Chicago — Feb. 21, 2023 — Nitel, a leading network as a service (NaaS) provider, announced today Jim Glackin, executive vice president of Channel Sales at Nitel has been named a 2023 Channel Influencer Award winner by Channel Futures.
Glackin is one of 50 individuals recognized as a thought leader who will impact the direction of the IT and communications indirect sales channel in 2023. He is profiled in a gallery on the Channel Futures website and in the 2023 Channel Influencers digital issue, available now for download.
“I am pleased and humbled to be recognized as a 2023 Channel Influencer by Channel Futures,” Glackin said. “While this is a prestigious award in the world of the channel, I think it says a lot about the support and commitment I get from Nitel regarding our efforts to make our channel programs the best in the industry.”
Glackin and the other 49 Channel Influencers will be honored at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, May 1-4 at the Venetian Resort & Expo in Las Vegas.
Since 2018, the Channel Futures Channel Influencer Awards have recognized individuals expected to have a significant impact on the IT and communications indirect sales channel in the year ahead. These
individuals are considered to be channel leaders, dedicated to the channel and working to keep it moving forward.
With more than 25 years of experience, Glackin is recognized for delivering results through his trusted partnerships, elevating the talent and organizations he works for and delivering a superior experience for his partners and customers. Since joining Nitel in 2022, he has focused on expanding Nitel’s prominence in the channel through a transformational approach to strategic partner alignment and engagement that elevates the customer experience.
“Our Channel Influencers share a number of common traits, chief among them being their dedication to the channel,” said Bobby DeMarzo, vice president of content, Informa Tech Channels Group. “In our conversations with this year’s honorees, they all cited the importance of sharing information and helping. They consider ‘influence’ to be an opportunity to help others.”
“Our editors are in the trenches, so they know who’s truly making waves and influencing the channel,” said Craig Galbraith, editorial director for Channel Futures. “We are once again proud to highlight the best and brightest Channel Influencers — those who lead with actions and words that set an example for the entire industry.”
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