Steelwedge’s Michelle Jones Named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel List

Vice President of Alliances for Leader in Cloud S&OP Recognized for Work With Channel Partners

Pleasanton, CA, June 2, 2014 – Steelwedge, the leader in cloud sales and operations planning (S&OP) and demand management software solutions, today announced that Michelle Jones, Vice President, Alliances, has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel. The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole.

Jones, who marks her fourth consecutive appearance on the list, is responsible for developing and advancing global and regional strategic consulting and technology alliances to deliver added value to Steelwedge customers. With more than 15 years of experience in multinational channel strategy and implementation, she brings deep expertise in relationship management, revenue generation, channel, marketing, operations and event management to her role at Steelwedge.

“These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized by CRN as one of the top women of the channel for the fourth year in a row, especially among such an accomplished group of women,” said Jones. “Over the last year we’ve expanded our partner base, provided world-class training and offered new opportunities to partners, all of which have made a direct contribution to the success of the company and our customers.”

The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at www.crn.com.

About Steelwedge:

Steelwedge Software is the leading Integrated Business Planning solution provider. Steelwedge’s cloud Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company’s business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable “what-if” scenario modeling and mobile analytics to pinpoint the financial impact of supply-demand trade-offs. Some of the world’s largest manufacturing companies including HPJaguar Land RoverLenovoMonsanto, trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP. Visit www.steelwedge.com.

About The Channel Company:

The Channel Company is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

Lauren Bossers

Director of Digital and Content Marketing

As the director of digital and content marketing, Lauren is responsible for marketing communication, public relations, customer references, and social media at Steelwedge. She brings 14 years of experience in marketing for the supply chain management industry to her role. Prior to joining Steelwedge, she held positions in marketing at i2, Kinaxis, and Tata Consultancy Services.