Channel Madness Round 2: Lenovo’s Roskill Holding Narrow Lead Over Cisco’s Tuszik

Round 2 of the 2020 CRN Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs is hurtling toward its close. With less than 24 hours left to go, take a look at how the Solutions 16 are faring.


With less 24 hours left in Round 2 of the 2020 CRN Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs, the Solutions 16 are making their final stands to try to advance to the Enterprise 8.

The Infrastructure region is hosting one of the most closely watched matchups of the tournament so far, where tournament rookie Nicole Roskill of Lenovo is clinging to a slim lead over Cisco’s Oliver Tuszik. Roskill is currently ahead with 53 percent of the vote to Tuszik’s 47 percent.

A number of channel chiefs throughout the bracket have established lopsided leads over their opponents. Here’s a look at the results so far:

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Paul Hunter, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 74 vs. Shannon Sbar, APC by Schneider Electric, 26

Oliver Tuszik, Cisco Systems, 47 vs. Nicole Roskill, Lenovo, 53


Sammy Kinlaw, Lexmark, 27 vs. Scott Lannum, HP Inc., 73

Rob Cato, Lenovo, 77 vs. Donna Grothjan, Aruba, an HPE Company, 23


Kevin Rooney, Veeam, 80 vs. Carolee Gearhart, Google, 20

Garviella Schuster, Microsoft, 76 vs. Jonathan McCormick, Intermedia, 24


Frank Rauch, Check Point, 81 vs. Gordon Mackintosh, Juniper, 19

Kendra Krause, Sophos, 22 vs. Ken McCray, McAfee, 78

Voting in Round 2 will remain open until Tuesday, March 24 at noon ET. Visit to cast your votes and choose your chief!