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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Jeff Bawol
President, Avnet Technology Solutions
George Hope
VP, Global Channels, SimpliVity
Kendra Krause
VP, Global Channels, Sophos
Peter Crowcombe
Sr. Director, Global Partner Marketing, Juniper Networks
Scott Whitehouse
VP, Channels, Alliances, CyberArk
Rick Hofmann
VP, North American Channels, PKWARE
Mariah West
Director, Global Partner Marketing, Zerto
Don Lopes
VP, Marketing, Channels, Nexenta Systems
Ed Parolisi
VP, Global Partner Strategy, Operations Programs, Global Partner Organization, Hitachi Data Systems
Craig Buchner
Director, Channel Marketing, Skytap
Tami Sarjeant
Sr. Director, Global Channels, ThreatTrack Security
Michael Gerentine
VP Marketing, Global Business Partners, IBM
Chris Hilderbrand
VP, Global Channel Sales, Acronis
Michael Fair
VP, Channel Sales, National Accounts, Spectrum Business
Ken Trombetta
VP, Worldwide Channels, Cisco Systems
Justin Scopaz
Sr. Director, Worldwide Distribution, Juniper Networks
Nigel Edwards
VP, Worldwide Sales, HGST, a Western Digital brand
Seth Bostock
CEO, IndependenceIT
Dror Friedman
Sr. Director, Global Channels, Kaminario
Peter Wenner
Sr. Director, Americas Partner Marketing, Juniper Networks
Shannon Mayer
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Continuum Managed Services
Christian Alvarez
Sr. Director, Americas Partner Sales, Juniper Networks
Curtiz Gangi
Sales VP, U.S. Channels, Data Center Segment, Eaton
Toni Adams
SVP, Partners, Alliances, Qlik