Congratulations to the Winners of CRN's 2018 Women of the Channel!
We’re so excited to congratulate Christina Lowe, Director, Global Channel Programs and Deirdre Day, Director, Channel Business Development, for being named to CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company’s, prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list!
Christina and Deirdre were listed among their peers in the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that feature prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.
Meet the Winners:
Christina Lowe drives, designs, builds, and manages SmartBear’s expanding global partner program. This includes defining goals, creating scalable enablement programs, and equipping partners with the tools and resources needed to be successful. She ran the company’s first user conference in September 2017 that drew 300 attendees. In four years, Christina has on-boarded 70 new partners, ran over 250 programs, and enabled and trained over 5,000 system integration partners.
Deirdre Day is focused on expanding SmartBear’s North American VAR channel. The company has also had success in Europe with VARs and globally via system integrators. Her specialties include software quality management, software testing, and channel partnerships. She was in business development at Gerson Lehrman Group for five years as one of the founding members of the corporate sales team. Previously, she spent four years as a business development executive at Avnet Technology Solutions, strategically selling IT software and services directly to clients and jointly with other channel partners.
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Congratulations to Christina and Deirdre!