Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 18, 2008
PHONE+ magazine and the Channel Partners Conference & Expo have selected the 2008-09 members of their joint advisory board. The advisory board is composed of master agents, independent agents, carriers/service providers, VARs, resellers, dealers/interconnects, attorneys, consultants and representatives from several industry associations, including the Agent Alliance, Technology Channel Association, WIBOC and TAG National.
The advisory board members are:
Master agents: Adam Edwards, CEO, Telarus; Jay Bradley, president of Telecom Services, Intelisys; and Josh Anderson, CEO, Telephony Partners.
Agents/subagents: William Leutzinger, president, TelecomMedic, and James Lockhart, president, Telecom Management Inc.
Carriers/service providers: Brian Snortheim, director, alternate channel marketing, Time Warner Cable, and Jeff Howe, vice president and general manager - agent channel, PAETEC.
Resellers: Michael McLelan, senior vice president, PowerNet Global, and Sarah Graham Linares, vice president, product development and revenue assurance, TMC
Dealers/interconnects: Ben Stiegler, CEO, Synertel, and David Blau, chief strategy officer, Consolidated Technologies Inc.
VARs: Ben Henkels, principal, Communication Management Partners, and Roger Thomas, CEO, TeleComp
Consultants/attorneys: Ben Bronston, partner, Nowalsky, Bronston & Gothard; Bill Taylor, president, Corporate Ladders; and Neil Ende, Managing Partner, Technology Law Group
Associations: Dale Stein, co-founder, TAG National; Dany Bouchedid, CEO of ColoTraq for TCA; Bill Power, CEO, Agent Alliance; and Mark Landiak, president of Market Dynamics for WIBOC.
"We are excited to have our new advisory board in place to advise us on PHONE+ and the Channel Partners Conference & Expo," said Khali Henderson, editor in chief of PHONE+ magazine. "We had more than 70 qualified applicants apply for board positions and feel that we have selected a board that will add valuable insight to these resources and the channel."
Advisory board duties include providing story ideas and blogging for PHONE+ as well as assisting in planning the Channel Partners Conference & Expo.
PHONE+ magazine is the country's leading resource for communication distribution channels. For more than two decades, PHONE+ has been the undisputed leader in providing news and analysis to alternate distribution channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services and associated CPE, applications and professional services.
PHONE+ includes a monthly print publication, a Web resource (http://www.phoneplusmag.com), a weekly newsletter as well as special issues, such as the Channel Program Guide and an annual buyer's guide.
About the Channel Partners Conference & Expo
Hosted by PHONE+ magazine, the Channel Partners Conference & Expo is the telecom industry's only event exclusively for the channel. The fall event is taking place this week at Boston's World Trade Center. The spring conference is set for March 1-3, 2009, at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. For more information, visit http://www.channelpartnersconference.com.