CRN 2018 Women of the Channel Details

Morgan Milosevich

Marketing Manager, ATEN Technology, Inc.

Location: Irvine, CA


Number of years in current position: 1

Number of years involved with indirect sales: 8

Twitter Handle: @morganmilo

Fun Facts:

Has a female boss (or is top executive at company)
Has worked for a solution provider organization
Has a mentor
Is a mentor
Loves Instagram
Is an extrovert
Can ride a horse
Likes playing video games

Biography and Background:
Morgan graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 2004 with a Bachelor of the Arts in Communications/Advertising. She started her career in publishing and later moved into the CE industry joining New Age Electronics is 2010 as the Assistant to the President. In 2014 she moved into a marketing role for SYNNEX and recently left in August of 2017 to join ATEN Technology to run their marketing.

How have you personally helped advance your company's channel business over the past year?
I grew the retail marketing revenue for New Age Electronics, a division of SYNNEX Corporation, to a record high, and although new to ATEN I've already seen growth in sales due to marketing implementation. I pride myself on establishing relationships with customers and customizing marketing plans based on their needs in order to promote growth.

What are your goals for your company's channel business over the next year?
Evaluating the channel overall and ensuring that we are positioned correctly in the marketplace. Again, forming relationships with our customers to ensure they are getting what they need from us and then some.

What honors, awards, or commendations have you won over the past year?

Outside of your family, please name a woman you admire and why:
I admire my boss, Holly Garcia. She is a strong woman who has excelled in the IT industry. She has drive, determination and is extremely intelligent.

What advice would you give your 16-year-old self?
Take the time to listen and not assume you know or have the answer.

If you could master any new job-related skill, what would it be and why?
I would love to have the time to REALLY learn the SEO world. Marketing is becoming heavily dependent on it.

What's the best book you read this past year and why did you like it?
I love the Stephanie Plum novels by Janet Evanovich because they are fun to read.

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