Port Washington, NY, May 11, 2021 — The NPD Group today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jana Sellers-Munford, Executive Director, B2B Technology; Jenna Callery, Executive Director, Business Development; and Nicole McDonald, Executive Director, B2B Technology to the highly respected Women of the Channel list for 2021. This annual list recognizes the unique strengths, vision, and achievements of female leaders in the IT channel. The 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges women from all over the IT channel, including vendors, distributors and solution providers, and other IT organizations. CRN celebrates these exceptional women for their leadership, dedication, and channel advocacy.
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 technology product offerings support the B2B channel needs, providing clients and partners with data-driven insights into key trends. This is the second year Sellers-Munford is being recognized by CRN with this honor.
As executive director, business development, Callery works to enlist new manufacturer clients to the B2B technology practice at NPD. With 13 years’ experience in the channel, she utilizes her extensive knowledge to help prospects understand the value of NPD channel sales data, as well as how this information can help inform business planning.
In her role, McDonald leads a team that works directly with manufacturers who subscribe to NPD’s B2B technology data tools. With more than 15 years’ experience in the technology industry, she leverages this expertise to provide clients with the tools they need to navigate the ever-changing B2B tech landscape.
“CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their many accomplishments and look forward to their continued contributions to the IT channel.”
“In an incredibly uncertain and challenging year, Jana, Nicole, and Jenna worked diligently in their roles to deliver timely and impactful research and insights to their clients to help them make informed business decisions as dynamics evolved with pandemic-related needs,” said Kate Roe-Semyon, President, B2B Technology Practice, The NPD Group. “NPD is so proud of each of them for their dedication to the channel and for achieving this wonderful accolade. We congratulate Jana, Nicole, and Jenna, as well as all of the others recognized among the ‘Women of the Channel’ this year.”
The 2021 Women of the Channel list will be featured in CRN Magazine on May 10th and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.
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