WAYNE, Pa.—April 4, 2017 – Evolve IP, The Cloud Services Company™, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Senior Vice President of Channel Services, Gary Coben, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The award marks Mr. Coben’s 2nd consecutive recognition as one of the 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.”
“With more than 30 years of channel management, Gary’s experience pays off every day for Evolve IP and our partners. His recognition as a Channel Chief is well-deserved,” said Evolve IP’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Tim Allen. “Under Gary’s leadership, our partner program continues to innovate and grow to even greater levels. Today we’re working with the top master agents and VARs in the country but are continually on the lookout for aggressive, forward-thinking new partners that want to leverage Evolve IP’s unique capabilities of providing both cloud computing and cloud communications on a single, unified platform.”
One of the nation’s fastest growing cloud companies, Evolve IP provides cloud services in virtually every industry including: healthcare, legal, insurance, banking, technology, travel, veterinary medicine, and retail and to some of the world’s most recognizable brands. The company’s Evolve IP OneCloudTM solution allows organizations to migrate multiple cloud computing and cloud communications services onto a single, unified platform including: virtual data centers / servers, disaster recovery, virtual desktops, IP phone systems / unified communications, contact centers, and more.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.