2016 Channel Chiefs



The 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs

In celebration of CRN's 2016 Channel Chiefs, here are 50 executives that drive the channel agenda and evangelize the importance of channel partnerships.

20 Ways Channel Chiefs Spent Money Last Year

Channel Chiefs sound off on the key channel-focused investments their companies made in the previous year.

20 People Channel Chiefs Look To For Inspiration

We asked over 300 executives to share the people whom they look to for inspiration in work and in life.

Channel Chiefs By Company

By The Numbers: Get To Know The 2016 Channel Chiefs

We take a deep dive into the 2016 Channel Chiefs database and get a look at the honorees by the numbers.

20 Tips On How To Be A Better Channel Chief

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs lean on their years of experience running channels to provide tips for today's channel up and comers.

20 Innovative Partner Program Updates Channel Chiefs Are Proud Of

CRN asked participants to shed some light on the most innovative initiatives their companies rolled out for their partners in 2016.

Channel Chiefs By Name


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Charles Tomeo
VP, Worldwide Channels, Webroot
Andrew Brinck
VP, Channel Sales, Scale-out Storage, Quantum
Kathrin Esposito
Director, Sales, Kensington
Nadine Routhier
VP, Strategy, Marketing, Channel, Retail Solutions Div., NCR
Steven Joe
Executive VP, Channel, Americas, Zyxel Communications
Bill Hooper
VP, Partner Channel, XO Communications
Chris Penner
SVP, Global Channel Sales, Alliances, Box
Efrain Rovira
VP, Hybrid IT Channel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
John Corley
President, Channel Partner Operations, Xerox
Gavin Miller
VP, Marketing, Avnet Technology Solutions
Victoria Grey
Chief Marketing Officer, Gridstore
Justin Scopaz
Sr. Director, Worldwide Distribution, Juniper Networks
Rob Eby
VP, Purchasing, D&H Distributing
Thomas Sheahen
VP, North America Channel Sales, Zebra Technologies
Michael Richards
Director, Channels, Stratoscale
Sudeep Goswami
Sr. Director, Worldwide Corporate, Channel Sales, Cumulus Networks
Shay Phillips
Executive Director, Technology and Service Management, AT&T Partner Exchange, AT&T
Ed Parolisi
VP, Global Partner Strategy, Operations Programs, Global Partner Organization, Hitachi Data Systems
Cindy Ting
VP, Product Management, Synnex
Yaacov Cohen
Founder, CEO, harmon.ie
Stephen Mungall
Global Channel Sales, Red Hat
Parker Zanios
Director, Partner Alliances, IFS
Coletta Vigh
Director, Channel Programs, WatchGuard Technologies
Michelle Accardi
COO, Star2Star Communications