Pax8’s Jennifer Bodell Named Influential Channel Leader by Channel Futures

DENVER, CO (December 19, 2022) –  Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, today announced Jennifer Bodell, SVP of Channel, has been named to the Channel Futures Channel Leaders list for managed services among 20 total honorees. The inaugural list recognizes these individuals as leaders who will determine the future of the channel as they redefine the partner-supplier relationship.

“Jennifer has built an incredible engine around partner enablement through channel marketing and events,” said Lane Brannan, Chief Revenue Officer, Americas at Pax8. “Her vision, leadership, and strategic planning has elevated Pax8 partners, offering best-in-class events through our Mission Briefings and Bootcamps, and building our Beyond event in June. Thank you to Channel Futures for recognizing the great work and leadership by Jennifer and her team as they continue to build programs and events to support our partners into 2023.”

In 2022, Bodell’s team managed more than 250+ channel/program events and hosted over 75+ partner education and enablement program events globally, resulting in recognition with 55+ awards, including Best in Show, XCellence in Partner Program, and XCellence in Booth Strategy. She is credited with developing the next iteration of Pax8’s partner and program events, including the company’s unparalleled Launch and Mission Briefings, Bootcamps, Webinars, and. Collaboration in the Clouds. Through her unique and inventive leadership, Bodell’s work is attributed to Pax8 building collaborative and trusted relationships with over 25,000 partners today.

“We are committed to our partners and enabling the IT channel community so they can excel no matter what the macroeconomic conditions,” said Bodell.  “I have the privilege of talking with our partners and hearing first-hand the challenges they face. This allows us to take their feedback and provide the tools needed to improve their businesses.  Pax8 has invested heavily in our partner education and enablement programs, providing critical knowledge on how to capitalize on the latest trends, solutions, and training for everyone in the business, empowering them to be the best in the modern channel.”

The managed services channel leaders were selected based on their companies’ market share, growth potential, the strength of the partner network, the partner program’s scope, and the individual’s impact on the partner ecosystem.

“Channel Futures is once again demonstrating the incredible value it brings to its readers and the entire channel with by debuting the Channel Futures Leadership list. This list was compiled after months of tireless work by our media team to identify true leaders in the channel by industry category. It is critical for the partners who are focused on these markets to be able to understand who is making the investments and decisions in the channel that impact their future. We are proud to present these executives to the entire channel,” said Kelly Danziger, vice president and general manager, Informa Tech Channels.

“As the industry faces one of its most tumultuous periods, it is essential for channel partners to connect with the leaders of today’s strategic technology providers. These individuals are the ones who are guiding their organizations and partner ecosystems into the future with innovative thinking and industry-defining channel programs. Channel Futures has identified the individuals who are fueling a new wave of growth and solutions partners can bring to customers.” said Robert DeMarzo, vice president of content, Informa Tech Channels.

The channel leaders list, compiled by Channel Futures editors, are intended to provide the partner ecosystem with an in-depth look at each industry segment and spotlight those individuals responsible for the strategic direction of partner-facing organizations. As the nature of the channel changes, partners are developing deep ties with numerous suppliers in each technology solution segment they support. The channel leaders’ lists will identify the executives with whom they should establish strong relationships going forward.

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About Channel Futures

Channel Futures is a media and events destination for the information and communication technologies (ICT) channel community. We provide information, perspective and connection for the entire channel ecosystem, including solution providers (SPs), managed service providers (MSPs), managed security service providers (MSSPs), cloud service providers (CSPs), value-added resellers (VARs) and distributors, technology solutions brokerages, subagents and agents, as well as leading technology vendor partners and communication providers. 

Our properties include many awards programs such as the Channel Futures MSP 501, a list of the most influential and fastest-growing providers of managed services in the technology industry; Channel Partners events, which delivers unparalleled in-person events including Channel Partners Conference & Expo, Channel Partners Leadership Summit, Women’s Leadership Summit, the MSP Summit and Channel Partners Europe; and a DEI Community Group, our initiative to educate, support and promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the ICT channel industry. Channel Futures is where the world meets the channel; we are leading Channel Partners forward. More information is available at

Channel Futures is part of Informa Tech, a market-leading B2B information provider with depth and specialization in ICT sector. Every year, we welcome 14,000+ subscribers to our research, more than 4 million unique monthly visitors to our digital communities, 18,200+ students to our training programs and 225,000 delegates to our events.


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