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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Didi Dayton
VP, Worldwide Channels, Cylance
Colleen Kapase
VP, Partner Go to Market Program, Incentives, VMware
Ian Kieninger
CEO, Avant
Hedy Belttary
SVP, Sales, Laserfiche
Bill Swales
Group VP, North America Alliances, Channels Sales, Oracle
Scott Markley
SVP, Sales, Itopia
Ed Walton
VP, Channel, Alliances, Cradlepoint
Brooke Cunningham
VP, Global Partner Marketing, Qlik
Curt Mark
VP, Channel Sales, Intermedia.net
Adam Famularo
VP, Global Channels, Verizon
Kurt Mills
VP, Worldwide Channel Sales, Operations, Blue Coat Systems
Rob Moyer
VP, Software, Cloud Services, Synnex
Sam Koury
VP, Sales, The Americas, ShoreTel
Jay Snyder
SVP, Global Alliances, EMC
Julie Hens
VP, Global Distribution Sales, Cisco Systems
Michael O'Brien
VP, Global Channel Sales, Aerohive Networks
Jim Ciampaglio
VP, Channel Partners, Hostway Services
Brooks McCorcle
President, AT&T Partner Solutions, AT&T
Brian Hierholzer
Chairman, CEO , Artisan Infrastructure
John Tippett
VP, GM, Aisle8
Dror Friedman
Sr. Director, Global Channels, Kaminario
Garrett Gee
VP, Indirect Sales Channel, Level 3 Communications
Bob Stegner
SVP, Marketing, North America, Synnex
Matt Nachtrab
President, Chief Operating Officer, ConnectWise