May 14, 2018
**DENVER, CO** (May 14, 2018) - [Pax8](http://www.pax8.com), the leader in cloud distribution, today announced that [CRN](http://www.crn.com)®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jennifer Bodell, vice president of Channel, to its prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list and the Power 100, a subset of the CRN Women of the Channel who have earned a special distinction based on their exemplary record of success and their level of influence in the channel.
As the vice president of Channel at Pax8, Bodell leads the strategic direction of the company's field marketing efforts and key IT channel relationships, including new growth opportunities and partner program development. Throughout her career, Bodell has earned several achievements including CRN's Power 100 three years in a row, named to the CRN Women of the Channel list three years in a row, one of CRN's 2017 100 People You Don't Know But Should, [HTG](http://www.htgpeergroups.com)'s 2016 Presenter of the Year, and she was named a 2015 Rising Star by the Utah American Marketing Association.
"Congratulations to Jennifer on the well-deserved award," said Nick Heddy, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing at Pax8. "Jennifer is a proven, award-winning leader in the IT channel who is making a lasting impact in communities throughout the industry. As a valued member of the Pax8 team, she has a unique ability to connect, listen, and share new ideas and strategies with partners to help them win new business. Her efforts are helping pave the way for future leaders in technology."
CRN's editorial team selects Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, and ongoing dedication to the channel. The Power 100 belong to an exclusive group drawn from this larger list: women leaders whose vision and influence are key drivers of their companies' success and help move the entire IT channel forward.
"This accomplished group of leaders is steadily guiding the IT channel into a prosperous new era of services-led business models and deep, strategic partnerships," said Bob Skelley, chief executive officer at The Channel Company. "CRN's 2018 Women of the Channel list honors executives who are driving channel progress through a number of achievements-exemplary partner programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective team-building, visionary leadership, and accelerated sales growth-as well as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives."
The 2018 Women of the Channel and Power 100 lists will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at [www.CRN.com/wotc](http://www.CRN.com/wotc).
To learn more about Pax8, please contact the Cloud Solutions Advisors at (855) 884-PAX8, email email@example.com, or visit [www.pax8.com](http://www.pax8.com).
Pax8 is the leader in cloud distribution. As a born in the cloud company, Pax8 empowers managed service providers (MSPs) to capitalize on the $1 trillion cloud opportunity. Through billing, provisioning, automation, industry-leading PSA integrations, and pre-and-post sales support, Pax8 simplifies cloud buying, improves operational efficiency, and lowers customer acquisition cost. Pax8 is an award-winning disruptor in the market, earning accolades like NexGen's Best in Show two years in a row, Biggest Buzz at IT Nation, CRN's Coolest Cloud Vendor, Best in Show at two consecutive XChange conferences, HTG's Rookie of the Year, and more. If you want to be successful with cloud technology, you want to work with Pax8. Get started today at [www.pax8.com](http://www.pax8.com).
**About The Channel Company**
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. To learn more, please visit [www.thechannelco.com](http://www.thechannelco.com).