CRN 2018 Women of the Channel

This year, CRN honors 650 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.

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Ivana Abruzzese
Senior Channel Marketing Manager, Kaspersky Lab
Michelle Accardi
President and Chief Revenue Officer, Star2Star Communications
Dee Dee Acquista
Vice President, Global Channels, SentinelOne
Denise Ahrens
Director, Global Channel Marketing, Cyren
Walaa Al-Saadi Cyr
Director, Channel Sales, Veritas Technologies, LLC
Kathryn Alexander
VP, Head of Channels - NAMER, NCR
Megan Amdahl
SVP of Operations, Insight Enterprises
Maria Ardila
LATAM Channel and Distribution Director, Sophos
Angela Armstrong
VP Marketing, Dasher Technologies, Inc
Marcella Arthur
Vice President, WW Marketing & Channel Development, Trusted Data Solutions
Tricia Atchison
Vice President, Global Partner Marketing, CA Technologies
Kam Attwal-Kaila
President, IT By Design
Kristina Austin
Sr. Director, Global Alliances, Cloud Service Providers and Industries Marketing, Dell EMC
Mira Ayad
Head of Incentive Programs Development and Strategy, Amazon Web Services
Iren Banfield
Vice President Channel Marketing EMEA, Dell EMC
Shari Barnett
Senior Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds MSP
Liz Barnhart
Director of Channels, Talari Networks
Hedy Belttary
Senior Vice President of Sales, Laserfiche
Renee Bergeron
Senior Vice President, Global Cloud, Ingram Micro, Ingram Micro
Lori Berry
Director, Strategic Technology, GreatAmerica Financial Services
Heidi Biggar
Director, Global Partner Enablement and Recruitment, Sungard Availability Services
Marcy Blair
VICE PRESIDENT, AMERICAS SERVICES PARTNERS, Cisco
Ebba Blitz
CEO, AlertSec
Anne-Kathrin Boeckle
SVP Worldwide Sales, SVA Software, Inc.
Michelle Boers
Country Manager, Lifeboat Distribution Canada
Margaret-Ann Bolton
Senior Director, Global Partner Marketing, Red Hat Inc
Tricia Bonora
Senior Director, Channels, Zimperium
Tiffani Bova
Growth and Innovation Evangelist, Salesforce
Caralyn Brace
Vice President, Partner Evolution Market Development, Cisco
Marina Brook
Head of Sales, APAC, StorageCraft
Neily Buff
Sr Director, Education Solutions, Citrix
Laura Burdine
Sales Operations manager, ADAPTURE
Helen Burkhardt
Channel Account Manager, BlueJeans Network
Beth Burnside
President/CEO, CMIT Solutions of Erie
Salena Butler
Vice President, Channel, Infor
Siobhan Byron
Vice President & General Manager, Canada, Westcon-Comstor
Meredith Caram
Assistant Vice President, Market Development and Partner Management, AT&T Partner Exchange
Cynthia Caramico
Sr. Channel Marketing Manager, Avaya
Melissa Caress
Channel Manager, Ivanti
Samantha Carfagnini
Senior Channel Manager, AVANT Communications
Ashley Carnes
Director, Sales Strategy, Impact Networking, LLC
Carola Cazenave
Vice President, IBM Global Business Partners Ecosystem Program Strategy, IBM
Sandra Cheek
Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances, Ciena
Jennifer Cheh
Vice President of Marketing, NEC Display Solutions of America
Margaret Chum
Channel Program Manager, Gemalto
Allison Clarke
Director of Global Channel Programs, Sophos
Victoria Cloutier
Head of Global Channel, DigiCert
Corey Cohen
Director of Marketing, Telecom Brokerage Inc.
Ciera Cole
Chief Operating Officer, The 20 MSP Group LLC
Heather Collins
Director, Partner Sales, Cisco
Louise Cooke
Senior Director North America Channel, Cylance
Dorothy Copeland
VP Global Business Partners, North America, IBM
Stacie Corcoran
Channel & Alliances Manager, Zscaler
Daniela Costa
Vice President of Partner Sales for Latin America, Arcserve, LLC.
