Nextiva (www.nextiva.com), an industry-leading cloud-based communications provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ira Feuerstein, Nextiva Channel Chief, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.
“Nextiva is proud to have the best partner program in the industry” said Tracy Conrad, President of Nextiva. “For 3 years, CRN has confirmed what we already know – we have one of the top Channel Chiefs as well.”
Channel Chief honorees are selected on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending, and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
Ira Feuerstein was chosen based on his outstanding accomplishments at Nextiva. In 2016, Feuerstein grew Nextiva’s channel team by 100 percent. He has implemented a monthly webinar series to provide ongoing training to all partners and began an annual reward trip for top performing Channel Managers and partners titled “Amazing Achiever’s Club”.
“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”