23. Julie Parrish, Vice President, Worldwide Channel Sales, NetApp
Julie Parrish is one of the best in the business at getting the companies she works for to bring their "A" game to the channel. She did it at Symantec, and now she's making it happen at NetApp. Parrish, who joined NetApp a year ago, has already had a big impact with a number of changes aimed at making it easier for partner to do business with the company. Those include a new partner portal and new tools to help partners step up their marketing efforts. She has also implemented a new policy mandating that NetApp will no longer compensate direct sales reps for professional services they sell to commercial accounts.