Tuesday, November 24, 2009

CRN Top 25 Most Innovative Executives Of 2009

CRN has selected the Top 25 Most Innovative Executives of 2009, who are believed to have put big profits into solution provider pockets with breakthrough products and channel programs that cover the most explosive emerging technology markets.

They are:

  • Stephen Cho, Director of Google Apps Channels, Google (Web 2.0/utility computing)
  • Steve Munford, CEO, Sophos (security)
  • Michael Klayko, CEO, Brocade (computer network)
  • Evan Williams, CEO, Twitter (social networking)
  • Steven Chang, President, Asus (netbook)
  • David Farr, CEO, Emerson Electric (green IT solution)
  • Danny Windham, CEO, Digium (VoIP)
  • Bill Gross, Co-founder and Secretary Treasurer, EFolder (SaaS)
  • Bob Cagnazzi, CEO, BlueWater Communications (value added solution provider)
  • Gavin Garbutt, Co-Founder, President and CEO, N-Able (managed service provider)
  • Peter Cannone, CEO, OnForce (outsourcing services)
  • Christopher Dean, Chief Strategy Officer, Skype (Internet telephony)
  • Mike Lazardis, President and Co-CEO, Research In Motion  (mobile wireless solutions) 
  • Mont Phelps, CEO, NWN (system integrator)
  • Adam Selipsky, Web Services Vice President, Amazon.com (online retail)
  • Jen-Hsun Huang, President and CEO, Nvidia (3D graphics processor)
  • Lars and Jens Rasmussen, Wave Design Developers, Google (Google Wave online communications)
  • Joel Allen, Founder, President and CEO, AllenPort (360-degree GPS solution)
  • Mark Shuttleworth, Founder, Ubuntu (Linux distribution) 
  • Rick McEachern, Co-founder and Chairman, LongJump (cloud computing platform)
  • John Kish, President and CEO, Pano Logic (virtualization)
  • Michael Gold, Founder and CEO, Zlago (SaaS)
  • Sridhar Vembu, Founder and CEO, Zoho (online business applications)
  • Juan Santana, CEO, Panda Security (antivirus)
  • Craig Schlagbaum, Vice President, Level 3 Communications (telco channels)
Click here to learn more about the CRN's Top 25 Most Innovative Executives Of 2009 and detail explanation of why the above are selected.


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