Bana Qashu Young, MA, Vice President of Sales, East & Canada, AVANT
As vice president of sales for AVANT’s East region, Bana Qashu actively works with both providers and channel sales partners to enable them to excel in next-generation IT sales across cloud, colocation, security and communication services. At Avant, Qashu grew the East Region in record time, outpacing the business in revenues year-over-year by enabling the channel to embrace new technologies while pulling through legacy technologies. She strategically builds and grows a team, a cadence and a repeatable sales process. Qashu is a former member of Chief, has been recognized by CRN as an influential woman of the channel in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2023 and received the 2018 Alliance of Channel Women ACT award.