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Granite Channel Chief Charlie Pagliazzo Named a Channel Futures Networking & Connectivity Leader
Inaugural List Honors 20 Leaders Who Are Determining the Future of the Telecom Channel
QUINCY, Mass. – November 10, 2022 – Granite Telecommunications, a provider of communications service and technology solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies, announced today that the company's Vice President of Channels, Charlie Pagliazzo, is among the 20 honorees on the inaugural Channel Futures Networking & Connectivity Channel Leaders list. The list recognizes these individuals as leaders who will determine the channel's future as they redefine the partner-supplier relationship.
Channel Futures selected the honorees based on their companies' market share, growth potential, partner network strength, partner program scope, and the individual's impact on the partner ecosystem.
Pagliazzo, a 29-year telecom veteran, heads up sales, support and program management for Granite Channels. Over the past 19 years, Pagliazzo established Granite Channels' nationwide presence and grew the partner program to more than $420 million in annual revenue. Channel Futures recognized Pagliazzo's leadership in advocating for indirect sales at Granite and contributing to the company's philanthropic initiatives. Previously, Pagliazzo was named to the 2020 Channel Futures Top Gun 51 and 2016 Channel Partners Circle of Excellence lists.
"I'm honored to be included on the Channel Futures Channel Leaders list for networking and connectivity," said Pagliazzo. "This award recognizes Granite Channels' commitment to providing our partners with the training and support needed to deliver the technology solutions their clients look to them to provide. Partners are Granite Channels' customers, and empowering them to leverage all that Granite offers is what drives our team."
"As the industry faces one of its most tumultuous periods, it is essential for channel partners to connect with the leaders of today's strategic technology providers. These individuals are the ones who are guiding their organizations and partner ecosystems into the future with innovative thinking and industry-defining channel programs. Channel Futures has identified the individuals who are fueling a new wave of growth and solutions partners can bring to customers." said Robert DeMarzo, Vice President, Content, Informa Tech Channels.
About Channel Futures
Channel Futures is a media and events destination for the information and communication technologies (ICT) channel community. We provide information, perspective and connection for the entire channel ecosystem, including solution providers (SPs), managed service providers (MSPs), managed security service providers (MSSPs), cloud service providers (CSPs), value-added resellers (VARs) and distributors, technology solutions brokerages, subagents and agents, as well as leading technology vendor partners and communication providers.
Our properties include many awards programs such as the Channel Futures MSP 501, a list of the most influential and fastest-growing providers of managed services in the technology industry; Channel Partners events, which delivers unparalleled in-person events, including Channel Partners Conference & Expo, Channel Partners Leadership Summit, Women's Leadership Summit, the MSP Summit and Channel Partners Europe; and a DEI Community Group, our initiative to educate, support and promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the ICT channel industry. Channel Futures is where the world meets the channel; we are leading Channel Partners forward. More information is available at channelfutures.com.
Channel Futures is part of Informa Tech, a market-leading B2B information provider with depth and specialization in ICT sector. Every year, we welcome 14,000+ subscribers to our research, more than 4 million unique monthly visitors to our digital communities, 18,200+ students to our training programs and 225,000 delegates to our events.
Granite delivers advanced communications and technology solutions to businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.8 billion company serves more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management, supporting more than 650,000 locations. Founded in 2002, Granite has grown to be one of the largest competitive telecommunications carriers in the US by simplifying sourcing and management of voice, data and cellular service with a single point of contact and consolidated invoicing for all locations nationwide. Today, Granite supports customers with a wide range of services, including access, UCaaS, mobile voice and data, and MSP solutions for SD-WAN, monitoring and network management. Granite employs more than 2,250 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass. and 11 regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.