Komprise COO Named as One of CRN’s 2017 Women of the Channel

Campbell, CA – May 16, 2017 – Komprise, the industry-leader in intelligent data management across clouds, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Krishna Subramanian, President and COO of Komprise, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The 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 based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Krishna Subramanian currently runs the sales and marketing efforts at Komprise, a 100% channel-driven enterprise. Prior to Komprise, Krishna held executive roles at both large companies and startups for over 25 years. She was VP of Marketing for the Cloud Platforms Group at Citrix where she was responsible for marketing and partner development for the Citrix Desktop and Cloud businesses. Krishna joined Citrix in May 2011 through the acquisition of Kaviza, where she served as chief operating officer, and head of marketing, sales and channels. Prior to Kaviza, Krishna led mergers and acquisitions for the Sun Microsystems cloud business that delivered over a half-billion dollars of incremental revenue. Before Sun, Krishna was the CEO and co-founder of Kovair, a venture-backed software-as-a-service CRM company. Subramanian holds a Master’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She brings over 20 years of industry experience in enterprise software, virtualization and cloud computing.

“These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”

The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc.  See the interview with Krishna here.

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About Komprise

Komprise, the industry-leader in intelligent data management across clouds, empowers businesses to efficiently manage today’s massive scale of data growth while unlocking its value. The Komprise mission is to radically simplify data management through intelligent automation. Komprise partners include NetApp, EMC, Google Cloud Platform, and Azure.  Komprise is used by enterprises to intelligently manage data at scale. For more information, visit Komprise.

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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