AVANT’s Jen Gallego Honored as a 2023 CRN Channel Chief

Gallego recognized for leading her team in the delivery of exceptional enablement resources that help Trusted Advisors uplevel their businesses.

January 31, 2023 — CHICAGO — AVANT, a platform for IT decision-making and the nation’s premier Technology Services Distributor, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Jen Gallego, Executive Vice President of Global Sales, AVANT, on its 2023 Channel Chiefs list. Every year, this list honors the IT channel executives who work tirelessly to advance the channel agenda and deliver successful channel partner programs and strategies.

Gallego joined AVANT in 2009 and is one of the company’s founding members. As Executive Vice President of Global Sales for AVANT, she has focused her efforts on building a high-performance sales team and educating channel managers on how to provide superior support to AVANT’s Trusted Advisors so that they can uplevel their businesses to meet the challenges and demands of their clients. Among the resources AVANT offers to drive success for its Trusted Advisors are AVANT Analytics, training and educational eventsAVANT Technology Insights, and Pathfinder.

“Channel partners should be investing in technologies and services that enable them to promote sales growth,” said Gallego. “As-a-service represents both a tremendous opportunity and a challenge for our Trusted Advisors, who should not be taking their foot off the pedal and instead doubling down at a time when enterprises need their services, now more than ever.”

Ian Kieninger, CEO and Co-Founder, AVANT, added, “We are proud to see Jen recognized by CRN as one of the IT channel’s key influencers for 2023. She has done a phenomenal job in leading her team in helping our Trusted Advisors leverage AVANT’s solutions portfolio; our industry-leading expertise in contact center and security; and our exceptional enablement, research, analytics, and partner support, to get closer to their enterprise clients and drive successful business outcomes.”

The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the editorial staff based on their record of business innovation and dedication to the partner community. This year’s list represents the top IT executives responsible for building a robust channel ecosystem.

“Once again, this year’s list gives well-deserved recognition to the IT Channel Chiefs who are dedicated to driving the channel agenda and advocating for the development of strong channel partnerships,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Under their exceptional leadership, influence, and innovation, the IT channel vendor community continues to deliver solutions and services that meet the rapidly evolving needs of their solution provider partners and their customers.”

The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.

AVANT is a platform for IT decision-making and the nation’s premier distributor for next-generation technologies. AVANT provides unique value to its extensive network of Trusted Advisors with original research, channel sales assistance, training, and tools to guide decision-making around IT services that promote business growth. From complex cloud designs to global wide-area network deployments to the latest in security services, AVANT sets the industry standard in enabling its partners and clients to make intelligent, data-driven decisions about services, technology and cost-effective communications. For more information, visit www.goavant.net, or connect on Twitter and LinkedIn.