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Upcoming Events

ChannelPro SMB Forum 2012: Orlando

ORLANDO! Business + pleasure = a great place for the ChannelPro SMB Forum! The event was a full-day live event and featured presentations from some of the top SMB resellers and systems integrators in the country, sharing their insights on the hottest tech solutions in the SMB marketplace today. 

Sponsor Speakers

Anurag Agrawal is CEO of Techaisle, a global market research and analyst firm that tracks the SMB market and channels, and a veteran research and data analytics executive with nearly 25 years experience. Anurag provides strategic direction to Techaisle and specializes in the SMB market, cloud computing, and market sizing. Prior to Techaisle he was... more
Austin McChord is an entrepreneur whose mission is to bring the highest level of product and service to his customers. He brings a strong technology background to his role as founder and CEO of Datto Inc. The company grew revenues over 300% in 2011 and is a leading vendor of backup, disaster recovery and business continuity solutions, sold... more
Garry Harper is director of sales, AIDC/POS, for SYNNEX Corp. He has spent 32 years selling and supporting technology across the channel for manufacturers, distributors, and resellers. Harper is responsible for sales, product management, and business development, supporting more than 40 vendors covering data collection, printing, and retail POS.... more
Ilene Rosoff is founder and CEO of The Launch Pad, a provider of managed IT support services, data protection services, Web and cloud application hosting, and mobility solutions serving small and midsize businesses and nonprofit organizations since 1992. Covering a broad range of technology requirements including green technology implementation... more
Jay McBain is an accomplished speaker, author, and innovator in the IT industry and has numerous awards to his credit. He currently serves as vice chair of the CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council and CompTIA MSP Partners Community, and is a board member of leading media channel councils. McBain has spent his 18-year career in various executive sales,... more
Matthew “Matt” R. Smith is the director of marketing for HP’s Solution Partners Organization (SPO).  Matt is responsible for enabling and equipping the Americas channel partners to maximize their HP sales and marketing efforts across all HP product lines.   Matt’s organization provides partners with demand generation campaigns for... more

ChannelPro SMB Forum 2013: Long Beach

The Long Beach ChannelPro SMB Forum was a full-day live event featuring presentations from some of the top SMB resellers and managed service providers in the country, sharing their insights on the hottest tech solutions in the SMB marketplace today.

Breakfast and Opening Remarks at Long Beach Event

Tech Trends Session - Long Beach

Closing: Awards and Giveaways - Long Beach

Sponsor Speakers

Cheryl Badley is a senior regional business manager for ViewSonic. A graduate of UC Santa Barbara, Cheryl has extensive sales experience with software and hardware companies such as Entre Computers, Lexisoft, and Taxan. Prior to joining ViewSonic, Cheryl spent 10 years with NEC as a business development manager.Cheryl has 25 years of experience... more
In his role as a director of business development for Zenith Infotech, Darin Pearson brings to the team more than 15 years of professional IT experience, specializing in virtualization, Microsoft server operating systems, and knowledge of backup and disaster recovery solutions. Throughout his career Darin has served as an IT system administrator... more
Grace has been a technology product manager with Epson America for 12 years. She has overseen the technology roadmap for Epson business printers and scanners that have won awards for superior performance from leading industry publications and organizations. Grace earned her MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business and BS from Cornell... more
Jeff has been with Ingram Micro for 11 years. Prior to his role as sales manager in the SMB Business Unit, Jeff served as Ingram Micro’s ISR inside sales representative and senior new business development representative. He earned a BS at the State University of New York at Buffalo and a New York state teaching certificate from Saint... more
Within HP’s solution partner organization, Rich is responsible for growing HP’s share in the SMB market segment by increasing sales to channel partners and their customers. By developing the right strategies, sales enablement tools, and incentive programs, Rich is focused on simplifying and optimizing partner engagement while complimenting their... more
Ted Roller is the channel chief for Mailprotector and focuses every single day on building better relationships with SMB channel partners. That is really all that matters. The rest is just awards, recognition, and job titles. Let’s figure out a better way to provide email solutions to your customers; let’s do it today. Right now. Looking forward... more

ChannelPro SMB Forum 2013: NYC Area

The NYC Area ChannelPro SMB Forum was a full-day live event featuring presentations from some of the top SMB resellers and managed service providers in the country, sharing their insights on the hottest tech solutions in the SMB marketplace today.

