Cradlepoint's Adnon Dow Named 2015 CRN Channel Chief

Dow recognized for achievements in growing channel community and supporting partner success


Boise, ID – February 23, 2015 – Cradlepoint, the global leader in 4G LTE networking solutions for distributed enterprises, announced today that Adnon Dow, Cradlepoint’s senior vice president of global channel sales and alliances, has been named as a 2015 CRN Channel Chief. 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 indirect channel partners. Dow was recognized for his dedication to the success of Cradlepoint’s partner community, and for driving future business innovation and channel growth.

At Cradlepoint, Dow’s initiatives have increased channel engagement and profitability, and are helping partners achieve and sustain a competitive advantage. These programs include streamlined registration and automated discounts; an easier-to-use CRM portal; and the introduction of an interactive and educational partner summit and regional channel training workshops. By showing partners how they can quickly onboard and obtain sales and technical training, Cradlepoint enables its channel community to achieve more valuable sales and increased revenue year-over-year.

“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. 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,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

“Adnon has been instrumental in Cradlepoint’s ability to grow its channel partner community. He has developed strategies that position our partners for success and Cradlepoint for continued growth,” said George Mulhern, CEO and chairman of the board at Cradlepoint. “We congratulate Adnon on his being named a 2015 CRN Channel Chief, and look forward to him continuing to develop the best channel program in the industry for our Cradlepoint partners in 2015.”

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

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 www.thechannelcompany.com.

About Cradlepoint Cradlepoint is the global leader in cloud-managed 4G LTE networking solutions, providing business grade and secure connectivity to retail enterprises. Specializing in business continuity, M2M/IoT routing, advanced edge routing and primary connections, Cradlepoint's award-winning solutions are purpose built for PCI-compliant networks. Cradlepoint was the first to pioneer and fully enable high-speed LTE solutions to maximize the potential of the cloud for businesses worldwide. Cradlepoint is a privately held company in Boise, Idaho. Learn more at cradlepoint.com or follow us on Twitter @Cradlepoint.

Press Contacts: Betzi-Lynn Hanc The Channel Company 508.416.1182 bhanc@thechannelcompany.com

Ashley Baster Cradlepoint 919.435.9112 ashley@connect2comm.com