CRN Selects 22 Insight Leaders as 2023 Women of the Channel
Four executives also selected as Power 80 Solution Providers whose leadership is driving success across the IT channel
CHANDLER, Ariz., May 15, 2023 — Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT), a Fortune 500 Solutions Integrator focused on driving client success through digital transformation, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named 22 Insight leaders to its Women of the Channel list for 2023.
Four executives also have been named as Power 80 Solution Providers. Power 80 honorees are chosen by the CRN editorial team based on their expertise and leadership to drive the industry forward. This year’s Insight honorees are:
Insight President and CEO Joyce Mullen is guiding Insight’s ambition to define a new industry category as a Solutions Integrator helping organizations accelerate transformation by unlocking the power of people and technology. In her first year as CEO, Insight delivered $10.4 billion in revenue in 2022, outpacing the global IT market across all categories of hardware, software and cloud services.
Megan Amdahl, chief operating officer and senior vice president of client experience, positioned Insight as the strategic partner of choice within the channel. She is guiding the company's global transformation efforts to optimize the solutions portfolio and sales organization.
Brenda Hudson, senior vice president of commercial sales, drove 25% revenue growth, year over year, generating $1.9 billion in commercial business. Her team also kept Insight’s more than 9,500 client-facing professionals proficient in the company’s holistic digital transformation suite through robust learning and development programs.
Suma Nallapati, chief information officer, is leading an internal systems transformation initiative to cloud- and platform-driven technologies. Her team is piloting InsightGPT, a secure, private instance of generative artificial intelligence to autonomously create new content while preserving proprietary information.
Overall, the complete 2023 Women of the Channel list honors the incredible accomplishments of female leaders from all corners of the IT channel — including vendors, distributors and solution providers whose expertise and vision are leaving a noticeable and commendable mark on the technology industry. Insight’s Women of the Channel this year also include these 18 leaders from across the company’s North America business:
Carisa Bianchi, vice president, North America controller
Kristin Bolte, director, North America partner finance operations
Judith Breen, director, strategic partnerships, Insight Canada
Melany Clayton, director, global IT business operations and CIO chief of staff
Rachael Crump, global corporate controller and principal accounting officer
Jonna Gage, vice president, go-to-market and solutions marketing
Suzanne Gallagher, senior vice president, solutions
Christine Hilts, vice president, sales enablement, learning and development
Rachel Howard, director, global brand and communications
Rachel Mason, director, marketing and solutions go-to-market
Erica Mikulsky, manager, solutions and go-to-market marketing
Connie O’Brien, director, solutions go-to-market and business development
Trish O’Keeffe, director, Microsoft alliance, Insight Canada
Danielle Olson, director, eCommerce client engagement
Michelle Reaux, vice president, director, diversity, leadership and organization development
Jen Vasin, chief human resources officer
Jamie Werve, vice president, eCommerce strategy
Andrea Winkle, director, marketing
“We are ecstatic to announce this year’s honorees and shine a light on these women for their significant achievements, knowing that what they’ve accomplished has paved the way for continued success within the IT channel,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The channel is stronger because of them, and we look forward to seeing what they do next.”
CRN’s 2023 Women of the Channel and Power 80 lists will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and can be seen online at www.CRN.com/WOTC. For more information on Insight, visit insight.com or call 800-INSIGHT.
Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a global Fortune 500 Solutions Integrator helping accelerate transformation by unlocking the power of people and technology. We architect, build and manage solutions for complex IT environments. Our digital transformation services include deep expertise in cloud, data, AI, cybersecurity and intelligent edge, augmented by longstanding relationships with 6,000+ technology partners. By quickly and effectively delivering best-fit solutions, we help our clients simplify modern business processes to improve customer and work experiences, business intelligence, efficiency and growth. We’re rated as a Great Place to Work, a Forbes Best Employer for Diversity and a Forbes World’s Top Female-Friendly Company. Discover more at insight.com. NSIT-M
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