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IT Channel Chiefs Headed to CompTIA ChannelCon 2014

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Execs from Four Top Tech Firms to Discuss Challenges, Opportunities for IT Channel Partners

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Information technology (IT) channel executives from four leading companies will share their insights on current and future opportunities and risks for IT channel firms during CompTIA ChannelCon 2014, the IT channel's premier annual partnering and training event.

CompTIA, the ICT Industry Trade Association, is the voice of the world's information, communications and technology industry.

The Channel Chiefs Power Panel is scheduled for 9 a.m. (Pacific) on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at ChannelCon. The conference runs Aug. 4 through 6 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix.

"The Channel Chiefs gathering is always one of the most anticipated and attended sessions at ChannelCon and this year's discussion promises to be both engaging and thought-provoking," said Kelly Ricker, senior vice president, events and education, CompTIA.

"Channel companies are wrestling with many challenges – new business models, evolving channel relationships and customers who are savvier about technology than ever before," Ricker continued. "Our panelists will provide their unique perspectives on where business is headed in 2014 and beyond."

Scheduled to participate in the Channel Chiefs Power Panel are:

  • Doug Erickson, vice president, worldwide partner programs and development, Juniper Networks, Inc.;
  • Dave Maffei, vice president, global channel sales, Carbonite;
  • Brooks L. McCorcle, president, emerging business markets, AT&T Services, Inc.; and
  • Jeff McCullough, vice president, worldwide channels organization, indirect RTM and SMB segment, Hewlett-Packard Company.

Rauline Ochs, senior vice president, IPED, and CRN columnist for The Channel Company, will moderate the panel.

ChannelCon 2014 features a power-packed agenda of educational sessions, networking opportunities, keynotes, executive panels and working groups. Attendees will explore the emerging markets, money-making solutions and innovative technologies that are transforming the IT industry.

Visit ChannelCon to learn more.

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. For more information, visit CompTIA online and on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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