For the third year in a row, Richardson is featured on this prestigious list of influential female executives who are accelerating change within the IT channel #WOTC19
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., – May 20, 2019 – PlanetOne, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Bernadette “Bern” Richardson, Senior Vice President of Marketing, to its 2019 Women of the Channel list. This is the third year in a row Bern has been recognized by CRN for her outstanding leadership, vision and commitment to driving channel growth and success for PlanetOne and its growing base of partners and providers.
The leaders on the 2019 CRN Women of the Channel list are from all areas of the IT channel ecosystem; representing technology suppliers, distributors, solution providers, and other IT organizations. Each is recognized for her contributions to channel advocacy, channel growth and visionary leadership.
During the past year, Bern has been focused on helping PlanetOne make expanding its relationships with channel partners is a top priority. PlanetOne saw explosive growth in its partner base and provider portfolio again in 2018. “One of the many ways we are building our success and increasing partner engagement is through our PlanetOne Tech Tours,” said Richardson. “With five stops scheduled in 2019, our Tech Tours attract the who’s who in the industry, including the top-performing partners and executive leadership from our Preferred Providers. Held at high-energy venues such as Yankee Stadium and T-Mobile Arena, and beautiful properties including The Phoenician Hotel and The Westin Kierland Resort, they are proven to educate, entertain and create opportunities for our channel partners to more profitably grow their businesses.”
“CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel list honors influential leaders who are accelerating channel growth through mutually-beneficial partnerships, incredible leadership, strategic vision, and unique contributions in their field,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “This accomplished group of leaders is driving channel success and we are proud to honor their achievements.”
“We are proud to have Bern representing PlanetOne again this year on the CRN Women of the Channel list,” said Ted Schuman, Founder and CEO, PlanetOne. “She is truly one of our MVPs, always working collaboratively with and empowering her team to develop new and innovative ways in which we can drive success by fostering a solid partner and provider ecosystem that is grounded in relationships and results.”
The 2019 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.
For more information about PlanetOne call (877) 487-8353 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. In 2017 and 2018, the company was 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 in 2016, 2017 and 2018 was recognized as one of Arizona’s largest privately-held companies as part of the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards program. The award-winning PlanetOne Partner Program has also been included in CRN’s Connectivity Solutions Partner Program Guide since 2014, and was featured in the 2017 edition of the CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide. To reach PlanetOne call (877) 487.8353 or e-mail email@example.com.
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