Port Washington, NY,  May 11, 2020 The NPD Group announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jana Sellers-Munford, Executive Director, B2B Technology, to its esteemed 2020 Women of the Channel list. Recognizing the unique strengths, vision, and achievements of a select group of women, this prestigious, annual list acknowledges channel leaders who are blazing a trail for future generations. These women are from all areas of the IT ecosystem, including technology vendors, distributors, solution providers, and other IT organizations. CRN® editorial team selects the honorees to celebrate a list of exceptional women acclaimed for their contributions to channel advocacy, growth, thought leadership, and dedication to the IT channel.

In her role, Sellers-Munford manages relationships with leading global B2B distributors, and national solution providers that sell product through the channel. She works to ensure that NPD’s Tech product offerings support the B2B channel needs and development, providing clients and partners with data-driven insights into key trends in the B2B channel, which they can leverage to develop plans to grow and evolve with the market. Since joining NPD in 2009, she has launched industry-leading market reports and deliverables that track vertical segments, data center, digital transformation, and cloud computing.

“CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel list recognizes an accomplished group of influential women leaders whose strategic vision and unique achievements accelerate channel growth through cultivated partnerships, innovative thought leadership, and unwavering dedication to the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their accomplishments and contributions to driving channel success.”

“In an ever-changing industry like B2B Technology, it’s important that our research and insights grow and adjust to align with our clients’ needs. Jana completely understands this dynamic and works diligently to provide to insights on the fastest-growing trends and products within the channel to support the distributors and resellers. She is incredibly deserving of this distinction. NPD congratulates Jana and all of the others recognized among the ‘Women of the Channel’ this year,” said Kate Roe-Semyon, President, B2B Technology Practice, The NPD Group.

The 2020 Women of the Channel list will be featured in CRN® Magazine on June 8 and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.