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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Matt Nachtrab
President, Chief Operating Officer, ConnectWise
Jason Dishon
Channel Chief, VP, Channel Sales, Operations, Windstream
Nader Soudah
VP, Worldwide Channels, NexGen Storage
Tim Billing
VP, Product Management, Global Vendors, D&H Distributing
Nichole Wiley-Marks
Sr. Director, Sales Operations, North America, Arrow Electronics
Rob Moyer
VP, Software, Cloud Services, Synnex
Michele Hayes
Global Channel Marketing, Talari Networks
Victoria Grey
Chief Marketing Officer, Gridstore
Thomas Jensen
Head of Global Channel Sales, HP Inc.
Michele Stern
VP, North America Business Partners, IBM
Michelle Hodges
VP, Global Channel Strategy, Operations, Riverbed Technology
Hedy Belttary
SVP, Sales, Laserfiche
Ian Kieninger
CEO, Avant
Curtiz Gangi
Sales VP, U.S. Channels, Data Center Segment, Eaton
Karl Meulema
SVP, Global Channels, Riverbed Technology
Barbara Spicek
VP, Worldwide Channel Sales, Gigamon
Ross Brown
SVP, Worldwide Partners, Alliances, VMware
Steve Santucci
Sr. Director, Sales, SMB, Brother International
Ryan Strayer
Sr. Director, Sales, ViewSonic
Dave Levin
Sr. Director, Partner Strategy, Red River
Adam Snider
Sr. Director, Sales, Globalscape
Jim Tedesco
SVP, North American Sales, Veeam
Wendy Bahr
SVP, Global Partner Org., Cisco Systems
Jesse Chavez
VP, Worldwide Channel Strategy, Operations, Enterprise Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise