Dimension Data, a USD 8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Muna Khurshid, vice president, networking; Jeanne Malone, senior sales consultant, cybersecurity northeast; and Amy Smith, vice president, digital workplace, to its prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list.
The executives who comprise this annual list are selected by CRN editors and 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.
Muna Khurshid is recognized for her creative thinking, out of the box, bold initiatives, and bringing cross-functional teams together to drive results. She is responsible for developing the strategy and execution of the Dimension Data US Networking business and is a champion of the concept that networking is more than routers and switches. In the company’s fiscal 2018, she will lead the technical services engineering team to drive innovation and transformation.
Jeanne Malone brings over 20 years’ experience across sales and technology functions throughout the channel, with 14 years in cybersecurity. She is well known and respected for her creative thinking and results-oriented collaboration. She continues to expand Dimension Data’s presence in the northeast, significantly growing the business for cybersecurity and compliance solutions in the last year.
Amy Smith has led sales, engineering and practice teams over her 18-year career. She believes and lives by the mantra that the key to a solid channel business is being a trusted partner to clients and manufacturers. She has done significant work to enhance existing partnerships while expanding on new ones to grow market share.
“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.”