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Multiple Turbonomic Leaders Named to CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel List

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Today, Turbonomic
announced that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company
, has named multiple Turbonomic leaders to its
prestigious 2019 Women of the Channel list, including Jennifer Heard,
Jennifer Murphy, LouLou Healey, and Melissa Lyons. The leaders on CRN’s
annual list span all areas of the IT channel ecosystem; representing
technology suppliers, distributors, solution providers, and other IT
organizations. Each leader is recognized for her contributions to
channel advocacy, channel growth, and visionary leadership.

CRN editors choose the list from a multitude of channel leadership
applicants and singled out the four Turbonomic channel leaders for their
professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, and ongoing
dedication to the IT channel.

  • Heard, SVP of Cloud Partnerships at Turbonomic and formerly a
    long-time Microsoft executive, joined the company in 2017 and since
    then has been integral to accelerating Turbonomic’s strategic cloud
    partnerships with Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). She
    has been recognized on several CRN lists, including the CRN Channel
    Power 100.
  • Murphy, VP of Alliances at Turbonomic, has played a key role in
    accelerating Turbonomic’s alignment with cloud partners and system
    integrators since joining last fall – driving forward a strategic
    extension to the partner program. This marks Murphy’s third appearance
    on CRN’s Women of the Channel. She has also been recognized in CRN’s
    Channel Chiefs (2018) and the Power 100 (2017) lists.
  • Healey, Senior Director of Global Channel Marketing and head of
    Americas Field Marketing, has been integral to establishing
    Turbonomic’s channel marketing and market development fund (MDF)
    programs, thereby transforming the marketing support available to
    Turbonomic partners. This is her first appearance on CRN’s Women of
    the Channel list.
  • Lyons, Senior Manager of Turbonomic’s Global Partner Programs &
    Strategy, has been instrumental in growing the company’s partner
    program into a community of over 400 partners worldwide,
    including Presidio, Sirius, and Technologent, among others. This is
    her 6th appearance on the CRN Women of the Channel list.

“CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel list honors influential leaders who are
accelerating channel growth through mutually-beneficial partnerships,
incredible leadership, strategic vision, and unique contributions in
their field,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “This
accomplished group of leaders is driving channel success and we are
proud to honor their achievements.”

“Turbonomic is fortunate to have some of the best and brightest minds in
the channel who are singularly focused and committed to the success of
our partners,” said Chris Sullivan, SVP Global Alliances and Channels,
Turbonomic. “I’m proud to see our team recognized for their outstanding

Over the last year, Turbonomic has significantly expanded its partner
. The comprehensive program enables partners to deliver a
unique technology and a lifecycle of services to help customers
modernize their applications and infrastructure. The AI-powered
Turbonomic platform continuously matches application demand with
infrastructure supply, in real-time, assuring application performance
and policy compliance at the lowest possible cost.

The Turbonomic Partner Program includes tracks for solution providers,
OEMs, alliance partners, cloud and managed service providers, systems
integrators, and distributors. Turbonomic’s 2019 Women of the Channel
have each been integral to the program’s growth and success.

The 2019 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of
CRN Magazine and online at

About Turbonomic

Turbonomic workload automation for multicloud continuously assures that
all workloads get precisely the resources needed to ensure performance
and lower cost while maintaining policy compliance. Privately held,
Boston-based Turbonomic is one of the fastest-growing software
companies, backed by leading venture firms including Bain Capital
Ventures, General Atlantic, Globespan Capital Partners, Highland Capital
Partners and Iconiq Capital. To learn more about Turbonomic, visit

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