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Channel Chiefs

Channel Chief: Elie Mikhael, Regional Channel and Alliance Director, CEMEA, SAS

Elie Mikhael, Regional Channel and Alliance Director, CEMEA, SAS, describes his management philosophy as being geared towards inspiring others, by empowering, supporting and making them dream big. Mikhael talks about his current channel position at US-headquartered statistical, analytics and business intelligence software suite developer SAS. Describe your current job role and the parts that are […]


Channel Chief: Lars Schmermbeck, Senior Director, Channel Sales EMEA, Zebra Technologies

Lars Schmermbeck, Senior Director, Channel Sales EMEA, Zebra Technologies, a US-based technology vendor that manufactures and sells mobile computing, scanning and computer printing technologies. Schmermbeck talks about his currently role and how Zebra Technologies is working with partners to develop the EMEA channel that it grows profitably. Describe your current job role and the parts […]


Nutanix promotes James Karuttykaran to senior director role

Nutanix, a global provider of cloud computing solutions for private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments, has announced the promotion of James Karuttykaran as Senior Director, Multi-cloud Business Development, EMEA. In his new role, Karuttykaran will be responsible for developing strategic partnerships with leading players in the public cloud. He reports directly to Andy Brewerton, Director, Sales […]


Nutanix gets new channel director for Western Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa

Nutanix, a global provider of software for private cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud computing, has announced the appointment of Andrew Gill as Channel Director for Western Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa (WEURSSA). Responsible for leading all channel and OEM activities in WEURSSA, Gill will oversee Nutanix’s go-to-market relationships with resellers, distributors, regional system integrators and technology partners […]


Aruba appoints Ahmed ElSayed as channel manager for MESA

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced the appointment of Ahmed ElSayed as Regional Channel Manager for Middle East and South Africa (MESA). In the new role, ElSayed will drive the company’s growth and expansion in the region by assuming overall responsibility for the channel partner ecosystem, including distributors and managed service partners. He […]


Channel Chief: Basak Yolgecti, Head of Channel Marketing and Routes to Market, METI at Nutanix

Basak Yolgecti is Head of Channel Marketing and Routes to Market, METI at Nutanix, which is a leader in private, hybrid and multicloud computing. Her motto in life is to ‘get 1% better every day’ – she explains what motivates her at work and outside the office. Describe your current job role and the parts […]


Channel Chief: Shane Grennan, Channel Director Middle East, Fortinet

Shane Grennan is a Channel Director for the Middle East for Fortinet, which is a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions. He talks about his current job role and how Fortinet works with channel partners. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? In my role as Channel […]


Channel Chief: Amir Akhtar, Manager of Channels Middle East at Veeam Software

Amir Akhtar is the Manager of Channels Middle East at Veeam Software, a leader in backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management. He explains how Veeam has always been a channel-focused organisation since its foundation and how its partners stay ahead in the market. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat […]


Channel Chief: John Tavares, Vice President, Global Channel and Alliances at Commvault

John Tavares is Vice President, Global Channel and Alliances at Commvault, a recognised global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments. He speaks about how his company works with channel partners and about the latest trends, which he sees emerging across the channel. Describe your current job role and […]


Channel Chief: Ali Hastings, Regional Channel Director, UK&I, Avaya

Ali Hastings is Regional Channel Director, UK&I, at Avaya. She tells us about how Avaya works with channel partners and how it ensures that partners flourish in a competitive market. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? I am the UK&I Regional Channel Director/Leader for Avaya. I am responsible for […]


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