Making her debut on the list, Clark recognized for successfully leading her team in helping partners improve the customer experience #WOTC2021
Scottsdale, Ariz., May 10, 2021 –
PlanetOne, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Christi Clark, Vice President of Operations, to the highly respected Women of the Channel list for 2021. This annual list recognizes the unique strengths, vision and achievements of female leaders in the IT channel. The 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges women from all over the IT channel, including vendors, distributors and solution providers.
The women honored on this year’s list pushed forward with comprehensive business plans, marketing initiatives and other innovative ideas to support their partners and customers, helping them through the uncertainty brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRN celebrates these exceptional women for their leadership, dedication and channel advocacy.
“During her tenure at PlanetOne, Christi has played an important role in driving our success through the advocacy efforts of her back office team,” said Ted Schuman, Founder and CEO, PlanetOne. “Her commitment to solving any post-sale challenges that arise, and her tenacity for uncovering the right resources, has empowered our partners time and time again in creating a successful post-sale relationship with their customers. Congratulations on this well-deserved honor and thank you for all that you do to help PlanetOne and our partners deliver and exceptional customer experience.”
During 2020, PlanetOne rebranded its back-office as CommandCentral in order to better demonstrate the value of the services provided by Christi and her team. As part of this rebranding, Christi has been focused on further empowering PlanetOne’s CommandCentral team, sharing the knowledge that she hase gained during her 20+ years in the channel, and demonstrating how to work outside of the box to provide the exceptional experience PlanetOne is known for throughout the industry.
“CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their many accomplishments and look forward to their continued contributions to the IT channel.”
The 2021 Women of the Channel list will be featured in CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.
PlanetOne is the IT channel and telecom industry’s preferred business partner for identifying and delivering cloud-based and connectivity solutions to small and midsize businesses and enterprises. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., the industry pioneer is celebrated by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and regarded as a top-performing partner for hundreds of telecom agents and channel partners nationwide. In 2018, PlanetOne was named one of the Best Places to Work by The Business Intelligence Group. Since 2017, the company has been honored as one of the “Nation’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” by the National Association for Business Resources. In 2015 and 2017, PlanetOne ranked No. 1 in the Phoenix Business Journal’s annual “Best Places to Work” survey, and has been recognized as one of Arizona’s largest privately-held companies as part of the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards program, since 2016. The award-winning PlanetOne Partner Program has also been included in CRN’s Connectivity Solutions Partner Program Guide and Cloud Partner Program Guides.
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