Awards and Closing - Iselin

Sessions and Panels - Iselin

Lunch & Sponsor Showcase - Iselin

Sponsor Speakers - Iselin

Everyone Loves Karl

Tech Trends - Iselin

More Photos from ChannelPro-SMB Forum 2013 - NYC 2013

Sponsor Speakers

As national sales director, U.S. Channels for OKI Data, Chris DiReda is responsible for the business performance, growth, and development of MSPs, channel solution providers, and targeted strategic alliance partners that provide software, solutions, infrastructure, and support to MSPs.Previously, Chris held several key sales management positions,... more
A managed services veteran and highly sought after thought leader in the channel community, Dave Sobel is responsible for fostering the growth and success of LOGICnow’s growing community of MSP partners. With responsibility for community and field marketing globally, he helps promote collaboration, education, and innovation to ensure that partners... more
Jake Carroll is responsible for Autotask’s reseller and solution provider partnerships. Prior to Autotask, Jake was director of Americas Channel Sales for MapInfo, a provider of location intelligence software. With more than 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, Jake is a frequent industry speaker and panelist on a wide range of... more
Within HP’s solution partner organization, Rich is responsible for growing HP’s share in the SMB market segment by increasing sales to channel partners and their customers. By developing the right strategies, sales enablement tools, and incentive programs, Rich is focused on simplifying and optimizing partner engagement while complimenting their... more
Steve Pitts is currently a senior regional business manager for ViewSonic Americas. Prior to joining ViewSonic, Steve spent 10 years at Ingram Micro as a business development manager and account executive. Steve joined ViewSonic in 2006 as a regional business manager for the Mid-Atlantic region, before leaving for HP in 2008 to serve as an... more
Ted Roller is the channel chief for Mailprotector and focuses every single day on building better relationships with SMB channel partners. That is really all that matters. The rest is just awards, recognition, and job titles. Let’s figure out a better way to provide email solutions to your customers; let’s do it today. Right now. Looking forward... more
Tim Hannibal founded VaultLogix in 2002 with more than 20 years of management and sales experience in the technology sector. As president and CEO of the company, Tim funded the start-up phase of the organization, arranged additional financing, and guided the company to profitability. He continues to aid in the prosperousness of the organization... more
A 25 year industry veteran, Todd Haugland has served as a client, consultant, administrator and now vendor for IT in the SMB market space. Todd currently serves as Lead Sales Engineer for LogicNow. Immediately prior to coming to GFI MAX (now LogicNow), he worked with a local Gold Partner providing solutions to small businesses. This unique... more

ChannelPro SMB Forum 2014: Philadelphia

The Philadelphia ChannelPro SMB Forum was a full-day live event featuring presentations from some of the top SMB resellers and managed service providers in the country, sharing their insights on the hottest tech solutions in the SMB marketplace today.

Sponsor Speakers

With more than 17 years of experience in the IT security industry, Andrew started My Digital Shield (MDS) in 2013 to bring cloud-based, enterprise-level security technology to small businesses at an affordable price. Prior to founding MDS, Andrew served as the director of service provider business development at Fortinet, a network security... more
As partner development manager within HP’s Americas channel organization, Dave Connors is responsible for growing the company’s share in the SMB market segment by increasing sales to channel partners and their customers. By developing the right strategies, sales enablement tools, and incentive programs, he is focused on simplifying and... more
Jeremy Merrick has more than 14 years of experience as a channel executive in the technology industry. He has run multiple global channel programs from initial development to company acquisition. Jeremy’s expertise covers channel management, business development, OEM partner development, inside sales management, and marketing. Currently, Jeremy... more
Kelly has been marketing and selling solutions to the IT Channel for over 20 years and has been working with Solarwinds MSP and its predecessor, LOGICnow/ GFI MAX for 9 of them. Currently a Channel Manager, Kelly works with and educates channel partners on how to build profitable managed service programs and integrate reoccurring revenue into... more
Larry Trevarthen joined Epson in 2014 as director, business imaging. In this role he is leading Epson’s growth into commercial markets for both multifunction inkjet printers and scanners. Epson’s broad portfolio and deep knowledge of various verticals sets it up well for market expansion with VARs into SMB markets. Larry brings a diverse... more
Len Martin has been a channel sales manager for four years at StorageCraft, a software company that develops best-in-class backup and disaster recovery solutions for the SMB marketplace.An accomplished professional, Len has worked in the IT industry for 20 years, where he has helped vendors drastically grow revenue by leveraging the channel. Len... more
As Channel Engagement Manager at Datto, Samantha's role is to work and engage many different aspects of Datto's business including Marketing, Partner Programs, Sales, and Business Development, all with the goal of helping our Partners go to market.  With over 3 years of Marketing, presenting and educating IT Solution Providers,... more
Shannon Mayer is the channel engagement manager for LogMeIn. She is focused on arming LogMeIn partners with in-demand products, education, and the tools they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive market. Prior to LogMeIn, Shannon was the director of marketing and channel relations for Datto Inc., where she helped Datto more than quadruple... more
In February 2012 Tina joined Carbonite, where she helped to set up the Carbonite Partner Program, the company’s first-ever program for its resellers and managed service provider partners. During her time at Carbonite she has been involved in all aspects of the program and partner account management. She also manages some of Carbonite’s top... more

ChannelPro SMB Forum 2014: Orange County

The Orange County ChannelPro SMB Forum was a full-day live event featuring presentations from some of the top SMB resellers and managed service providers in the country, sharing their insights on the hottest tech solutions in the SMB marketplace today.

Orange County Sponsor Awards

Bringing Home the Goods! - All our OC Winners!

