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CDN’s #11 Newsmaker of the Year – Luc Villeneuve

Returning to the Top Newsmaker list is open source champion Luc Villeneuve, the country leader for Canada at Red Hat. Villeneuve contributed an article to The Globe and Mail this past July, for its

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

CDN’s #12 Newsmaker of the Year – Mary Ann Yule

In last year’s Top 25 Newsmakers, HP Canada’s president and CEO was tied with (now former) HPE Enterprise Canada’s managing director, Charlie Atkinson, but Mary Ann Yule really came into her own in

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #13 Newsmaker of the Year – Minister Navdeep Bains

Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED), Navdeep Bains, has been one of the most notable Canadian politicians this year thanks to the federal Innovation Supercluster Initiative announced in the 2017

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #14 Newsmaker of the Year – Dino Trevisani

On January 18, 2018, IBM Canada’s parent company posted its first quarterly gains in 23 quarters, bringing in $22.54 billion USD in revenue. That was enough to exceed analysts’ estimates, but only pushed

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

CDN’s #15 Newsmaker of the Year – Sean Forkan

Sean Forkan may have begun his journey as vice president and Canadian country manager at VMware in January, but he’s accomplished a lot in less than a year. The former Veritas Canada country

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #16 Newsmaker of the Year – Harry Zarek

This past year marks the first time Apple ventured into the technology channel in Canada thanks to its partnership with Richmond Hill, Ont.-based solution provider Compugen. The deal – which seemed to come

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #17 Newsmaker of the Year – John Graham

Another return to the Top Newsmaker list is John Graham, president of SAP Canada. A 17-year veteran of the enterprise software firm, Graham came up through the channel side of the organization. In

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

CDN’s #18 Newsmaker of the Year – Stefan Bockhop and Greg Myers

In 2016, Lenovo Canada’s channel chief Stefan Bockhop (pictured above) said he would be targeting the company’s interest in data centres in Canada, and that move has certainly paid off in 2017. Last

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #19 Newsmaker of the Year – Greg Tobin

Under the watchful eye of general manager Greg Tobin, in 2017 D&H Canada celebrated its 10-year anniversary and 17 per cent overall sales growth over the course of the year. With over $300

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #20 Newsmaker of the Year – Brent Allen

At its San Francisco-based Accelerate conference this past June, Pure Storage was clear about its commitment to Canada - that it should be run by people based in Canada - and there’s a

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson

CDN’s #21 Newsmaker of the Year – Mary Peterson

Returning to the list, Mary Peterson recently told CDN during our CES 2018 coverage that Samsung Canada has plans for focus on more outreach in Canada in this year. So expect to hear a lot

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

CDN’s #22 Newsmaker of the Year – Michael Calce AKA “Mafiaboy”

Mafiaboy is a name people probably haven’t heard in a while, but the Montreal-born former teen hacker made a comeback in 2017. When he was only 15, Calce launched a series of highly

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #23 Newsmaker of the Year – Michael Murphy

Citrix Systems, Inc. underwent a couple leadership changes this year, appointing new worldwide channel chief Craig Stilwell in January and promoting former CFO and COO David Henshall to CEO in July. But in

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #24 Newsmaker of the Year – Jeff Goldstein

Led by Canada head Jeff Goldstein, and the company’s first Canadian channel chief, Veeam Software renewed its focus on the Canadian channel in 2017. This focus saw the backup, disaster recovery, and virtualization

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #25 Newsmaker of the Year – John Husband

In 2017, Softchoice returned to the top of CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers list in a tie with CDW Canada; saw longtime president, CEO, and mainstay on the Top 25 Newsmakers list Dave

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Alex Radu