Brooke Cunningham
Area Vice President, Global Partner Programs, Marketing & Operations, Splunk
Corre Curtice
Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Sungard Availability Services
Nancy Czlonka
Vice President of Sales, C2G/Legrand
Camilla Dahlen
Head of ISV, Cloud and Embedded Partnerships North America, SAP
Laurie Dasher
CEO, Dasher Technologies, Inc
Laura Davis
Senior Director, Government, Education, Healthcare Partners, VMware
Mary Davis
Director, North America Channel Business Management & Programs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Didi Dayton
VP of WW Channels and Alliances, Cylance
Claire Dean
Sr. Director Partner Engagement and Communication, Symantec
Kerstin Demko
Regional Director, North America Partner Marketing, Sage
Nicki Dewhurst
Marketing Director, Asia Pacific and Japan, Sophos
Zoey Dimitrova-Chappell
Marketing Manager, ESET Canada
Stephanie Dismore
VP & GM, Americas Channels, HP Inc.
Julie Dzubay
VP Sales Operations, WTG
Laurie Evans
VP, WW Channels, Digital and Commercial, Cloud, IBM
Danielle Feith
Director - Marketing, Axiom
Simone Feldman
Vice President, Strategic Sales & Capture, Force 3
Ana Fernandez-Parmet
President, Parmetech, Inc
Karin Fields
CEO, MicroCorp
Sandra Flinders
Senior Director, Global Partner Programs, Global Partner Organization, Cisco
Jennifer Follett
Executive Editor, The Channel Company
Stephanie Ford
Director, South-Eastern US and Caribbean, Mitel
Gail Fredrickson
Director, Strategic Programs, IT Channels, APC by Schneider Electric
Ashley Frizzell
Global Partner Marketing Specialist, VMware
Tanja Froehlingsdorf
Senior Director, Global Channel Marketing, Veritas Technologies, LLC
Hope Galley
Director, Software and Services, USPO and USPS, Cisco
Jessica Garrett
Vice President, Marketing, Veristor Systems Inc.
Christine Gassman
Director of Global Channel Engagement, Datto, Inc.
Maureen Gaumer
Senior Director, North America Channel Marketing, Dell EMC
Justine Glatter
Global Alliance Manager, MicroPact
Melissa Glick
CEO, Think Network Technologies
Sommer Goodknecht
Manager, Channel Marketing, Eaton
Nancy Gorski
CEO & President, Strategic Mobility Group
Tina Gravel
Senior Vice President of Global Channels, Cyxtera Technologies, Inc.
Coleen Greco
Director, North America Partner Marketing, VMware
Joan Groleau
Director, North America Channel, Ipswitch
Manal Guirguis
Director, Endpoint Solutions, Canada, Tech Data
Reena Gupta
President & CEO, Avankia LLC
Diane Guthmann
Head of Global Channel Marketing, Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS Company
Sandra Haan
Senior Director, Partner Marketing, VMware
Jayne Haggard
Training Program Manager, Partner Success, Barracuda MSP
Honora Handley
Sr. Director of Marketing, Infor
Seeta Hariharan
General Manager and Group Head, Digital Software & Solutions Group, Tata Consultancy Services
Fran Harrington
Northeast Regional Midmarket Manager, Eaton
Holly Hartman Niedzielski
Director, Event Marketing & Partner Communities, Ingram Micro
Laurie Harvey
Director Channel Marketing, Jabra
Kristyn Hogan
Director, Channels and Distribution, Cisco
Sabine Howest
Vice President, Global Vendor Engagement, Ingram Micro
Brenda Hudson
Vice President Inside Sales, Sales Enablement, Learning and Development, Insight Enterprises
Linda Hutchinson
Senior Director of North America Channel Sales, Ciena
Lisa Marie Jenkins
Director, US Data Center Solutions, Rittal Corporation
Renae Johnson
National Cisco Alliance Senior Director, Logicalis
Jules Johnston
Vice President, Americas Partner Sales, Equinix
Kelly Jones
President and COO, NetGain Information Systems Company
Hanna Kalmer
Global Channel Marketing, RSA
Tiffani Kapke
Channel Manager, Alert Logic
Felise Katz
CEO, PKA Technologies, Inc.
Muna Khurshid
Vice President, Networking, Dimension Data
Tracey Koziol
Senior Vice President Workplace Solutions, Xerox
MeiLee Langley
Head of Global Partner Marketing, 8x8, Inc.
