Mount Laurel, NJ (June 02, 2014) — OKI Data Americas announced today that Jackie Paralis, Senior Marketing Manager of BTA/MPS for OKI Data Americas, has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel for the second consecutive year.
The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole.
Paralis continues to drive OKI Data Americas' channel-centric business model by developing and maintaining strong relationships with channel partners, and pioneering the adoption of service-based business models within the industry, particularly the BTA channel partners. For the past 28 years, Paralis has demonstrated strong leadership, and has played a key role in executing strategies that successfully address the needs of OKI’s partners – promoting the changes necessary to drive channel growth and profitability.
“These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success.”
"OKI Data is honored that Jackie Paralis is being recognized by CRN as one of the top Women of the Channel for the second year in a row,” said Carl Taylor, Vice President of Marketing at OKI Data Americas. “Jackie’s contributions to the channel have been numerous, and this honor is well-deserved. Paralis’ efforts reinforce OKI Data’s commitment to the channel and the company’s role in the channel’s overall success."
The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at www.crn.com.
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