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Congrats to VMware’s 2014 Women of the Channel

By Dave O’Callaghan, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, VMwareDave O'Callaghan, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, VMware

CRN’s Women of the Channel list was published this week, and I am very proud to announce that we have 12 incredible women from VMware who have been honored with this recognition. Additionally, Colleen Kapase, Sr. Director, Partner GTM Readiness, and Donna Wittmann, Executive Director, Channels and Alliances, VMware Canada have also been named to CRN’s Power 100 list.

CRN Women of the Channel is an annual list which highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole. The Power 100 list spotlights those female executives at vendor and distributor organizations whose insight and influence in their respective companies help drive channel success.

Representing VMware on this year’s list includes:

Laurie Clough
Sr. Director, Global SI/SO & Strategic ISV Alliances

Laura Davis
Director, Public Sector Partners

Mai Doan
Director, Global Partner GTM & Readiness, End User Computing

Chandra DuFrene
Director, Global Partner Marketing

Laurie Evans
Senior Director, Solution Providers, Global Partner Organization

Sandra Haan
Director, Partner Communications

Colleen Kapase
Sr. Director, Partner GTM Readiness

Allyce Mardesich
Sr. Manager, Partner Investments

Rima Olinger
Channel Director- West

Michelle Van Winkle
Director, Business Development, Global Solution Providers

Lisa Wight
Director, Global Distribution

Donna Wittmann
Executive Director, Channels and Alliances, VMware Canada

All of these women embody VMware’s EPIC2 values, which include Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers and Community.

I encourage you to read all of these women’s profiles, which includes their professional highlights from the past year, advice they would give to young women aspiring to succeed in the workplace, their philanthropic efforts, and much more.

Please join me in congratulating all of the winners across the industry honored in this year’s list.

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