Theresa Caragol, Extreme Networks
Vice President of Global Channels
Years in channel: 20
Years in position: 1
Highlights of the past year: Since joining Extreme Networks in May 2012, Caragol has spearheaded several key channel initiatives, including the formation of a global partner team, global advisory council and recruitment and development of new strategic partnerships for the company. She also launched the company's new global partner program, which recently received CRN's 5-Star Partner Program Guide award.
Goals: Caragol's career aspirations continue to be focused on building world-class sales teams and organizations. However, she finds herself shifting toward leading overall business development and high-tech sales. She also continues to feel very passionate about developing and mentoring others and encouraging young women and men to go into high-tech and the channel.