Building a solid channel program is never a one-man show. It takes a team -- and often a pretty big one -- to arm partners with the resources and support they need to be successful. And while some channel team members get their fair share of recognition, not all of them do. In fact, there are countless channel executives who work tirelessly to support their partners, without ever gaining the recognition of the channel at large.
This list aims to change that. CRN's "100 People You Don't Know But Should" spotlights some of the channel's best and brightest executives who may not be as visible as some channel chiefs or CEOs, but are just as important to the partner community. Consider them the channel's unsung heroes.
Here's Part 1 of our list. For a look at more of the behind-the-scenes channel executives clearing the way for channel business to get done, check out Part 2.