, Cloud Operations, Dimension Data Americas
Irina Shamkova
Senior Vice President, Product Management, Intermedia
Lauren Shapiro
President, PlanetOne Communications
Andrea Short
Marketing Director, Tech Data Corporation (formerly Avnet's Technology Solutions division)
Jeanine Sicinski
Channel Marketing Manager, ViaWest
Margie Sims
Vice President of Sales, Dizzion
Tracy Skladanowski
Vice President of Sales, NWN
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
Debra Sperling
Director, National Partners, NetApp
Barbara Spicek
Vice President, Worldwide Channel Sales, Gigamon
Sonia St. Charles
Chief Executive Officer, Davenport Group
Brenda Stallings
CEO, Matrix Integration
Mary Stanhope
Vice President Global Marketing, Global Capacity
Caralyn Stern
Senior Director, Americas Marketing, Sophos
Christina Stewart
Marketing & Communications Manager, Passportal
Kay Stewart
Director of Distribution and Channel Operations, Panasonic
Liz Stuart
VP, Operations, Advanced Systems Group
Emalee Sugano
Business Strategy Consultant, CharTec
Annette Taber
Vice President, Industry Outreach, CompTIA
Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh
Senior Vice President, Partner & Industry Innovation, Salesforce
Heather Tenuto
Vice President, Channels, ShoreTel
Susan Thomas
North America - Distribution & Channel Sales Manager, Bitdefender
Rebecca Thompson
Vice President Marketing, Avere Systems
Lynn D. Tinney
VP Americas Channel, Riverbed Technology
Leslie Tom
Vice President, AppExchange Marketing & Programs, Salesforce
Tara Tomei
Senior Manager of Channel Sales, Carbonite
Amy Tomlin
National Account Manager, Eaton
Shawn Trotter
Vice President, Dell EMC
Beth Vanni
Research Director and Sr. Consultant, The Channel Co.
Georgia Vasilion
Vice President, Public Sector, Technology Integration Group
Sonia Vasudeva
Channel Marketing Manager, Acer America
Regina Vignone
Director of Sales, Channel East, Sophos
Beth Villalpando
Director, NA Distribution Marketing, Dell EMC
Susan Vincent
Director of Partner Services, Intacct
Cassie Wallgren
Sr. Manager, WW Channel Programs, Pulse Secure
Rita Walston
Senior director, Marketing programs, immixGroup
Jill Warren
Director of Network Services, Powernet
Polly Weiss
Strategic Partner Manager, Citrix
Maitjian Welke
President, CMIT Solutions SW Silicon Valley & Greater Palo Alto Offices
Donna Wenk
Senior Vice President of Agent Channel, Broadview Networks
Dalyn Wertz
Executive Director, Channel Management, Comcast Business
Mariah West
Director, Global Partner Marketing, Zerto
Stacy West
VP Marketing, SolarWinds MSP
Kim White
Director, Worldwide Solution Providers, VMware
Marcia White
AMS Relationship Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Anne Wilcox
Senior Vice President, Marketing, PCM
Heather Wilcox
Client Solutions Channel Field Marketing Director, Dell
Rea (Carter) Williams
Director of Marketing, Technology Integration Group
Tish Williams
Vice President Channel, KnowBe4
Mary Catherine Wilson
Senior Director, Global Channel Marketing, Dell EMC
Sheryl Wilson
President, Bay Pointe Tech Services
Lisa Wise
Director of Alliances and Channel Development, Exact, Macola Division
Chris Wolff
Senior Vice President, Group Cisco Alliance, Dimension Data, an NTT company
Regina Wood
Director of U.S. Channel Sales for SLED/Healthcare and Federal, Commvault
Stacey Wu
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Fortinet
Helen Xing
Public Sector Leader, Strategic Alliances, Channel & Business Development, Tableau Software
Rita Younger
National Practice Lead SDDC, CDW
Melany Zweifel
Channel Sales Director, Sungard Availability Services

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