Katrina Lassegard
Sales Director, Arctic Wolf Networks
Sara Lehmer
Marketing Director, Focus Technology Soltuions
Lei-Lei Leon
Channel Marketing Director- North America, Snow Software Inc
Justine Lewis
Vice President, Worldwide Field and Channel Marketing, Sophos
Carli Luhrs
Director of Human Capital Management, Global Technology Resources, Inc (GTRI)
Erin Malone
Vice President, NA Channel Sales, Sophos
Sharon March
Senior Manager, Technical Operations, Comstor
Courtney Margossian
Senior Marketing Event Manager, Continuum Managed Services
Helena Marsikova
Channel Marketing Director, GFI Software
Jenn Martin
Vice President, Worldwide Sales, BitTitan
Lorraine Maurice
Sr. Director, Global Channel Partner & SME Marketing, SAP
Jo McCausland
VP Partner and Channel Sales, Galileo - A Division of the ATS Group
Rachel McClary, PhD
Chief Marketing Officer, Arcserve, LLC.
Pamela McCray
IBM Senior Client Director, Tech Data, North America, IBM
Laura McGregor Falko
Senior Director, Global RTM Partner Marketing, CA Technologies
Jeanne Michele Miller
President, Ener Systems, LLC
Stephanie Moncayo
Partner Marketing Manager, PTC
Robin Montague
Senior Director, National Partners, CA Veracode
Lisa Montanio
Senior Franchise Development Manager, CMIT Solutions, Inc.
Kara Montgomery
Director of Channel and OEM Marketing, Mellanox Technologies
Dina Moskowitz
Founder/CEO, SaaSMAX
Joyce Mullen
President, Global Channel, OEM and IoT, Dell EMC, Dell EMC
Jacqui Murphy
VP of Marketing, Auvik Networks Inc.
Jen Murphy
VP, Worldwide Channels, HashiCorp
Miriam Murphy
Senior Vice President, Advanced and Specialist Solutions, Europe, Tech Data
Melissa Nacerino
Sr. Director, Worldwide Channel Marketing, Palo Alto Networks
Maeve Naughton
Senior Partner Marketing Manager, Sage Intacct
Nidhi Nayyar Tassone
Commercial Marketing Manager, Acer America
Ellie Nazemoff
President & CEO, Acolyst
Valeh Nazemoff
Executive Vice President / Co-owner, Acolyst
Emer Neville
Chief of Staff - SAP Global Channels & General Business, SAP
Staci Nevins
Chief of Staff, AT&T Alliance Channel
Janice Newlon
COO, Novacoast, Inc.
Enit Nichani
Director of Marketing, North America, IGEL
Cybil Nielsen
Senior Director of Finance & Commissions, Intelisys, a ScanSource Company
Gretchen O'Hara
VP of Go-to-Market Strategy, Microsoft
Courtney Pallotta
Vice President of Marketing, ClearSky Data
Anita Pandey
Vice President, Marketing, Velostrata
Amy Payne
Director, North American Marketing, Value Solutions Channel, Dassault Systemes
Jo Peterson
VP, Cloud Services, Clarify360
Shirley Peterson
President, CMIT Solutions of Fort Worth
Shannon Platz
Global Vice President, Channel GTM & Readiness - Platform Technology Products, SAP
Lisa Pope
Executive Vice President, Sales America, Epicor Software
Katie Popowski
Manager, Customer Success, Carbonite
Laurie Potratz
Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances, LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, Inc.
