Lenovo North America
Lenovo's been on a roll, with its market-share gains in PCs (becoming No. 1 in market share) and servers and its recent deal to acquire IBM's x86 server business for $2.3 billion.
That means more work for Frey, the company's channel chief. But he'll take it. Lenovo's channel sales grew 30 percent in 2013, contributing to Lenovo’s 20 percent-plus SMB market growth. Last year Frey's organization increased the number of VARs selling ThinkServer products five-fold, leading to a 75 percent sales increase.