August 02, 2018
**DENVER, CO** (August 1, 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 John Street, chief executive officer at Pax8, to its 2018 list of Top 100 Executives. This annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today's IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative routes to success.
Street is an award-winning entrepreneur with a history of building successful cloud businesses for more than 20 years. As a pioneer in the industry, Street has garnered Inc. 500 status five times throughout his career.
"Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to build many successful startup companies that help solve business challenges," said Street. "Earning a spot on the CRN Top 100 Executive list for the second consecutive year solidifies Pax8 as a true disruptor in the market. Pax8 has a great team of leaders who are all focused on helping the IT channel achieve more with cloud, and the best is still to come.
"Visionary and strategic leadership can make the difference between just surviving and actually excelling in this period of disruptive change for the IT channel," said Bob Skelley, chief executive officer at The Channel Company. "In order for technology suppliers and solution providers to thrive and stay ahead of the competition, they need leaders who are able to envision both the future of the channel and the role their organization needs to play in order to create that reality. CRN's 2018 Top 100 Executives embody these qualities. They are change agents who deliver unwavering guidance to their companies, always asking where are we headed and not being afraid to take the necessary steps to get there."
The Top 100 Executives list will be featured in the August 2018 issue of CRN and online at [www.crn.com/top100](http://www.crn.com/top100).
To learn more about Pax8, please contact the cloud solutions advisors (CSAs) at (855) 884-PAX8, email firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 achieve more with cloud. 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 a proven, 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, 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).
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