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 Hilderbrand
VP, Global Channel Sales, Acronis
Blake Wetzel
VP, CenturyLink
Michele Hayes
Global Channel Marketing, Talari Networks
Randall Porter
VP, Business Development, AT&T Partner Exchange, AT&T
Michael Hughes
SVP, Worldwide Sales, Barracuda Networks
Jim Ritchings
SVP, Worldwide Channels, F5 Networks
Victoria Grey
Chief Marketing Officer, Gridstore
Mark Nutt
SVP, Global Channels, Veritas Technologies
Reza Parsia
Director, North America Channel, LANDESK
Karl Soderlund
SVP, Worldwide Channels, Alliances, Imperva
Bob Crissman
VP, Global Channel Programs, Sales, Alfresco
Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy
Executive VP, North America, Westcon-Comstor
Rick Carbone
VP, North American Sales, Egenera
Susan Penevolpe
VP, Sales, WTG
Farokh Karani
Director, North America, Sales, Channels, Quick Heal Technologies
John Tippett
VP, GM, Aisle8
Adam Famularo
VP, Global Channels, Verizon
Stephanie Dismore
Vice President and General Manager, Americas Commercial Channel, HP Inc.
Judy Kent
Director, Channel Marketing, PernixData
Ted Plumis
VP, Channels, Business, Corporate Development, Exabeam
Robert Bruce
SVP, Worldwide Channel Sales, Silver Peak
Maurits Tichelman
VP, GM, Sales, Intel
Jim DeFoe
VP, Americas Channels, Dell
Kirk Horton
SVP, Sales, Marketing, Nautilus Data Technologies