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February 21, 2013 08:00 ET

Wasp Director of North American Sales Named IT Channel Chief for Second Year in Row

Bryan Keepers, Wasplink Partner Program Recognized for Channel Program Success

PLANO, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2013) - Wasp Barcode Technologies, a leading provider of small business productivity solutions, today announced that Bryan Keepers, Director of North American Sales, has been named to UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Channel Chief for the second consecutive year. Keepers is being recognized by CRN for his outstanding business innovation and dedication to the partner community.

"I am honored to see Wasp named among this distinguished group of leaders. We are very excited to see Wasplink continue to grow and we are extremely excited about its bright future," said Keepers.

Under Keepers' leadership, WaspLink Partner revenues grew 36 percent and doubled in premier partners in 2012. Keepers focused on expanding partnership levels to manage partnership growth through innovative Channel initiatives; Wasp's most important initiative this year being, "keep it simple." By listening and responding to its partners' needs, Wasp Barcode Solutions has made key investments, such as marketing support, margin dollars and training, in the past year.

Keepers joined Wasp in 2000 as the first salesperson hired and by 2005 he advanced to the position of North American sales manager. In 2008 he gained his current job title as Director of North American Sales at Wasp Barcode Technologies.

For over ten years, the Channel Chiefs have selected the most prestigious, executive leaders throughout the IT industry. This year's Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team on criteria including channel experience, policy and program innovations made during the past year, the amount of revenue their company generates through partners, their willingness to speak out publicly on behalf of the channel, and the number of years they have dedicated to channel activities.

Details about 2013 Channel Chiefs and the list of winners are available at:

To learn more about Wasp Barcode and WaspLink, Wasp's partner program, visit:

About Wasp Barcode Technologies
Wasp Barcode Technologies provides data capture and tracking solutions designed specifically for small business. Products include: inventory control, asset tracking, time and attendance, barcode scanners, barcode printers, and point-of-sale (POS) solutions. Wasp products help small business owners manage their companies more efficiently with improved productivity and profitability. Learn more at or call 866-547-WASP (9277).

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