RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lisa Del Real, Associate Vice President of Global Channel Programs and Operations, to its list of 2018 Power 100, an elite subset of its prestigious annual Women of the Channel list.
CRN’s editorial team selects Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, and ongoing dedication to the channel. The Power 100 belong to an exclusive group drawn from this larger list: women leaders whose vision and influence are key drivers of their companies’ success and help move the entire IT channel forward.
“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.”
Lisa has been a foundational and driving force in the success of the RingCentral Channel Partner Program and has directly influenced RingCentral’s revenue growth and global expansion. As a dedicated channel champion, she has helped scale the company’s partner program from zero to more than 7,000 channel partners worldwide.
Lisa’s achievements have earned her over four years of recognition as CRN’s Women in the Channel. In addition, she has excelled in raising the visibility for female leaders in the cloud market as the sole recipient of the third annual Trailblazer Cloud Girls Rising award. Presented by Cloud Girls, a not-for-profit consortium of women evangelizing the cloud, in collaboration with the Alliance of Channel Women, this award was created to honor women in the communications and IT channel for leadership and innovation in the cloud space.
“We’re thrilled to see Lisa on CRN’s 2018 Power 100 list as she has made invaluable contributions to both RingCentral and the channel industry as a whole,” said Zane Long, SVP of Global Channel Sales at RingCentral. “Recently ranked #1 in the 2018 North American Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Scorecard by IHS Markit, RingCentral is best poised to deliver the cloud communications solutions that enterprises are demanding of their channel partners.”