Cairo (Egypt) – Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT training and learning services, is proud to announce that its President and CEO, Sean Dolan, has been named to the 2017 Top 100 Executives by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. This annual list recognizes technology industry leaders who have played an integral role in shaping today’s IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating new opportunities or forging innovative routes to success. As part of the Top 100 list, Dolan was named a Top 25 Disrupter of 2017 and is featured in CRN’s August 2017 print issue and online.
CRN recognized Dolan for his work in launching Global Knowledge’s channel offensive. “I’m honored to be included in CRN’s Top 100 Executives list,” said Dolan. “Our extensive IT and business skills training solutions enable our channel partners and their clients to effectively adopt and manage today’s disruptive technologies.” Dolan joined Global Knowledge in 2015 after more than 25 years in the technology sector during which he managed complex businesses around the globe.
"Global Knowledge is committed to enabling resellers and their customers as they navigate through major shifts in how IT is implemented and consumed. Addressing data center skill sets and empowerment is vital to consumption, adoption and effective utilization of the investments being made in cloud, security, and evolving IT architectures. Under Sean’s leadership, we are uniquely positioned to support the channel with a comprehensive, proactive and impactful solution that addresses skills gaps challenges which can erode progress and returns on data center initiatives,” said Aaron Mills, vice president of channel sales at Global Knowledge.
“Today’s IT ecosystem is undergoing major changes, from a disruptive, technological innovation boom to the unprecedented shift to a services-driven market,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “For both technology suppliers and solution providers, navigating these uncertain waters and maintaining a competitive edge requires strong leadership and vision. CRN’s 2017 Top 100 Executives actively embody these qualities, providing the exemplary guidance their companies need to thrive in this new environment and move the IT channel forward.”
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT training and learning services. We empower organizations, teams and individuals with the skills and best practices necessary to leverage the technologies and competencies critical for sustained success and to create competitive advantages. With over 15 corporate offices around the world, our 1,500 employees are helping clients succeed in over 100 countries.
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.
Ahmed Soliman, Regional Marketing Manager – Middle East and Africa, Global Knowledge Ahmed.Soliman@globalknowledge.net