“We honor and congratulate this list of influential women from Polycom who are dedicated to supporting the mission of the channel,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “For years, we have identified and celebrated the women who have made an indelible mark on the technology industry through unmatched innovation and razor focus on meeting the needs of the IT channel community.”“Kandyce, Deandra, Barb and Lana have been instrumental in leading initiatives that are expanding opportunities and opening the door to new markets for thousands of our partners,” said Ron Myers, senior vice president of Global channels for Polycom. “Their leadership and creative approaches prepare our channel partners to provide the best solutions to meet their customers’ goals and needs.” To date, Polycom’s channel program has won numerous awards, including four consecutive wins of CRN's respected 5-Star Rating for the Polycom Choice Partner Program. A special feature on the “Women of the Channel” is in the June issue of CRN magazine and expanded coverage of the Power 100 will be featured online at www.crn.com. CRN Magazine editors selected this year’s honorees based on nominations and applications from a field of channel organizations, distributors and solution providers. Selections are also based on the role each applicant played during the past year in driving revenue and the steps taken to evangelize the IT channel. About UBM Tech Channel UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/UBMTechChannel. UBM plc. ( www.ubm.com) UBM plc. is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
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