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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Tim Billing
VP, Product Management, Global Vendors, D&H Distributing
Justin Scopaz
Sr. Director, Worldwide Distribution, Juniper Networks
Jay Snyder
SVP, Global Alliances, EMC
Tracy Pallas
VP, Global Channels, illusive networks
Nader Soudah
VP, Worldwide Channels, NexGen Storage
John Tippett
VP, GM, Aisle8
Stephen Thomas
Americas Channel Sales Leader, Symantec
Malissa King
Sr. Director, Sales, Channels, Xirrus
Maurits Tichelman
VP, GM, Sales, Intel
Ryan Gruening
Director, Worldwide Channels, Code42
Jos Brenkel
Global Head of Sales Strategy & Operations, HP Inc.
Steven Joe
Executive VP, Channel, Americas, Zyxel Communications
Jim Tedesco
SVP, North American Sales, Veeam
Phil Alexander
Director, Channel Business Development, Skyport Systems
Frank Vitagliano
VP, Global Channel Programs, Strategy, Dell
George Bardissi
President, CEO, BVoIP
Rob Moyer
VP, Software, Cloud Services, Synnex
Matt Goulet
Chief Operating Officer, Globalscape
Nick Urrea
Director, Channel Sales, Operations, Digital Guardian
Mark Mercado
VP, Channel Sales, SingleHop
Thomas Sheahen
VP, North America Channel Sales, Zebra Technologies
Chris Noordyke
VP, Sales, Blue Medora
Patricia Watkins
VP, Global Channel Sales, Internap
Mark Conley
Director, Worldwide Channel Sales, SolidFire