WALNUT, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 26, 2012) - ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, today announced that president Jeff Volpe was named one of CRN's Top 100 Executives in the IT Channel for 2012. This annual list salutes the most influential and innovative channel executives in North America.
Winners were chosen based on nominations from solution providers and ranked executives based on channel influence, effectiveness and visibility, along with business and sales impact. Among the criteria were channel sales volume, channel investment and resources, channel advocacy and visibility, and performance in UBM Channel research projects (including the Annual Report Card and Channel Champions). A panel of UBM Channel editors made the final selections.
Named one of the top 25 Channel Sales Leaders, ViewSonic's Jeff Volpe is not only driving the company's strategic direction but he is also in the trenches, driving dramatic sales and profit gains for partners through a combination of programs, policies, and technology. For 25 years, ViewSonic has demonstrated its commitment to the channel by offering targeted programs as part of its award-winning Finch Club program, such as the new ProSeries Reseller Authorization Program, as well as delivering innovative new product categories like the Android-enhanced Smart Display offering the channel additional opportunity to grow its business and address customer needs.
"I am proud to be named by UBM Channel as a top pick for industry leaders that are innovating and doing the critical thinking necessary with the VARs," said Jeff Volpe, president of ViewSonic. "We strongly believe in the mission of our channel partners and feel it is important to offer them our very best -- both in product solutions and in new sales opportunities. It is our promise that you will continue to see this level of dedication from ViewSonic."
"We're recognizing this year's Top 100 Executives for their commitment to the channel," said Kelley Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director for UBM Channel. "For 2012, our goal was to once again shine a spotlight on the most influential executives in the industry today. But we also wanted to pay homage to the channel advocates, sales and services leaders, innovators and disrupters. We salute all these leaders for their devotion to the technology channel and their willingness to adopt new strategies and policies in order to drive greater sales for partners, while positioning their own company for future growth."
Expanded coverage of the 2012 Top 100 Executives will be featured in the November issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com.
For further information, visit ViewSonic.com or follow ViewSonic on the Company blog, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Founded in 1987, ViewSonic's mission is to be the preferred global brand of visual solution products as we continue to focus on display-centric product offerings including LED monitors, projectors, digital signage displays, and cloud computing solutions. ViewSonic continues to pioneer in visual technology innovation to build a connected and ever-reaching digital future. ViewSonic® Corporation is headquartered in Walnut, California. For further information, please visit ViewSonic.com.
ViewSonic's Finch Club offers resellers an opportunity to benefit from specialized product training and discounts. To sign up, please visit FinchClub.com.
About UBM Channel: (www.ubmchannel.com)
UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com.
UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com
Trademark footnote: All corporate names and trademarks are the property of their respective companies.
This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company's expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.