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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Scott Dunsire
VP, GM, Americas Channels, OEM, Inside Sales, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Warren Mead
VP, Business Development, Channel Sales, Nasuni
Rick Snyder
VP, Global and Strategic Partner Org., Cisco Systems
John Gray
SVP, Business Development, New Relic
Philip John Crocker
Director, Global Channel Marketing, Sales Enablement, Panasas
Jeff Davis
SVP, Sales, D&H Distributing
Justin Gilbert
Manager, Channel Sales, AppRiver
Justin Scopaz
Sr. Director, Worldwide Distribution, Juniper Networks
Darrin Chen
VP, Worldwide Channel, Mellanox Technologies
Rob McKernan
SVP, Global IT Channels, APC by Schneider Electric
Aimee Catalano
VP, Partner, Industry Solution Marketing, Pure Storage
Dror Friedman
Sr. Director, Global Channels, Kaminario
Rodolpho Cardenuto
President, Global Channels, General Business, SAP
George Hope
VP, Global Channels, SimpliVity
Kirk Horton
SVP, Sales, Marketing, Nautilus Data Technologies
JP Jauvin
SVP, GM, SolarWinds N-able
Mike Valentine
SVP, Worldwide Sales, Sophos
Carmen Sorice III
SVP, Channels, Sungard Availability Services
Jon Bove
Sr. Director, U.S. Channels, Fortinet
Stephen Thomas
Americas Channel Sales Leader, Symantec
Dee Dee Acquista
VP, Global Channels, Proofpoint
Sudeep Goswami
Sr. Director, Worldwide Corporate, Channel Sales, Cumulus Networks
Tyler Prince
Executive VP, Worldwide Alliances, Channels, Salesforce
Sammy Kinlaw
Executive Director, North America Channel Chief, Lenovo