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TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Rosana Filingeri, from Cybersafe Solutions.

Rosana is the Vice President of Business Development at Cybersafe Solutions. She leads a team responsible for developing and cultivating global business development opportunities for Cybersafe and its partner base.

Rosana’s passion for the industry and expertise has allowed her to quickly rise through the ranks with Cybersafe Solutions. Having experience in roles such as Account Management and Strategic Partnerships has allowed Rosana to truly understand what’s important to clients and partner’s alike. Rosana now leverages this unique position to effectively train her team members and partners on how to cultivate strong relationships, identify new cybersecurity opportunities and expand their current book of business.

Prior to joining Cybersafe Solutions, Rosana began her career with IT research and Advisory firm, Gartner, Inc. It was in that role where she truly found her passion for the cybersecurity industry. Supporting the Education Sector, she quickly understood how important a strong cybersecurity program is cross industry.

Rosana has been named one of CRN's 2020 Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders and currently sits on the advisory board and serves as a mentor for multiple universities. Rosana holds a B.S.B.A in Sales with a Minor in Marketing from the Earl N. Phillis School of Business at High Point University.

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TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Jacqueline Duffy, from Rackspace.

Based in Austin, Texas, Jacqueline Duffy (Jacki) has over 12 years of channel sales experience. Jacki works with the channel partner community to enable, coach, and advise them to help their customers adopt and implement next-generation technologies; specifically, around managed cloud services. With her current role as Global Partner Sales Leader at Rackspace Technology, Jacki is a driven, passionate sales leader focused on channel partner enablement for next-generation technologies and has a proven success record in the channel. With experience in cloud, network, colocation, collaboration, voice, equipment sales, security, and the master agent community, Jacki can empathize with the channel partner's vital role. Her goal is to make their job as seamless and painless as possible. Jacki can agonistically guide and provide her unbiased approach to the channel partner community regarding how customers should embrace the cloud today, how to get there and how they can future-proof their businesses. Thus, making the channel partner's role secure, valued, and most importantly- trusted.

Jacki approaches business with professionalism, poise, and compassion, always doing what is right and best for our channel partners and customers. She is well connected and continuously extends a helping hand to those around her.

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TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Gianna Scorsone, from Aircall.

Gianna recently joined Aircall as the General Manager of North America, driving the go to market strategy for the fast-growing region. She has been a strategic player in scaling sales organizations within the SaaS and tech spaces for nearly two decades. Her expertise and guidance have been instrumental in improving sales processes, enablement, revenue generation, and leadership development to drive organizations forward. 

However, she is most passionate when she is part of a community, helping to empower and mentor others in order to reach their personal and professional goals. Gianna's impressive results and visionary leadership were recently recognized when she was named one of the 2017 Female Executives of the Year by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Gianna serves on the Board of Brooklyn based nonprofit Read718 as the chair of the Governance Committee, is a member of Northfield Mount Hermon's Alumni Council within the Strategic Advisory Committee, and is an advisor to a variety of organizations within the start-up community. Gianna is a self-proclaimed borough-hopper having grown up between Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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The new role has the TBI veteran leading greater partner expansion and driving revenue growth for the Master Agent.

CHICAGO - February 3, 2021 – Leading technology distributor, TBI, announces the promotion of Marco Sanchez to Regional Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Sanchez focuses on driving more profitable growth for TBI and its large community of selling partners by leveraging TBI’s extensive resources and strong network of providers.

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Colocation continues to be a dependable, solid solution to have in your portfolio. Need for these services are growing with the acceleration of digital transformation and with more and more businesses turning to hybrid IT and cloud-based services. Remote-work models are here to stay, and colocation allows IT staff to perform data center duties offsite. Additionally, businesses might turn to colocation to help with security both physical and for remote employees filtered traffic to a centralized, secure location with managed firewalls and proper access controls in place. Get TBI’s sell sheet on colocation to learn more benefits to your customers. 

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TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver February Channel News.

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CHICAGO - February 3, 2021 – TBI, the nation’s leading master agent, announces the addition of Channel Manager Stephanie Heap to serve partners in the Eastern region.

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The partnership brings global network aggregation and SD-WANaaS to TBI’s partner community.

CHICAGO, IL – February 3, 2021 — TBI, the nation’s leading technology brokerage firm, announces the addition of Mosaic NetworX to their provider portfolio. A US-based communications service provider (CSP), Mosaic NetworX specializes in digital transformation (DX) for global enterprises and delivers a triad of IT strategic services – global network aggregation, SD-WANaaS, and cybersecurity and professional services – all in a highly-orchestrated, single-vendor solution.

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The comprehensive mobility management solution expands mobility offerings for TBI partner community.

CHICAGO, IL – February 3, 2021 — Leading technology distributor, TBI, announces the addition of GoExceed to their provider portfolio. GoExceed offers their Mobil(X) platform, a wireless expense management (WEM) solution unique in the North American marketplace. Mobil(X) leverages machine learning to manage real-time data and integrates into customers' existing infrastructure via TicketSync. This groundbreaking WEM solution benefits businesses across any industry or vertical and is flexible enough to drive value in the SMB space all the way up to Fortune 100.

