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

CDN’s Bonus Newsmaker of the Year – Rick Reid

If you had to choose a word – one word – to encapsulate the career of Rick Reid, who at press time has less than three months from his official retirement as the

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN’s January Digital Edition

CDN has created its Top 25 Newsmakers list every year since 2001, and this year is no different. While longtime CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto is no longer at the helm, the show

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 3: Janet Kennedy

It was called the worst kept secret in the channel, but when Microsoft Canada announced plans to have commercial cloud services from Canada featuring Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online delivered from

Published on: March 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Newsmaker #1 Thorsten Heins, BlackBerry Ltd.

If 2013 proved anything for BlackBerry and its legion of supporters throughout Canada it was that Thorsten Heins was not the answer. Heins was the CEO of BlackBerry Ltd., of Waterloo, Ont. for

Published on: March 10th, 2014 CDN Staff

CDN’s January digital edition now available

Last year CDN named a Leyland Brown, the first woman executive as its Top Newsmaker. Find out who claimed the top spot for the 2012 year right on your tablet or your desktop.

Published on: January 18th, 2013 CDN Staff

CDN’s Top Newsmakers of 2010, Part Two

 

Published on: December 9th, 2010 CDN Staff