CRN - May 15, 2017

ViaWest Director of Channel Strategy and Marketing Tamara Prazak and ViaWest Channel Marketing Manager Jeanine Sicinski both were named to the 2017 Women of the Channel list published annually by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company. Sicinski also was selected among the “Up and Comers” as a rising star in the channel.

Prazak has over 15 years of experience in the technology industry and has spent five years at ViaWest, where she has helped to create and build the company’s indirect channel program, which now accounts for 30% of ViaWest overall bookings. Sicinski brings seven years of experience in the cloud and IT industries and joined ViaWest through the acquisition of INetU, where she oversaw that business’ channel program and grew it by over 200 percent. She currently manages ViaWest’s Northeast channel efforts.

The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each honoree is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation. CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

“These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”

The 2017 Women of the Channel list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and available online.