OKI Data Americas’ Jackie Paralis Named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel List for the Second Consecutive Year2 Jun, 2014
Mount Laurel, NJ (June 02, 2014) — OKI Data Americas announced today that Jackie Paralis, Senior Marketing Manager of BTA/MPS for OKI Data Americas, has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel for the second consecutive year. The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole.
Paralis continues to drive OKI Data Americas' channel-centric business model by developing and maintaining strong relationships with channel partners, and pioneering the adoption of service-based business models within the industry, particularly the BTA channel partners. For the past 28 years, Paralis has demonstrated strong leadership, and has played a key role in executing strategies that successfully address the needs of OKI’s partners – promoting the changes necessary to drive channel growth and profitability.
“These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success.”
"OKI Data is honored that Jackie Paralis is being recognized by CRN as one of the top Women of the Channel for the second year in a row,” said Carl Taylor, Vice President of Marketing at OKI Data Americas. “Jackie’s contributions to the channel have been numerous, and this honor is well-deserved. Paralis’ efforts reinforce OKI Data’s commitment to the channel and the company’s role in the channel’s overall success."
The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at www.crn.com.
About OKI Data Americas
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome printers and multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. OKI Data Americas serves the graphic arts and production and specialty printing markets with the OKI proColor™ Series digital production printers. In addition, its Multimedia Production Platform category of production-quality A3 color devices meets a wide-range of graphic arts and commercial printing needs. Utilizing Genuine OKI toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data offers a broad portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $4.9 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2012 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR® certified products.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. 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.