Arnie Bellini, ConnectWise CEO, recognized as one of UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs for fifth year in a row

Mar 08, 2013, 09:00 ET from ConnectWise

TAMPA, Fla., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectWise, developer of the leading service management software designed exclusively for IT service providers, VARS, ISVs and MSPs, today announced CEO Arnie Bellini has been named one of UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs, his fifth consecutive year on the list. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry.


For over ten years, Channel Chiefs have been selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.

"The 2013 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace," said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, CRN. "Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year's Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community."

Selected by CRN's editorial staff, the 2013 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the 2/25/13 issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at

"Being named a Channel Chief is a great honor in the industry; I'm grateful and humbled to make this esteemed CRN list for the fifth straight year," said Bellini. "I share the honor with everyone at ConnectWise and their continued devotion to the IT Nation through our dedication to innovation.  As the top Professional Services Automation platform for IT service companies, ConnectWise appreciates CRN's ongoing evaluation of partner programs and strategies, technologies and industry leaders for the benefit of the IT channel."

ConnectWise enables IT service providers to organize their business around one system, a unified and fully integrated operational platform. Designed primarily for use by technology companies, ConnectWise provides the features and benefits small to medium-sized VARs, MSPs, ISVs and web design firms not only look for, but are required to have in order to get the most out of their business processes. Teams can work with greater efficiencies than ever before as ConnectWise simplifies roles and communication, including help desk and service management; sales, marketing and account management; finance management; project management; procurement and inventory, dashboards and reporting; and integration.

ConnectWise also congratulates Matt Nachtrab, CEO of LabTech Software, for his debut appearance on the CRN Channel Chiefs list.

In addition to its solution that delivers advanced automation to significantly improve communications, workflow, sales/marketing and support functions, the company and its principals continue to be honored with industry and press awards for growth, innovation and leadership such as MSPMentor Hall of Fame, Xchange Xcellence, Inc. Magazine Inc. 500|5000, CRN Top Women of the Channel, and ChannelPro Readers' Choice.

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About ConnectWise
Designed exclusively for the IT Channel, ConnectWise is the leading business management solution for service providers, MSPs, technology consultants, integrators, and developers. Today more than 71,000 IT professionals rely on ConnectWise to achieve greater accountability, operational efficiency and profitability. ConnectWise fully integrates CRM, sales, help desk ticket and tracking, project tracking, IT service management, SLAs, dispatch scheduling, mobile IT services, time and expenses into a singular IT management software to dramatically streamline IT companies. For the last 29 years, ConnectWise has become the premier business operating system for IT solution providers. ConnectWise APIs are accessed by over 300 organizations, including ConnectWise partners and industry leaders of the IT Nation. For more information visit or call 800-671-6898.

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