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This article was originally posted on Verizon.com.

Adversity often carries the seeds of innovation, and at a time when many customer experiences are redirected to digital channels by necessity, new ideas are forming that demonstrate how to exceed customer expectations through automation and intelligence.

With online shopping, remote collaboration and remote customer service channels surging during COVID-19, the time to invest in digital-learning tools and solutions is now. If you're looking to exceed customer expectations, here are five avenues to consider.

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What customers are telling us . . . and what it could mean for you.

Following a challenging 2020, businesses are looking to transform in large part due to COVID-19, their ability to adapt to and leverage new technologies. To understand the role of 5G technology and its use cases that are being implemented today and are valuable in driving businesses forward, Verizon Business commissioned a nationwide survey of 700 technology decision-makers.

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TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Paula Como Kauth, from BCM One.

As Vice President, Marketing, Paula Como Kauth brings over 20 years of experience and a passion for building marketing departments from the ground up. She heads up marketing for BCM One and its acquired brand entities across all aspects of the function, including marketing communications, brand strategy, events, demand generation, social media, digital marketing, public relations, and analyst relations.

Having worked for the range of growth start-ups to large corporate companies, Como Kauth has experience working effectively in a wide range of work cultures and processes. Prior to BCM One, she held marketing leadership positions at two growth managed solution providers, Transbeam and UNSi, which were both acquired by GTT. She also held corporate marketing positions at AT&T Business and Qwest Communications. Como Kauth was recognized as one of CRN’s Women of the Channel in 2019 and 2017 for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

Como Kauth holds a B.S. in Marketing from Philadelphia University and mentors rising marketing professionals.

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TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Stacie Miracle, from Comcast Business.

I have over 20 years of experience in the telecom industry specializing in Indirect Channel sales. For the last 10 years, I have been responsible for Program Operations for the Comcast Business Solutions Provider Program.  My core responsibilities include national pricing and promotions, sales configurators, new product launches, marketing automation, internal engagement tools, and competitive analysis.  My goal is to support our partners’ sales efforts with a strong focus on ease of doing business with Comcast.  

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TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Maren Wanggaard, from Cox.

As Master Agent Channel Manager for Cox Business and RapidScale, Maren brings more than 18 years of diversified experience across direct selling, business development, contact center management and leadership. She is focused on providing quick, meaningful support to the master agencies she directly supports as well as collaborative business development strategies.   With her vast experience in different facets of the cable world she is capable of assisting with creative ideas and implementation that drive business results.

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CHICAGO - January 6, 2021 – Leading technology distributor, TBI, announces the addition of two new Channel Managers to support their growing partner community. Kent Kicza will now be working with partners in the Northeast to help grow their business, while Kevin Heidy will be supporting partners in the West - Rocky Mountain Region.

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TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver January Channel News.

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If there was ever a year that tested our strength as humans, it was 2020. The personal and professional struggles were indeed very real as our new normal was anything but. Our lives were uprooted, people dealing with immense hardships and mental stress. I found myself working more and having even less of a work life balance, not like I had much before. The lines of being a mom, boss, teammate, friend, coworker have all been blurred and I now have much greater appreciation for others trying to find balance in a world that seems uncertain and scary.

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The partnership brings channel-only innovative cybersecurity services to TBI’s partner community.

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 6, 2020 — TBI, the nation’s leading technology brokerage firm, announces the addition of ThreatProtector, the first company of its kind in the channel to offer employee security scoring and risk assessment to their provider portfolio. TBI partners can now sell ThreatProtector’s cybersecurity solutions into their customers through several key services: dark web monitoring, device endpoint protection, advanced email encryption and compliancy services, cybersecurity awareness training, and security assessments.

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The partnership brings the TBI partner community a unique integration of managed mobility services with data use and control functions for cellular networks.

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 6, 2020 — Leading technology brokerage firm, TBI, announces the addition of MobilSense Technologies, Inc. to their provider portfolio. MobilSense specializes in mobile invoice optimization, reporting analytics, cost allocation management, asset, and service provisioning, along with help desk services. Available in the US and Canada, the MobilSense adaptable architecture delivers tailored solutions to hundreds of businesses, from SMB to enterprise.

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The partnership brings the QOS Intelligent Network Platform, a technology-enabled network management and monitoring platform, to TBI’s partner community.

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 6, 2020 — TBI, North America’s leading technology brokerage firm, announces the addition of QOS Networks to their provider portfolio. QOS Networks provides managed services expertise in the design, deployment, and management of SD-WAN and edge network solutions. QOS Networks works with mid and enterprise customers across the globe to deliver intelligent network solutions, including SD-WAN and edge functions such as switches, routers, and firewalls. QOS Networks is built on providing fanatical customer support and has over 40,000 edge deployments for its customers.

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