Tina Powers
Senior Director, North America Commercial Alliances, Oracle Corporation
Tamara Prazak
Director of Channel Strategy, Flexential (formely Peak 10 + ViaWest)
Lisa Quinby
Director, Global Partner and Field Marketing, CA Veracode
Adelaide Reilly
Senior Vice President/General Manager, The Channel Company
Susan Reynolds
Vice President, Partner Ecosystem, Watson Customer Engagement, IBM
Bernadette (Bern) Richardson
Vice President of Marketing, PlanetOne Communications
Monica Rosales
LATAM Channel Leader, Tyco Retail Solutions
Rachel Rose
Head of APN Differentiation Programs, Amazon Web Services
PATRICIA RUSH
Founder and Channel Advocate, Rush To Channel
Dawn Marie Ruszel
North America Channel Chief, Western Digital Corporation
Sandra Rygwalski
Sr. Director North America Channel Presales, Dell EMC
Christy Sacco
Channel Program Manager, Mobility, Panasonic Corporation of North America
Lindsay Sanchez
Group Director, Partner Marketing, Enablement and Microsoft Business Development, Citrix
Renee Sanderson
Director - Acquisitions & Divestitures Strategy -- Global Partner Sales & Customer Success, Cisco
Alison Say
Director, IBM Cloud Partner Ecosystem, Europe, IBM
Shannon Sbar
Vice President of Channels, North America, APC by Schneider Electric
Heather Schaan
Vice President & General Manager, Microserve
Sabine Schilg
VP, Customer Success - Renewal/Upsell/Xsell, Carbonite
Talia Schmidt
VP of Marketing, Atera
Kristina Scott
Director of Global Channel Marketing, Seclore
Tripti Sethi
Digital Analytics Offering Lead, Europe, Avanade
Heather Shafland
Channel Sales Operations Manager, Cyberpower
Irina Shamkova
Senior Vice President, Product Management, Intermedia.net, Inc.
Terri Snell
Head of Partner Innovation & Expansion, North America, SAP
Katherine Sobus
Director, Customer Experience Strategy, ConvergeOne
Stacey Solomon
•VP, Purchasing-, Myriad Supply
Heather Somerville-Gonzalez
VP, Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Technologent
Kilynn Sommer
Director of Channel Marketing and Events, Mitel
Barbara Spicek
VP, Global Channels & Alliances, Veritas Technologies, LLC
Becca Stucky
Senior Director of Demand Gen and Programs, Thycotic
Emalee Sugano
Business Strategy Manager, CharTec
Meaghan Sullivan
Vice President, Global Channel Marketing and SME, SAP
Hayley Tabor
VP, Global Alliances, Dell EMC
April Taylor
Vice President of ConnectWise Manage, ConnectWise
Heather Tenuto
VP Sales, SMB Services, Office Depot
Andrea Tharp
Director of America's Channels, AlienVault
Colleen Tobler
Director, Managed Services and Operations, vCORE Technology Partners
Kandyce Tripp
Sr. Director, Global Channel and Public Cloud Operations, Palo Alto Networks
Beth Vanni
Director of Research & Sr. Consultant, The Channel Company
Jenniver Vasin
Vice President, Human Resources, Insight Enterprises
Cathleen Ventura
Director of Channel Sales - Western Region, QTS Datacenters
Alysia Vetter
Director of Marketing & Communications, The ASCII Group
Natalia Vianden
Director of Global Channel Programs, Extreme Networks
Laurie Viault
Business Program Manager Partner Incentives Enterprise, Device, and Campaigns Go To Market Lead, Microsoft
Coletta Vigh
Director, Global Channel Programs, WatchGuard Technologies
Claudia Vizcarra
Regional Sales Director Multicounty Latin America, Sophos
Courtney Walker
Partner Enablement and Channel Manager, MobileIron
Kimberly Walkey
Director U.S. Channel Sales Distribution, Tripp Lite
Michelle Watts
Chief of Staff, New Technology Group, Sales & Marketing, Intel Corp.
Polly Weiss
National Partner Manager, Citrix
Michelle Welch
SVP Marketing, WatchGuard Technologies
Maitjian Welke
Principal, CMIT Solutions Silicon Valley
Mariah West
Director, Global Partner Marketing, Zerto
Stacy West
VP Marketing, SolarWinds MSP
Lindsey Westbrook
Director, Field & Channel Marketing - Americas, Barracuda Networks
Tasha Westerman
Senior Vice President, People Services, Long View Systems
Lisa Wight
Senior Director, Global Distribution and Volume Partners, VMware
Catherine Wilson
Director of Operations, Laserfiche
Mary Catherine Wilson
Senior Director Global Channel Marketing, Dell EMC
Pamela Wilson
Director Inside Partners Operations, Xerox
Sara Wilson
Director, LATAM Channels, Veeam
Chris Wolff
Head of OEM and IOT Partnerships, Dell EMC
Louise Wright
Principal Channel Marketing Manager, Citrix
Stacey Wu
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Fortinet