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Lori Cornmesser, Ixia Communications

CRN Magazine releases an annual list of Women in the Channel, as well as a list of the Power 100.  For the 2014 year, Lori Cornmesser’s hard work and dedication have paid off, and she was bestowed the honor of being named on both of these prestigious publicized lists.

The goal of the Women in the Channel list is to recognize and celebrate women who have capitalized on revolutionary ideas they have implemented within their field of work.  These women are hardworking, driven executives who have made a name for themselves in their career.  This year, 340 women were named on the Women of the Channel List.  Two of the women on this list were members of the Ixia Communications team, but only one was named among the Power 100 of the 2014 Women in the Channel honors: Lori Cornmesser.

Despite only having been with Ixi Communications for the past 6 months, Lori Cornmesser has exploded out of the gate, cultivating the Ixia partner network to grow to over 400 members.  Coming from 11 years working at Juniper Networks, and a total of 18 years worth of experience within the channel, Cornnmesser is a seasoned  veteran with a competitive and innovative edge.  Her perseverance and ability to turn her unique ideas into a reality that ultimately better the company is part of what has earned her a place on this prestigious list of channel executives.

As the Vice President of Global Channel Sales, Lori Cornmesser leads a team in heading the overall sales of the channel, as well as developing and strengthening key relations between Ixia and its partners.  In her success in creating new partner relations and fostering old ones, she has thus greatly contributed to Ixia’s overall goal of asserting its channel brand as,”the one to beat in the market.” She has put together an impressive team who is solely dedicated to fostering and improving relations with partners, as well as focused on implementing new strategies of technology and the use of such.  The tremendous success Lori Cornmesser has seen in this endeavor, and in such a short time, has rightfully earned her a place on the list of the 2014 Power 100: The Most Influential Women in the Channel.

To read the full story and press release on Cornmesser’s place on this list, check out this page.