Julie Parrish and Todd Palmer of NetApp Recognized as Channel Chiefs by Everything Channel's <em>CRN</em>
Sunnyvale, Calif.-March 3,
2010-NetApp today announced that Julie Parrish, vice
president of Worldwide Channel Sales, and Todd Palmer, vice
president of Americas Channel Sales, were both named a 2010 Channel
Chief by Everything Channel's CRN. Channel Chiefs are
leaders in creating effective channel programs for solution
providers. They consistently defend, promote, and execute effective
channel partner programs and strategies.
This is the fourth consecutive year that
Parrish was recognized as a Channel Chief by CRN and the
second consecutive year that Palmer received the honor. In their
roles at NetApp, Parrish is responsible for shaping and executing
the strategic vision of the worldwide NetApp Partner Program while
Palmer is in charge of managing the Americas channel strategy as
part of the broader NetApp Partner Program.
For the eighth consecutive year the Channel
Chiefs were chosen by Everything Channel editorial based on
criteria including policy and program innovations made during the
past year, the amount of revenue their company generates through
partners, their willingness to speak out publicly on behalf of the
channel, and the number of years they dedicated to channel
"Todd and I are very excited and proud to be
recognized as two of CRN's 2010 Channel Chiefs," said
Parrish. "Even through tough economic conditions over the past
year, NetApp has remained committed to developing new partner
pathways with a focus on investing in all of our partners to help
them expand their business opportunities and maximize their
"Being named a Channel Chief is one of the
most prestigious honors in the IT industry. This year's Channel
Chiefs offer tremendous insight into the who's who of the channel,"
said Kelley Damore, vice president, editorial director, Everything
Channel. "Top channel executives consistently ensure that the
channel's voice is heard when strategic decisions are being made
and continually nurture mutually profitable relationships. We
applaud the 2010 Channel Chiefs for their successful partner
programs and strategies."
For additional information on the
CRN Channel Chief list, visit www.channelweb.com.
The Channel Chief list was published in the February 22, 2010,
issue of CRN.
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"Complete Technology Channel Solution," Everything Channel offers
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offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of
global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled
audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales
channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides
innovative field sales and marketing solutions to the sellers of
technology to achieve measurable and significant results.
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