PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Aug 2, 2017) - Puppet, the standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named CEO Sanjay Mirchandani to its 2017 list, "Top 100 Executives." This annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today's IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative routes to success.
"Today's IT ecosystem is undergoing major changes, from a disruptive, technological innovation boom to the unprecedented shift to a services-driven market," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "For both technology suppliers and solution providers, navigating these uncertain waters and maintaining a competitive edge requires strong leadership and vision. CRN's 2017 top 100 executives actively embody these qualities, providing the exemplary guidance their companies need to thrive in this new environment and move the IT channel forward."
Sanjay has led the digital transformation of some of the world's largest businesses, enabling them to behave like competitive software companies. As CEO of Puppet, Sanjay leads the company's vision, product strategy and go-to-market. Under his leadership, Puppet has pioneered a new partner program for its global ecosystem.
"As Puppet grows, partners are a critical part of our success and we're investing in our ecosystem now more than ever," said Sanjay. "We're empowering our partners with more enablement tools and support to highlight their unique capabilities in the marketplace."
The Top 100 Executives list will be featured in the August 2017 issue of CRN, and online at www.crn.com/top100.
Puppet is driving the movement to a world of unconstrained software change. Its revolutionary platform is the industry standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us. More than 37,000 companies -- including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 -- use Puppet's open source and commercial solutions to adopt DevOps practices, achieve situational awareness and drive software change with confidence. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Puppet is a privately held company with more than 500 employees around the world. Learn more at puppet.com.
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The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com
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