Zebra Technologies’ Diana Gaddy Recognized as One of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – May 23, 2016 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Diana Gaddy, Director of Western Region Channel Sales, to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list.

The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Gaddy has been instrumental in helping Zebra PartnerConnect partners differentiate their business and empower them with the visibility, capabilities and tools required to grow within the markets they serve. She has also focused on recruiting and enabling partners focused on software and services to sell enterprise asset intelligence solutions that help customers make smarter, faster decisions that improve their bottom line.

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements.” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

“It is an honor and privilege to be recognized as a Woman of the Channel by CRN,” Gaddy said.  

“This award is a testament to Zebra’s commitment to the channel and providing the industry’s best partner experience where PartnerConnect members can differentiate themselves while being rewarded for commitment, competency and performance.”

The 2016 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc2016.

About Zebra
With the unparalleled visibility Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides, enterprises become as smart and connected as the world we live in. Real-time information – gleaned from visionary solutions including hardware, software and services – give organizations the competitive edge they need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses and customers, and empower their mobile workers to succeed in today’s data-centric world. For more information, visit www.zebra.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

About the Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

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Zebra Technologies

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The Channel Company

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Zebra Technologies


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