February 8, 2021
Zane Long, RingCentral SVP Global Channel Sales, Recognized as 2021 CRN® Channel Chief
BELMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RingCentral (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, video meetings, and contact center solutions, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named RingCentral’s SVP of Global Channel Sales, Zane Long, on its prestigious list of 2021 Channel Chiefs for the fifth consecutive year. The executives on this annual list include leading IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, influence, innovation, and growth.
The 2021 Channel Chiefs are prominent leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies, programs, and partnerships. All honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments as channel advocates.
“CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list includes the industry’s biggest channel evangelists, a group of individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of their partners and drive growth through the development of strong partner programs and innovative business strategies that help bring business-critical solutions to market,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Channel Company is proud to recognize these channel influencers and looks forward to following their continued success.”
“Channel partners are essential to our success as an organization,” said Phil Sorgen, chief revenue officer of RingCentral. “It is through Zane’s leadership that we continue to drive momentum for our partner community. We are thrilled that The Channel Company recognizes Zane’s contributions, having named him a Channel Chief for five years in a row.”
CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2021 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of business cloud communications and contact center solutions based on its powerful Message Video Phone™ (MVP™) platform. More flexible and cost effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect via any mode, any device, and any location. RingCentral offers three key products in its portfolio including RingCentral Office® , a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) platform including team messaging, video meetings, and a cloud phone system; Glip ® the company's free video meetings solution with team messaging that enables Smart Video Meetings™; and RingCentral cloud Contact Center solutions. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading third party business applications and enables customers to easily customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.
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