Cocktail Reception in Orange County

Orange County Sessions

Sponsor Speakers at Orange County 2014

The ChannelPro Crew in Orange County 2014

Sponsor Speakers

As Director, North American Reseller and Enterprise Sales, Colleen Browne is responsible for business-to-business sales through partner and end-user engagements within North America. Browne joined ViewSonic in 2000 as head of marketing in the Canadian office. Shortly thereafter she assumed the General Manager position for Canada, taking the... more
A managed services veteran and highly sought after thought leader in the channel community, Dave Sobel is responsible for fostering the growth and success of LOGICnow’s growing community of MSP partners. With responsibility for community and field marketing globally, he helps promote collaboration, education, and innovation to ensure that partners... more
John Durant joined Carbonite in February of this year as director of channel sales, responsible for executing overall channel strategy and business development with Carbonite’s strategic partner base in North America. Before joining Carbonite, John spent six years in the Web content management space as vice president of business development at... more
With more than 20 years of sales and account management experience in the hardware and software technology sector, Lawrence provides both business development and channel sales expertise to StorageCraft. Prior to joining StorageCraft, Lawrence was involved in various account management, channel development, and sales and marketing roles at... more
Michael Wong is a sales engineer for F-Secure, supporting presales of security to service providers and business-to-business partners. With more than 15 years of technical sales, consulting, and IT experience, Michael has thorough knowledge of IT infrastructure, channel sales, product management, and technical presentations.
Michelle MacMillan has been with Ingram Micro for more than 20 years. She is currently the senior sales executive in the Core VAR organization managing the Southern California region. Michelle manages traditional VARs that service all technology solutions and verticals. She is also an expert in understanding all of Ingram Micro’s value add and... more
Within HP’s solution partner organization, Rich is responsible for growing HP’s share in the SMB market segment by increasing sales to channel partners and their customers. By developing the right strategies, sales enablement tools, and incentive programs, Rich is focused on simplifying and optimizing partner engagement while complimenting their... more
Rob is in charge of Datto’s business development, including channel relations, marketing, and training. He brings more than 20 years of B2B experience in IT hardware and software, specifically in the channel. Prior to joining Datto, Rob was director of partner development and operations with LPI Level Platforms, now part of AVG Technologies.
Ted Roller is the channel chief for Mailprotector and focuses every single day on building better relationships with SMB channel partners. That is really all that matters. The rest is just awards, recognition, and job titles. Let’s figure out a better way to provide email solutions to your customers; let’s do it today. Right now. Looking forward... more

ChannelPro SMB Forum 2014: Boston

The Boston ChannelPro SMB Forum was a full-day live event featuring presentations from some of the top SMB resellers and managed service providers in the country, sharing their insights on the hottest tech solutions in the SMB marketplace today.

Sponsor Speakers

Christine Gassman has successfully revamped, implemented, and manages a new and comprehensive Datto Partner Plus program, a resource that focuses on business development and support for more than 8,000 Datto partners worldwide.Christine represents Datto at numerous industry trade shows and other events throughout the year, connecting with partners... more
As Director, North American Reseller and Enterprise Sales, Colleen Browne is responsible for business-to-business sales through partner and end-user engagements within North America. Browne joined ViewSonic in 2000 as head of marketing in the Canadian office. Shortly thereafter she assumed the General Manager position for Canada, taking the... more
As director for sales for the Ingram Micro SMB Business Unit, Jamie Ferullo is responsible for driving Ingram Micro’s vision and mission as it relates to the distributor’s SMB business. That entails identifying and assisting those SMB customers within the Ingram Micro ecosystem that can benefit from additional, intense counseling about potential... more
John Durant joined Carbonite in February of this year as director of channel sales, responsible for executing overall channel strategy and business development with Carbonite’s strategic partner base in North America. Before joining Carbonite, John spent six years in the Web content management space as vice president of business development at... more
Kelly has been marketing and selling solutions to the IT Channel for over 20 years and has been working with Solarwinds MSP and its predecessor, LOGICnow/ GFI MAX for 9 of them. Currently a Channel Manager, Kelly works with and educates channel partners on how to build profitable managed service programs and integrate reoccurring revenue into... more
Michael Wong is a sales engineer for F-Secure, supporting presales of security to service providers and business-to-business partners. With more than 15 years of technical sales, consulting, and IT experience, Michael has thorough knowledge of IT infrastructure, channel sales, product management, and technical presentations.
Within HP’s solution partner organization, Rich is responsible for growing HP’s share in the SMB market segment by increasing sales to channel partners and their customers. By developing the right strategies, sales enablement tools, and incentive programs, Rich is focused on simplifying and optimizing partner engagement while complimenting their... more
Rich Werhun has been in the information technology sector for more than 25 years. His professional background has encompassed a wide array of functions, from sales to solutions architecture. Being an early evangelist of virtualization technologies from server virtualization (VMware VCP #172) to storage virtualization (DataCore Software Certified... more
Shannon Mayer is the channel engagement manager for LogMeIn. She is focused on arming LogMeIn partners with in-demand products, education, and the tools they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive market. Prior to LogMeIn, Shannon was the director of marketing and channel relations for Datto Inc., where she helped Datto more than quadruple... more

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