March 14, 2016

Double Win! Bob Gault and Paige Powers Recognized as Top Channel Chiefs by CRN

Double Win! Bob Gault and Paige Powers Recognized as Top Channel Chiefs by CRN

Double Win! Bob Gault and Paige Powers Recognized as Top Channel Chiefs by CRNCongratulations to Bob Gault and Paige Powers for being recognized on CRN’s esteemed 2016 Channel Chiefs list for their dedication and accomplishments in the channel! Selected by CRN’s editorial staff, the list honors top leaders in the IT channel for their excellence in driving growth and revenue though the channel, as well as their outstanding professional achievements and innovative strategies they’ve executed within their partner programs.

In addition to being recognized on this year’s Channel Chiefs list, Bob has also earned a spot on CRN’s list of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for the second year in a row. As the leader of worldwide sales, services and channels at Extreme, Bob is committed to delivering success to the company’s 2,700 global partners, and these awards certainly exemplify that. I invite you to read more about the recent enhancements to the Extreme Partner Network under Bob’s leadership, in addition to how he’s enabling partner success with fundamental technologies across market verticals in Bob’s listings on CRN.com found here and here.

Paige Powers has also been an integral part of the Extreme channel team as she leads development of the global distribution strategy at the company. Over the last year, Paige has helped align the program and overall organization based on our new software and solution-based strategy. Learn more about her perspective on how to attract next-gen solution providers here.  

Congratulations again to our leading channel executives! With both Paige and Bob’s noteworthy leadership, we are excited to see what 2016 brings for the Extreme Partner Network.

About The Contributor:
Norman RiceEVP, Marketing and Corporate Development

Norman Rice is the Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Corporate Development, and the Stadium & Venue Business Unit for Extreme Networks. In this capacity, Norman manages Extreme’s corporate strategy, M&A pursuits as well as manages Extreme’s Stadium and Entertainment Business Unit. Norman manages the Company relationships with the NFL, IMG as well as a number of NFL Clubs. Prior to working for Extreme, Norman had operating roles with leading Private Equity firms (Marlin and Gores Group) as well as management roles with CA, Concord Communications (Acquired by CA), Aprisma Management Technologies (Acquired by Concord), HoustonStreet Exchange and MicroStrategy. Norman is a Director on the Board of DSP Group (NASDAQ: DSPG) and was previously on the Board of NitroSecurity (Acquired by McAfee) and Advisory Board of vKernel (Acquired by Quest Software). Norman holds a Masters degree in Engineering and a Masters Degree in Management, both from Dartmouth College and a BS from the University of Michigan.

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