Michelle Kabele is a marketing strategist, author, and digital media advocate. She currently serves as Senior Manager, Partner and Field Marketing, where she is responsible for driving Zebra’s North America channel marketing strategy, growing partner loyalty, and driving sales.
Throughout her career, Michelle has leveraged her out-of-the-box thinking and take-charge attitude to lead multiple high-visibility marketing initiatives and develop award-winning channel partner programs. Her innovative channel marketing concepts have been adapted and implemented by companies that include Zebra, Motorola Solutions, Avaya, 3Com, and U.S. Robotics.
Michelle has an innate understanding of and passion for the marketing potential offered by social networking, viral video, e-communications, and other electronic media. Beyond this passion also lies a shrewd appreciation of the power and place of traditional media in the marketing mix. Her ability to combine the two into highly effective strategies has been particularly beneficial to her stakeholders over the years.
Michelle has authored several books and dozens of articles on marketing topics and creative thinking. She has also produced a series of podcasts and videos on effective marketing strategies.
As a lifelong learner, Michelle holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BA from Northwestern University. She is also a degree candidate for the Medill MS in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University.