Women in the Channel President Hilary Gadda of TelePacific Recognized as One of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

May 26, 2016

WiC Board Member HilaryLos Angeles, CA, May 26, 2016 – TelePacific, a leading provider of managed services and business communications solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Hilary Gadda, director of the Telepartner Channel, to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Gadda oversees the success of the company’s agent channel. She has been instrumental in helping agencies and customers achieve success by aligning their specific goals and strengths through partnerships to realize tangible business results. Gadda helped the channel achieve triple-digit growth and has been a key enabler in its ongoing growth and participation in the revenue plan. Today, the channel contributes more than 45 percent of TelePacific’s annual revenues. Prior to joining TelePacific in 2001, Gadda worked at i7 Interactive, Teleglobe Business Solutions, Frontier Communications and MFS.

Gadda is president and co-founder of Women in the Channel and is currently serving on CompTIA’s Advancing  Women in IT (AWIT) Executive Council as well as their Vendor Advisory Council.

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements.” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

“Hilary is a talented, proven leader in the indirect channel both at TelePacific and in the telecom and IT industries,” said Ken Bisnoff, SVP of Strategic Opportunities at TelePacific. “We are fortunate to have her as part of our executive team and proud of her many accomplishments, including this latest placement on CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel list.”

The 2016 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc2016.

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About TelePacific Communications

TelePacific Communications delivers comprehensive managed services and unified communications solutions to 75,000 locations for customers ranging from small businesses to enterprises with hundreds of sites.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, the Company’s multiple award-winning managed services, networks, communications solutions and focus on customer service have powered 56 consecutive quarters of growth for the 1,500 person, $600 million enterprise.  TelePacific’s broad portfolio of managed services and communications solutions enables companies to focus on growing their bottom lines instead of overseeing their infrastructure.  Its continuity, cloud and connectivity offerings help businesses run more efficiently, improve collaboration and provide essential protection against business interruptions. For more information, go to www.telepacific.com

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

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