Informatica®, the world’s No. 1 provider of data management solutions, today announced thatCRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Rodney Foreman, senior vice president, Partner Ecosystem, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.
Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”
Informatica recently launched its global partner program, Informatica Partner Program, with the goal of extending Informatica’s cloud and data management offerings to a wider range of customers and market segments. The company is is committed to helping companies accelerate their journey to the cloud. As part of this commitment, the company is focused on building a strategic network of value added distributor (VAD) and value added reseller (VAR) channel partners to help companies power their businesses using the leading data management solutions from Informatica.
“Channel partners are a key to our growth and fundamental in helping customers across the board tap into the power of data to achieve success,” said Lou Attanasio, executive vice president, chief revenue officer of Informatica. “We at Informatica are tremendously excited that Rodney has been recognized as a 2017 CRN Channel Chief. His passion, determination, experience and drive is instrumental in our channel partner and customer success.”
“I am honored to be named to the 2017 CRN Channel Chief list,” said Rodney Foreman, senior vice president, Partner Ecosystem with Informatica. “Our channel program members are key to the success of the program and are a crucial part of our vision for the future.”
The 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online.
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