ShoreTel Executive Heather Tenuto Recognized as a CRN 2015 Channel Chief

Feb 23, 2015, 09:05 ET from ShoreTel

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions for the cloud and premises, announced today that Heather Tenuto has been named to the prestigious list of the CRN 2015 Channel Chiefs. Tenuto is the vice president of worldwide channel programs and sales enablement at ShoreTel.

The influential executives on this annual list represent the most powerful leaders in the IT channel who hold direct responsibility for driving growth and revenue for their organizations through their indirect channel partners. Individuals are selected for inclusion based on their track record of channel accomplishments, standing in the industry, dedication to the partner community, and plans for driving future business innovation and channel growth.

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs have demonstrated their enduring support for the channel by consistently defending, promoting and executing effective channel partner programs and strategies.

"Heather has more than 15 years of experience in sales and channel management, enablement and operations, and she is dedicated to empowering ShoreTel's channel to take advantage of evolving technology and the market's demand for new and innovative solutions," said David Petts, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ShoreTel. "For instance, Heather has been instrumental in enriching our Champion Partner Program with the addition of cloud tiers, and creating learning programs that are instrumental in enabling our partners to compete, especially in the UCaaS market."

"Each year, our editors carefully vet an extensive group of highly accomplished channel executives to highlight those exemplary individuals who earn the mantle of CRN Channel Chief," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "These executives strive to advance the success and standing of the channel community within their organizations. The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs lead by example and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the IT channel. We applaud their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success."

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN, and online at Click here for more information about ShoreTel's partner program and upcoming Champion Partner conference.

About ShoreTel, Inc. ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions. Its award-winning on-premises IP-PBX solution and cloud-based hosted phone system eliminate complexity and improve productivity. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel's innovative business phones, application integration, collaboration tools, mobility, and contact center applications enable users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, with minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit

About The Channel Company The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

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