Steve Harvey, VP of Worldwide Sales & Service at Digium, Inc., Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 7, 2018—Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk Company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Steve Harvey, VP of Worldwide Sales & Service, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners.
Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs. Harvey has been instrumental in the continued growth of Digium’s premise and cloud partner channel and has placed a heavy emphasis on providing partners sales assistance on large deals, simplified pricing model, and competitive cloud pricing. Digium’s partner program features tiered levels designed to suit a partner’s capabilities and business model, and includes incentives, benefits, training, certification and marketing promotions to help Digium’s partners gain a competitive advantage in today’s growing hosted VoIP and business phone market.
“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”
“I am honored to be included as a 2018 Channel Chief. Our partner program is successful because of the work of the entire channel sales team and our outstanding partners. Last year, we released a number of new products, a new pricing model, cloud enhancements and a new learning management system. The sales and marketing teams continually joined forces to ensure partners had the necessary tools to support our customers, and I am proud of the work they accomplished,” said Harvey.
The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and appeared in the February 2018 issue of CRN.
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Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and on-premises and hosted Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world’s most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium Switchvox Cloud and other cloud-based products and services are offered through Digium Cloud Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digium, Inc. Digium’s business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.
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