Spectra Logic’s Betsy Doughty Named a CRN 2012 Channel Chief
Spectra Logic announced that Betsy Doughty, Spectra Logic’s director of channel and partner development, has been named one of CRN’s 2012 Channel Chiefs. This list of influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those professionals directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organizations, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry.
Since joining Spectra Logic in 2006, Doughty has been instrumental in driving worldwide channel growth and supporting Spectra’s reseller partners in building and growing their channel partner sales. She has furthered the development of key international territories and increased channel partner recruitment across Europe, Canada, South America, India, and Australia.
For the ninth consecutive year, Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.
“We are thrilled with CRN’s recognition of Betsy Doughty as a 2012 Channel Chief. Spectra Logic’s data storage solutions offer a major revenue opportunity for the channel. Under Betsy’s leadership, our SpectraEDGE program makes it easy for our partners to profit from this growing market opportunity and to help businesses across the globe manage, retain and protect their valuable data,” said Molly Rector, executive vice president of product management and worldwide marketing, Spectra Logic.
“The 2012 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, UBM Channel. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products, and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continuous dedication to the partner community.”
Selected by CRN’s editorial staff, the 2012 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at www.crn.com.