WAYNE, Pa.—March 2, 2018 – Evolve IP®, The Cloud Strategy 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 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners. The award marks Mr. Coben’s third 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 2018 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 CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”
“From the founding of Evolve IP, we presented our partners with a bold promise: an unprecedented opportunity to gain customer wallet share by offering multiple cloud services. Gary delivers on this promise every day,” said Evolve IP’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Tim Allen. “Through Gary’s leadership, Evolve IP has been able to help our partners offer best-of-breed cloud services in both computing and communications. This has resulted in significant year-over-year increases in commissionable revenue for our partners and ultimately make Gary one of the nation’s top Channel Chiefs.”
One of the world’s fastest growing cloud strategy companies, Evolve IP provides best-of-breed cloud solutions to more than 1,500 enterprises across the globe and to more than 350,000 users. Many of the world’s most recognizable brands rely on the company’s Evolve IP OneCloudTM strategy to migrate multiple integrated cloud computing and cloud communications services onto a single, unified platform including: disaster recovery, contact centers, IP phone systems / unified communications, virtual desktops, IaaS, and more.