Clarify360, a digital enterprise advisory, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jo Peterson, VP Cloud Services, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.
Jo is a 20-year veteran in the technology field, with tenure at MCI, Intermedia/Digex Communications, Qwest Communications, now CenturyLink/Savvis, in both pre-sales technical and selling roles. She holds an MBA with an E-business concentration, as well as, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Jo is the founding CoChair of CloudGirls (www.cloudgirls.org). She was a 2016 CRN Women of the Channel recipient and currently serves on the Channel Partners Board, as well as the Rackspace Partner Advisory Council.
Jo is also a featured keynote speaker on topics ranging from cloud architecture, procurement and management, fog computing, software defined networks and IOT and has spoken to audiences across the nation at premier industry events such Channel Partners Expo, IoT Emerge 2016, and Container World 2017.
“These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”
The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at CRN.com/wotc. Ms. Peterson’s profile can be found here: http://wotc.crn.com/wotc2017-details.htm?w=22.
Clarify360 is a boutique sourcing and benchmarking consultancy focused on transforming technology into business advantage by providing custom, end-to-end solutions from a portfolio of more than 170 suppliers globally. As an engineer and leading industry expert, Jo sources net new technology footprints, as well as, is expert at optimizing and benchmarking existing environments.
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