PHILADELPHIA – October 11, 2018 – Channel Futures is pleased to announce that Jim Lippie, GM of cloud computing at Kaseya has been selected as a winner of the 2018 Circle of Excellence Awards.
Channel Futures Circle of Excellence winners were honored during an awards ceremony on October 10 at the Fall 2018 Channel Partners Evolution in Philadelphia. These winners will be featured on a special Channel Futures Immersion Center on the Channel Futures website.
“Circle of Excellence award winners represent the best in channel management. Through their thought leadership, partner loyalty and business performance, they distinguish themselves from their peers,” said T.C. Doyle, editorial director at Channel Futures. Added Kelly Danziger, market leader of channels at Informa, “Channel Futures is proud to honor these remarkable executives for their achievement and commitment to the channel. Their unwavering dedication to the channel community sets a high standard that inspires others.”
A seasoned, self-motivated leader with a proven track record, Jim Lippie has a unique perspective on the channel. He founded the consultancy, Clarity Channel Advisors and helped hundreds MSPs increase sales and profitability. As the former president of IndependenceIT (iIT), one of the fastest growing cloud desktop companies in the world, Lippie was responsible for helping the managed services community identify opportunities to grow recurring revenue and add value to end-users. Lippie joined iIT and built a foundation for success, growing the partner base over 250 percent and increasing revenue nearly 300 percent over 18 months. Over the years, Lippie has developed his “Channel Eclipse” philosophy and has become a strong and outspoken advocate for the channel. His passion to help sustain the channel is what led Lippie to form Clarity Channel Advisors. As GM of cloud computing for Kaseya, Lippie oversees the company’s overall cloud strategy and delivery of innovative solutions to help MSPs consistently grow their business.