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10 Cisco Leaders Recognized as CRN’s 2017 Women of the Channel

What an honor. Thank you CRN, and a hearty thank you to our partners for voting to recognize the efforts of the incredible women of Cisco.

This year 10, that’s right 10 Cisco leaders were named to CRN’s Women of the Channel in 2017! The list recognizes women leaders for their influence, extraordinary expertise and vision.

I could not be more proud to share this honor with so many of my colleagues, and friends.

Cisco Women of the Channel

I am also extremely honored to be placed on the Women of the Channel Power 100 list, alongside our partner channel leader Wendy Bahr.  While not new to Wendy, this distinction is a subset of the CRN Women of the Channel, awarding those based on their exemplary record of success and their level of influence in the channel.

I would also like to highlight the other nine Cisco women who were named this year and their accomplishments to our partner organization. A big shout-out to Jennifer Hewlette for being named to the Up and Comers list!

These awards would never be possible without our partners, and we want to celebrate the other leaders that are also recognized. Our leaders are extremely committed to our partner community and their success powers our team to work harder, innovate faster and drive meaningful business results.

Here is the full list of my nine amazing colleagues that I am proud to call CRN’s Women of the Channel 2017:

These women are the best of the best when it comes to thought-leadership in the channel and are committed to our partners’ success. I am so proud to call them my colleagues and friends.

With Cisco Live U.S. and even Partner Summit coming up on the horizon, we all look forward to meeting with our partners to see how we can continue to transform their business, capture new revenue opportunities and win together in 2017 and beyond.

Congrats again to our Cisco women of the channel leaders and some of the new awards they have received this year!

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  1. Congratulations Michelle, Wendy, Jennifer, Kristyn, Julie, and all the rest! I’m proud to have had the opportunity to work with many of you over the years in the Channel, and agree that these are much deserved recognitions/distinctions.

  2. Inspiring

  3. An incredible list of inspirational women, mentors, and friends. So proud to work with each of you and kudos on the astounding recognition – it is extremely well deserved!!! #WeAreCisco
    -Michelle Ragusa-McBain

  4. Congrats Michelle, Wendy, Julie, Jennifer and all
    For the recognition! Well done!

  5. Congrats Michelle, Wendy, Julie, Jennifer and all
    For the recognition! Well done!

  6. Congratulations Michelle and all the ladies of Cisco recognized by CRN WOTC
    You continue to be an inspiration to all women in the channel.

  7. CONGRATS Michelle and Heather!! Not surprised to see you both continue to blaze the trail for Cisco …and women in the industry! I hope all is well. Congrats to all Cisco winners!

  8. Congrats Michelle! Well deserved.

  9. So proud to work for so many women recognized for their leadership! Jennifer, Michelle, Wendy…!

  10. What a a fabulous list of amazing women! Congratulations!

    This is one of the reasons I love Channels, so many strong leaders!

  11. Congratulations “Cisco Women of the Channel 2017”, for all your achievements!!!

  12. Amazing! Congrats Michelle, it has be amazing to watch you grow in your career.

    And congrats to the Women of Cisco!

  13. Congratulations to all of you!!

  14. Warm congratulations to you, Michelle and thank you for the special note. I share your belief that we work with the best of the best!

    Congratulations to all!

  15. It’s amazing when one amazing leader is recognized. It’s astounding when the entire list is full of amazing leaders. Congratulations especially to you and Jen. Well deserved!!!

  16. Hearty congratulations Michelle! Very well-deserved. Wendy too, of course!