CALABASAS, CA - February 24, 2014 – Ixia, a leading provider of comprehensive network visibility, security and test solutions, announced today that Lori Cornmesser has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
CRN 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.
As Vice President of Global Channel Sales for Ixia, Lori Cornmesser leads the overall strategy, development and sales execution of the company’s channel business. Lori brings over 18 years of channel experience with established strategic partnerships for the business and ensures that they are executed throughout the sales organization. With Lori’s determination and expertise, Ixia has accelerated business growth and improved the overall partner experience and satisfaction.
“We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.
“Lori is the driving force behind Ixia’s channel program, and due to her commitment to our business, we are well positioned to succeed within the channel over the coming years,” said Helmut Wilke, Ixia’s Vice President of Sales, Network Visibility Solutions. “Our partner strategy is crucial to business growth. As we continue to invest in our partner community, Lori is a key asset to the success of this strategy.”
The 2014 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.
Ixia develops amazing products so its customers can connect the world. Ixia helps its customers provide an always-on user experience through fast, secure delivery of dynamic, connected technologies and services. Through actionable insights that accelerate and secure application and service delivery, Ixia's customers benefit from faster time to market, optimized application performance and higher-quality deployments. Learn more at http://www.ixiacom.com.
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 www.thechannelcompany.com.