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

Multiple Turbonomic Leaders Named to CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel List
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Leaders Recognized for Their Contributions to Channel Advocacy, Channel Growth, and Visionary Leadership

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="" target="_blank"gt;#Cloudlt;/agt;–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 contributions.”

Over the last year, Turbonomic has significantly expanded its partner program. 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

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 unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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