Michelle talks about her inspiring journey in the global technology channel and where the digital channel is heading to.
Michelle is an accomplished and highly visible 17-year veteran in the global technology channel. Currently she is VP of Global Channel and Digital Strategy for JS Group where she passionately works to help companies create and grow their global channel and marketing and strategies, social selling, digital marketing and ecosystem communications, as well as partner enablement and frameworks, from go to market strategy to execution.
Previously, she was Senior Director of Technology & Business Sales and Marketing Services at Office Depot/ CompuCom and prior she was a Global Channel Leader at Cisco for 13 years and recipient of the prestigious “Cisco World Wide Innovation and Growth Award”.
As a visible thought leader, Entrepreneur Magazine named as one of the top 4 people to inspire women to pursue a career in Tech and was recognized recently by CompTIA as their Leadership Award winner for Advancing Women in Technology, as well as SMB Magazine as one of the 150 most influential people in the global IT Business Community. She has keynoted at various conferences including the four largest and most influential technology and telco conferences globally including: Channel Partners, CRN, CompTIA, and IT Nation. She serves as Ambassador and Chairman Emeritus of Advancing Women in Technology at CompTIA, former Independent Board Member of CRN Women in the Channel and a long-standing member of the National Women in Technology Group, and most recently Alliance of Channel Women SE Florida Chapter Founder.
In her free time, she is a proud wife to Channel Influencer of the Year Jay McBain, girl mom, dog and cat owner lover, world traveler (pre pandemic) to 85 countries and 6 continents and would have been to the 7th continent this year if not for Covid, technology and social media enthusiast, lifelong learner, and humanitarian.