Sharma recognized for his leadership, influence and innovation in the IT channel vendor community
SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 06, 2023 - Wrike, the most powerful work management platform, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Archie Sharma, Vice President Partnerships, Business & Corporate Development at Wrike, on its 2023 Channel Chiefs list. Every year, this list honors the IT channel executives who work tirelessly to advance the channel agenda and deliver successful channel partner programs and strategies.
Sharma is a technology executive with over 15 years of experience leading and executing across SaaS, CWM, CRM, digital advertising, multi-sided marketplaces, and technology businesses. He currently oversees partner, ecosystem, and business development at Wrike, where he grew partner revenue by 190%+ in Q4 2022. In addition, Sharma reinvigorated the company’s existing channel program to build a world-class partnerships team, extending from one person to nine strong.
“I believe that channels and partners are one of the few ways to scale non-linear & efficient growth in SaaS companies today,” said Sharma. “I am proud of the growth we realized across the channel program last year – both in revenue and headcount – and am optimistic about the continued health of the program. It’s an honor to be named in this prestigious list amongst my peers.”
The 2023 Channel Chiefs have helped their solution provider partners and customers navigate an increasingly complex landscape of interconnected challenges and shifting industry dynamics. With the innovative strategies, programs, and partnerships of these Channel Chiefs in place, the solution provider community has continued to thrive.
The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the editorial staff based on their record of business innovation and dedication to the partner community. This year’s list represents the top technology executives responsible for building a robust channel ecosystem.
“Once again, this year’s list gives well-deserved recognition to the IT Channel Chiefs who are dedicated to driving the channel agenda and advocating for the development of strong channel partnerships,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Under their exceptional leadership, influence, and innovation, the IT channel vendor community continues to deliver solutions and services that meet the rapidly evolving needs of their solution provider partners and their customers.”
The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
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