The Channel Company Brings Powerful Women of the Channel Event to Silicon Valley

Industry's leading event for female channel executives delivers unrivaled opportunities for professional and personal development

Jun 11, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the popularity of the annual Women of The Channel Winter Workshop in New York City, The Channel Company today hosts the inaugural Women of the Channel West event. Taking place in San Francisco at the Westin Market Street, female channel leaders and their teams will have the opportunity to build the skills and relationships needed to further propel their careers and excel, on their own terms, personally and professionally. To learn more about the event visit Follow the event on Twitter today using hash tag #wotc14.


Female executives need to define their own success as new models of leadership and mentorship emerge throughout the industry. Unlike any other event of its kind, the Women of The Channel offers attendees the opportunity to share insight, find mentors, invest in self awareness and development, network for personal and professional growth, and celebrate success.

Content is driven by an advisory board comprised of leading vendors, solution providers and consultants in the IT Channel industry. During the West event, under the theme of "Dream Big: Envision The Steps You Need To Succeed," attendees will hear keynotes and attend workshops from notable female business leaders including:

- Terri Griffith, Author and Chair of the Management Department at the Leavey School of Business, on how to lead by letting go

- Luanne Tierney, Founder, Luanne Tierney & Associates, on packaging and positioning yourself for success

- Lisa Marie Jenkins, Author and Executive Coach, Lisa Marie Jenkins LLC, on learning to become a visionary

- Jackie Funk, Social Selling Evangelist and Founder, Serious4Social, on how to improve your social listening and expand your influence

- Holly Green, CEO and Managing Director, The Human Factor, on being an elite leader

"We launched the Women of the Channel West event in response to many requests, and are pleased to offer this experience to more women in our industry," said Lisa MacKenzie, Senior Vice President of Events, The Channel Company. "The CRN Women of the Channel list continues to grow each year, acknowledging the contributions female leaders are making; we are seeing the commitment and investment in developing these female leaders increase as well. It is our privilege to support and unite this amazing group of women."

Find CRN coverage of the event as well as the 2014 Women of the Channel list at

Platinum sponsors include Avnet and Riverbed.  To see the complete sponsor list visit

Pictures will be posted in the Women of the Channel West photo album on the XChange Events Facebook page.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

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The Channel Company

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