Nicole Faletra Named to the Channel Women on the Rise list by CRN

DENVER, CO (November 27, 2023)Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has chosen Nicole Faletra, Senior Director of Channel, Americas for its 2023 Channel Women on the Rise list. This annual list, formerly known as CRN Rising Female Stars, honors up-and-coming, dedicated, driven women who are leaving their mark and making a difference for solution providers throughout the IT channel.

“Congratulations to Nicole for earning a spot on this esteemed list of talented women in the channel,” said Lane Brannan, Executive Vice President, and General Manager of Americas at Pax8. “Her leadership is critical to the success of our North American events, skillfully organizing experiences that empower our partners, ensuring the success of each event, and fostering valuable connections. We couldn’t be prouder of Nicole and all the work her team has accomplished to elevate Pax8’s presence in the channel.”

Since joining Pax8 in 2017, Faletra has been integral in shaping the company’s engagement with managed service providers (MSPs). As the Senior Director of Channel, Americas, she guides strategic planning for the Americas Channel team, organizing partner events and sponsorships, and developing strategies for industry engagement. Looking ahead to 2024, Faletra aims to create a compelling program to empower partners at Pax8-hosted events that will encourage networking and deliver valuable insights, strategies, and resources to fuel the growth and success of partner businesses.

The fourth annual list of Channel Women on the Rise showcases an impressive lineup of nominees meticulously chosen by the CRN editorial team. This selection process heavily relied on recommendations from esteemed channel chiefs and other channel management executives within the industry. These exceptional women are dedicated to supporting their channel partners in achieving success. They exhibit remarkable skills in various areas, such as marketing, channel program management, and partner engagement, among others. Through their expertise, they effectively enhance their respective channel partner programs and initiatives.

“The CRN 2023 Channel Women on the Rise list showcases the women who are on the verge of becoming the future leaders and luminaries in the channel industry. These remarkable individuals consistently exhibit a strong commitment to innovation and excellence within the IT channel. Their collective efforts are instrumental in shaping a more promising future for the IT industry,” said Jennifer Follett, vice president of U.S. Content and Executive Editor of CRN at The Channel Company. “I would like to extend my congratulations to all the honorees on behalf of The Channel Company and CRN. The efforts of these emerging leaders in driving change within the IT channel will undoubtedly shape its future for years to come.”

The 2023 list of Channel will be featured online at and in the December issue of CRN Magazine released December 4th.

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