Ep. 29 – Kristine Stewart: A Strategic Game Plan for Partner Success

“Today’s companies must view partner success through the same lens as customer success or face the risk of losing business.”

Kristine Stewart is the VP of Channel Customer Success at Channel Impact and an IT industry veteran who has held numerous executive leadership roles across sales, channels, business development and marketing organizations. Previously in her career, she ran Cisco’s Worldwide Commercial Solutions team and led its Emerging Markets Commercial Sales organization across a multi-billion-dollar theater. Kristine studied computer science and marketing and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University.

Kristine joins us on the podcast as a partner success thought leader with an in-depth understanding of the needs of today’s evolving, IT-channel focused technology companies. At Channel Impact, she guides their clients to transform their go-to-market strategies for the changing economy, including supporting recurring revenue business models and ensuring that partners serve as profitable extensions of vendor-customer success teams.

Kristine lives in Denver and when she has free time, she enjoys travel, golf, photography, and hiking the beautiful mountains near her home. She currently serves on the Executive Committee for CompTIA’s AWIT Community and formerly served on the CABA, CompTIA and the Internet Home Alliance industry boards as well as the Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club.

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