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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Chris White
VP Sales, Americas Partners, Alliances, Hitachi Data Systems
Jeff Bawol
President, Avnet Technology Solutions
Jim Delis
Group VP, Partner Channels, Time Warner Cable
Jim Harold
VP, Channels, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
George Hope
VP, Global Channels, SimpliVity
Vincent Brissot
Head of Global Channel Marketing & Operations, HP Inc.
Shannon McWilliams
Sr. Director, Software-Defined Data Center Solutions, Arrow Electronics
Leonard Iventosch
VP, Worldwide Channels, Nimble Storage
Efrain Rovira
VP, Hybrid IT Channel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Kerry Grimes
SVP, Worldwide Channel Sales, PTC Inc.
Frank Rauch
VP, Americas Partner Organization, VMware
D. Robert Martin
VP, North American Partner Sales, Red Hat
Michele DeAmbrosio
Director, U.S. Channel Sales, Emerson Electric
Scott Siragusa
VP, Global Business Development, Channels, Druva
Carl Taylor
VP, U.S. Channel Sales, Oki Data Americas
Salvatore Patalano
Chief Revenue Officer, Lenovo Software
Max Pruger
Chief Sales Officer, nGenx
Curt Mark
VP, Channel Sales, Intermedia.net
Ron Myers
VP, Worldwide Channel Sales, Palo Alto Networks
Jason Dishon
Channel Chief, VP, Channel Sales, Operations, Windstream
Rodolpho Cardenuto
President, Global Channels, General Business, SAP
Brooks McCorcle
President, AT&T Partner Solutions, AT&T
Blake Allen
Business Development Manager, Venyu Solutions
Mark Nutt
SVP, Global Channels, Veritas Technologies