Everything Channel Selects Mark Moon, Senior Vice President Worldwide Field Operations Motorola Enterprise Mobility Solutions as Recipient of the Commitment to Women's Leadership and Empowerment in the Channel Award

Award Presented at the Women of the Channel Winter Workshop in New York City

Dec 10, 2009

Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced that Mark Moon, Motorola senior vice president of worldwide Enterprise Mobility Solutions field operations, is the recipient of the first Commitment to Women's Leadership and Empowerment in the Channel Award. The award is part of the Women of the Channel Winter Workshop, a one-day workshop where women in the technology channel can share insight, find mentors, invest in self and celebrate success, taking place today.

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Moon is a strong supporter of women in the channel. Over the past year he has assisted Motorola's Women in Business Council's Holtsville Chapter 'Women on Wall Street'; he has brought diverse channel leaders into the company; he sponsored the Women of the Channel Winter Workshop; and he supported attendance of female colleague at women focused events. Moon has been employed by Motorola since 1985 and is currently responsible for serving government and enterprise customers. His organization consists of all functions associated with go-to-market, channel management, business operations and services.

"Each year we recognize the top women in the channel. This year we organized this event to continue to develop and inspire current leaders, but also the leaders of the future," said Nancy Hammervik, SVP/Managing Director, Everything Channel Events. "Vendor support of this initiative for women is critical, for the good of the channel, for the good of the industry, and for the good of women considering the channel as a career path. One vendor in particular, Motorola, has embraced this initiative and supported their teams becoming fully aligned and engaged in advancing female leadership. We congratulate Mark Moon and Motorola on their success."

"Motorola is a strong supporter of women in business councils and development activities around the world," said Janet Schijns, vice president of global channels, Motorola Enterprise Mobility Solutions. "Mark Moon has been a champion for women's leadership providing dedication, support and encouragement of female channel teams around the world. We are very proud of his accomplishments."

The Women of the Channel Winter Workshop was created to bring women in the high tech industry together to collaborate, educate and inspire. Dedicated to professional and personal growth for women, attendees will walk away from the event with the knowledge and motivation to solve their current challenges and take the next step towards their goals.

For additional information on the Women of the Channel Winter Workshop can be found at: http://www.everythingchannelevents.com/wotc_09

About Motorola

Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.

About Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)

Everything Channel, headquartered in Framingham, MA, is the one-stop shop for managing and accelerating technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)

United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses operating in the US include CMPMedica, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.

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