SOURCE: Hubspan


February 20, 2012 12:00 ET

Hubspan Channel Executive Selected by CRN and Supply & Demand Chain for Prestigious Industry Awards

Jim Cantrell Honored With CRN Channel Chief and Supply & Demand Chain Pro to Know Awards

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Feb 20, 2012) - Hubspan, the leading provider of B2B cloud integration solutions, today announced the company's director of Channel Programs, Jim Cantrell, has been recognized by technology industry experts for his work and leadership within the Channel community. Cantrell was honored by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as a 2012 channel provider Pro to Know as well as by CRN, which named Cantrell as a 2012 Channel Chief.

A technology industry veteran, Cantrell has more than 15 years of experience working with buyers, sellers and third party providers. These two industry accolades validate Cantrell's commitment and effectiveness at helping supply and demand chain partners identify and solve challenges facing them today. Hubspan is the leading global provider of solutions that companies like Visa, Ariba, NetSuite, SciQuest and many others look to for secure, scalable and flexible integration of ERP applications and B2B business processes.

"Hubspan works with channel partners to provide B2B integration solutions that complement a customer's existing infrastructure while delivering cost savings and efficiencies," said Trisha Gross, president and CEO of Hubspan. "Jim's knowledge and expertise has been a key part of growing Hubspan's channel program and we are honored to have him on our team."

For the Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know award, Cantrell was selected from a pool of over 300 nominations representing an array of public and private companies from a variety of sectors and regions. The Pros to Know award honors individuals who are leading initiatives to help prepare their supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate and all winners will be featured in the March issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

The 2012 Channel Chief award from CRN is a prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel. The award recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry. Cantrell was selected by the CRN editorial team based on his channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales. The complete list of 2012 Channel Chiefs are featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine and featured online at

An avid supporter of the channel and frequent sponsor of partner events, Cantrell is attending SciQuest NextLevel in Miami on February 19-22 where Hubspan is the exclusive Platinum sponsor. The SciQuest and Hubspan integration empowers customers to automate and integrate their order-to-invoice business process with buyers.

About Hubspan
Hubspan is the leading global provider of business integration solutions, enabling partners and customers to extend ERP applications and automate B2B business processes throughout their communities. Real time integration of information and processes such as Punchout, for example, are increasingly critical as organizations look to drive top line revenue and improve efficiencies. Hubspan offers the ability to achieve these goals rapidly and cost-effectively. The Hubspan B2B cloud platform powers integration for many of the world's leading industry networks, ERP applications, and financial services solutions including Ariba, Visa, NetSuite and many more. Thousands of businesses rely daily on WebSpan, the flagship Hubspan solution, for secure, scalable and flexible business integration. WebSpan is available as pre-packaged integration solutions as well as a comprehensive integration platform. For more information, go to or email

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