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Epicor Head of Americas Sales and Channel Lisa Pope Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief

Austin, TX February 12, 2018

The Definitive Guide of Channel Management Movers and Shakers Recognizes Lisa Pope Among IT Channel Leaders for Commitment to the Channel

c1920_crn.jpgEpicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lisa Pope, executive vice president, sales Americas, to its prestigious list of 2018 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.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff 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 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

Under Pope’s leadership, Epicor completely restructured its channel partner program in the Americas, adding dedicated channel resources to support more lead generation and help contribute to partner growth. The program revamp also resulted in simplified terms of engagement to ensure the program offered remained compelling for both current and future partners. Further efforts around partner alignment with the Epicor cloud-first approach has resulted in significant growth in net-new cloud deals year over year, as well as greater profitability for partners.

“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, executive chairman of The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”

  • “I’m extremely proud be recognized by CRN and honored to be included in such a distinguished group of channel leaders. At Epicor, our goal is to foster strong collaborative relationships that provide our channel partners with significant opportunities to grow their business. Our commitment to the channel has enabled us to expand into new markets, while also enabling better partner readiness, development, and execution to drive self-sufficiency within our partner ecosystem.”
  • - Lisa Pope, Executive Vice President, Sales Americas, Epicor

The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2018 issue of CRN.