ViON, a cloud service provider and market leader in the design, delivery and maintenance of mission-critical IT infrastructure solutions, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Elizabeth Anthony, Senior Vice President Marketing to its prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list. 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 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.
Anthony has over 20 years of experience implementing marketing plans and strategic communications across the globe. Since coming to ViON, she has focused on building channel partnerships based on open communication, customized solution business plans and disciplined portfolio budgeting. She has led her team to create a strategic partner-marketing program that engages ViON’s network to better tell the ViON brand story. This program has helped ViON expand its channel business over the past several years.
“This accomplished group of leaders is steadily guiding the IT channel into a prosperous new era of services-led business models and deep, strategic partnerships,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel list honors executives who are driving channel progress through a number of achievements—exemplary partner programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective team-building, visionary leadership and accelerated sales growth—as well as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives.”
“Liz Anthony has been integral to ViON’s success in expanding our channel business over the last several years and launching our ViON MarketPlace, which is changing how the channel delivers technology to customers,” said Tom Frana, President and CEO of ViON Corporation. “Her strategic vision, innovation and experience creating a path to Cloud for strategic partners has dramatically increased the value to the channel and strengthened our partner relationships.”