Industry heavyweight Jay McBain appointed Global Strategy Advisor with Channel Mechanics
Channel Mechanics, developer of the first cloud-based channel enablement SaaS solution, channelIT, announces the hiring of Jay McBain as Global Strategic Advisor.
McBain’s role at Channel Mechanics is to refine the firm’s global strategy, identify new market segments and raise visibility for the Channel Mechanics software platform. McBain joins Channel Mechanics from ChannelEyes which he co-founded and held the role of Chief Executive Officer. He is an accomplished speaker, author and innovator in the IT industry and features in the Top 40 Under Forty list by Business Review, Top 20 Global Channel Visionary by ChannelPro, Top 50 Global Channel Influencer by Penton, and Top 100 Most Respected Thought Leader by Vertical Systems Reseller Magazine.
He has spent a 23-year career in sales, marketing, channel and strategy roles within IBM, Lenovo and Autotask. Most recently, as CEO of ChannelEyes, he led the startup that disrupted the social, mobile and predictive analytics software industry for channel programs.
McBain currently serves as Chairman emeritus of the CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council and Managed Services Community. As a futurist, and long standing member of the World Future Society, he is a recognized expert in channel management and strategy, the future of partnering and the study of emerging computing models.
Jay McBain comments: “I am very excited about the Channel Mechanics platform. It solves a very big problem for channel professionals who need a way to design, deploy, track, evaluate and change offers, promotions and sales programs in real-time. The software is easy to implement, use, and adds tremendous value right out of the gate.”
“We are thrilled to announce the addition of Jay to the Channel Mechanics team. Jay brings a vast market knowledge with him and will provide us with strategic guidance on taking Channel Mechanics to the next level” said Channel Mechanics’ CEO Kenneth Fox.
About Channel Mechanics
Channel Mechanics offers a disruptive, industry-leading SaaS platform, channelIT, that accelerates revenue for companies leveraging the channel as their go to market model. Its flagship channel offer management platform, channelIT, gives organisations the tools, data and insights to turn great sales ideas into easily executable market promotions and sales programs — through the right channel partners to the right customers.
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