Clarify360, a next-generation technology sourcing and benchmarking firm, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Vice President, Cloud Services Jo Peterson to its prestigious 2018 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.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

A thought leader and social influencer in the cloud, cloud security space, Jo has received the CRN Women of the Channel recognition for three consecutive years. She has earned numerous accolades for her industry leadership and influence. Jo is a regular speaker and social influencer at conferences such as DataCenter World, ContainerWorld IoT World, IBMThink and LiveWorx and other expos.

“This accomplished group of leaders is steadily guiding the IT channel into a prosperous new era of services-led business models and deep, strategic partnerships,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel list honors executives who are driving channel progress through a number of achievements—exemplary partner programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective team-building, visionary leadership and accelerated sales growth—as well as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives.”

“Jo leads her business unit by providing our clients with best practices as well as keeping them informed about next generation tools and services that allow them to stay ahead in the Cloud, Colocation and Security space. She is our emerging tech go to person,” said Kelly Ratcliff, CEO of Clarify360. “We are all very proud of her accomplishments and know that Jo has earned every bit of this award through hard work, dedication and a passion for what she does.”

The 2018 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

To view Jo’s 2018 Women of the Channel profile, visit

About Clarify360
Clarify360 is a technology sourcing and benchmarking firm specializing in the discovery, planning and migration of connectivity, collaboration and cloud/colocation deployments globally. Experts with decades of experience lead each of our three practice areas: Connectivity, Collaboration, Cloud/Colocation. For more information, visit

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