Kathryn Rose, CEO, channelWise
Kathryn Rose is an innovator, and the founding CEO of award-winning technology platforms (getWise/channelWise) that powers expertise as a service for companies, communities, small businesses, professionals and IT channel vendors/partners to accelerate business or career growth. She is a former Wall Street executive sales leader and an author of 9 books. She has been featured in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, CBS Marketwatch, Fox News and more. She was recently named Worth Magazine Top 100 Entrepreneurs, Forbes Top 1000 innovators and a member of the prestigious Nasdaq Milestone Makers program Prior to devoting her focus to her platform, Kathryn was an executive sales and marketing consultant for large global and local clients developing targeted online campaigns resulting in millions of engaged fans, followers and connections. Kathryn's experience has taken her from startup to multimillion dollar companies. She is an award-winning Wall Street sales leader driving $100 million+ in annual sales and in channel marketing with global B2B clients. Kathryn is a highly sought after speaker at leading global industry events--Google, IBM, Dell Technologies, Women in Tech Global Summit and the Grace Hopper Celebration. Kathryn has received accolades for her vision, commitment, and leadership including the CompTIA Advancing Women in Technology Mentor of the Year Spotlight award and more. Kathryn is regarded for her grit, tenacity, creative problem solving, glass-half-filled approach and her ability to laugh, always. A tireless champion for diversity, Kathryn has received accolades for her vision, commitment, and leadership including being recently named to the Channel Futures Top DE&I Champions in Technology 101 list. The list recognizes individuals from diverse and multicultural backgrounds who are driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the technology channel through their words, actions and leadership.