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CRN Recognizes Three Ensono Leaders with 2021 Women of the Channel Awards

Monday, May 10, 2021

Ensono today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Tanya Wills, Senior Director, North America Channels and Alliances,  Rita Barry, Public Cloud Alliances Director, and Dena Marean, Strategic Alliance Manager, to the highly respected Women of the Channel list for 2021. This annual list recognizes the unique strengths, vision, and achievements of female leaders in the IT channel. Both Barry and Wills were also included in the Power 60 Solution Providers list, an elite subgroup of honorees chosen from the highly regarded Women of the Channel list.

The women honored on this year’s list pushed forward with comprehensive business plans, marketing initiatives and other innovative ideas to support their partners and customers, helping them through the uncertainty brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRN celebrates these exceptional women for their leadership, dedication, and channel advocacy.

Ensono’s Women of the Channel:

  • Tanya Wills - Wills has deep sales and alliances experience with companies like IBM, Siebel Systems, SAP and Microsoft, now Ensono, helping partners and clients develop mutually beneficial relationships focused on growth and efficiencies. As head of Ensono’s NA Channels and Alliances, Wills will look to expand Ensono’s strategic partnerships, creating depth and new opportunities with all partner profiles: SI’s, VAR’s, Advisors, and Influencer partnerships.
  • Rita Barry – Barry has tenure in the B2B tech space leading marketing strategies for companies in Australia, Singapore and North America. As Ensono’s Public Cloud Alliances Director, Barry works with Microsoft and AWS fostering strategic relationships interfacing with Ensono’s product organization to help elevate the Ensono brand and generate new opportunities with cloud partners. 
  • Dena Marean – Marean recently join the Ensono team focusing solely on Microsoft Azure. Marean has held leadership roles at some of the world’s most successful companies including Microsoft, VMware and Rackspace Technology. She is committed to sales excellence with partners, execution-focused strategies, and business plans based on doing great things with great people.

“CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their many accomplishments and look forward to their continued contributions to the IT channel.”

“We are proud to have three women recognized by CRN as Women of the Channel" said Paola Doebel, SVP & Managing Director, North America, Ensono. "Partners and alliances are an integral piece of Ensono’s growth strategy. Having multiple women included in this year’s list speaks to the investment, focus, and dedication they have in building our business with our partners.”

The 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges women from all over the IT channel, including vendors, distributors and solution providers. To see the full list of women, please visit www.CRN.com/WOTC.

For media inquiries, please contact Beth Burghgraef at: beth.burghgraef@ensono.com.