CRN 2018 Women of the Channel Details

Maitjian Welke

Principal, CMIT Solutions Silicon Valley

Location: San Jose, CA


Number of years in current position: 9

Number of years involved with indirect sales: 9

Twitter Handle: @cmitswsv

Fun Facts:

Has a female boss (or is top executive at company)
Can code
Sits on a company board
Has worked for a solution provider organization
Has a mentor
Is a mentor
Has studied abroad

Biography and Background:
Maitjian Welke is the founder and co-owner of CMIT Solutions of Silicon Valley that is a full service IT Solutions & Managed Service Provider. We specialize in managing IT infrastructure for small to midsize businesses, Cyber Security, M&A IT Discovery and Integration. Maitjian has Computer Science degree and extensive IT & Software Engineering experience for over 20 years working in fortune 500 corporations prior to starting CMIT Solutions Silicon Valley.

How have you personally helped advance your company's channel business over the past year?
As co-founder of CMIT Solutions in Silicon Valley with offices in San Jose and Palo Alto, Maitjian Welke has been instrumental in advancing the channel business beyond small and midsize business and into large organizations in public sector.

What are your goals for your company's channel business over the next year?
Our goal for the channel business if to focus on expanding into large organization private and public sectors as a diversity supplier contributing to their IT procurement diversity goals.

Outside of your family, please name a woman you admire and why:
Opa Winfrey for being a self-made successful business woman.

What advice would you give your 16-year-old self?
Don't be afraid to speak your mind and go for your dream.

If you could master any new job-related skill, what would it be and why?
Sales communication.

What's the best book you read this past year and why did you like it?
POWERFUL Secret to SUCCESS Using The Law Of Attraction - Oprah Winfrey It is very inspiring and true.

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