Kevin Colgate, Sr. Director of Strategic Alliances, has been named one of CRN’s 2012 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
Kevin Colgate was chosen for his leadership in building Adaptive Planning’s worldwide channel and alliance program. In this role, Colgate has successfully recruited and enabled VARS, business partners, and ISV’s. In 2011, Adaptive Planning’s network of over 200 global channel partners, including NetSuite, played an increasingly important role in the company’s business, driving 33 percent of the company’s new bookings and influencing 50 percent of new sales.
For the ninth consecutive year, Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.
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