Steven Kellam Appointed President of CCI

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Steven Kellam takes on operational responsibilities as new President of CCI

CCI, a global leader in channel management and incentives, announced today that Steven Kellam has been appointed President effective immediately. Debra Delaney will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer as Kellam assumes additional operational responsibilities for the organization.

Steven Kellam joined CCI in 2011, quickly moving up through the company’s ranks. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, leading the company’s global sales and marketing strategies. As a growth specialist, Steven is responsible for CCI’s execution of current goals and objectives as well as positioning the organization for continued, long-term success. He is also responsible for developing the strategic alliances necessary for CCI to achieve its long-term revenue and profit goals, including technical alliances, service partnerships and sales relationships.

“Steven and Debra make an outstanding team and this appointment to President recognizes his ongoing efforts on behalf of CCI,” said Chairman Steve Isaacs. “The Board is confident in Steven’s ability to drive CCI’s evolution to expand our offerings and grow across our product suite.”

Prior to CCI, Steven was Executive Vice President of PlanIT Solutions, the leading Network Managed Services provider in the San Francisco North Bay Area. While there, Kellam led a successful growth initiative that increased Managed Services revenue by over 200 percent in two years. Prior to that, Kellam served as Vice President of Network Sales and Business Development at San Francisco-based Ecast. During his eight-year tenure at Ecast, Steven led sales efforts that quadrupled the size of their network to 10,000 nationwide locations and 2,000 partners.

“Over the last few years, Steven has made significant contributions that have been invaluable to the company, he is truly a subject matter expert in channel incentives” said Debra Delaney, CCI’s CEO. “Steven is a champion of our culture and core values, and I am thrilled to have Steven as a strategic partner in developing CCI’s vision going forward..”

“I joined CCI because I wanted to be a part of an innovative company that I could help grow into an industry leader. I believe that CCI is that company today,” said Steven Kellam. “Tremendous opportunities lay ahead for CCI, and I am excited to help lead the company in its next chapter.”

For more than three decades, CCI has served as the industry’s leading authority on channel design, management, and incentives. Through a unique, multi-faceted approach that includes executive guidance, professional services, on-demand software, and program management, CCI ensures channel success for top global companies like Google, Plantronics, Hitachi, Verizon, EMC and many others.

ABOUT CCI
CCI is a software and managed services company that provides channel expertise, program support services, and technology to create and manage global channel programs that engage partners, simplify channel management, and significantly increase operational efficiency. CCI helps many of the most successful companies in the world – including EMC, VMware, Emerson, Cox Communications, Google, Siemens, Sony, Verizon, Xerox and more – turn their channel programs into a key competitive advantage. Founded in 1983, CCI is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with sales and client management offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.channelmanagement.com or subscribe to the Channel Champion blog at channelmanagement.com/blog.

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