Rob Rae Named as a Cloud Channel Leader of the Year by Channel Futures

DENVER, CO (November 7, 2023)Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, today announced Rob Rae, Corporate Vice President of Community and Ecosystems has been selected as one of Channel Futures’ 20 Cloud Channel Leaders of the Year for 2023. The Cloud Channel Leaders of the Year were selected for their contributions to driving their companies’ success via the channel. Rae garnered recognition as a cloud leader due to his solid support for partners, active participation as a speaker in industry events, and his instrumental role in assisting companies in achieving their public offering objectives.

“We are proud to have Rob, a respected veteran in the IT channel and a prominent figure within our partner ecosystem, as a part of the Pax8 team,” said Nick Heddy, Chief Commerce Officer at Pax8. “Rob’s impactful contributions have been instrumental in shaping the future of our community and annual Beyond event, all in the pursuit of fostering the growth of our partners. His loyal commitment to building relationships and empowering partners has not gone unnoticed, and this recognition signifies his dedication.”

Throughout his career, Rae has been committed to empowering the IT channel and facilitating the transformation of partners into modern managed service providers (MSPs). In addition to hosting Pax8’s inaugural Beyond 2023 conference this past June, which drew record attendance, Rae is responsible for the ongoing enhancement and expansion of MSP relationships. He offers guidance and consultation to implement new programs that support the IT channel market and collaborates closely with the Pax8 Channel team on industry initiatives to enhance the partner experience globally.

Once more, Rae will be the host of Pax8’s partner event, Beyond – taking place in Denver, Colorado, from June 9th to 11th, 2024. To register, please visit

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