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CRN Recognizes Four IGEL Channel Leaders on the CRN 2024 Women of the Channel List

Erin Contreras, Janice Savage, Erin Ware and Laura Hermans honored as CRN Women of the Channel

SAN FRANSISCO – May 13, 2024IGEL, provider of the secure endpoint OS for now and next, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Erin Contreras, Field and Channel Marketing Manager; Janice Savage, Director of Channel Sales, North America; Erin Ware, Director of Distribution, North America; and Laura Hermans, Sales & Channel Operations Manager to the Women of the Channel list for 204.

Every year, CRN highlights women from vendor, distributor, and solution provider organizations whose vision and leadership have a beneficial influence on the technology industry. The CRN 2024 Women of the Channel honorees are creative, strategic leaders who show ongoing commitment to using their skills to innovate and drive success for their partners and customers.

This past year, Erin Contreras has moved mountains as IGEL’s Field and Channel Marketing Manager. Her ability to connect with current and potential partners on the ground is truly impressive and backed by numbers. Contreras has cracked the code to utilize client empathy to create impactful, immersive, and memorable experiences, pushing limits to create unique solutions.

Janice Savage has driven incredible revenue growth for both IGEL and its partners. She has continued to build among her past successes and developed genuine relationships both internally and among our partners.

Erin Ware demonstrated remarkable devotion to driving market success for IGEL’s distribution partners. Her ability to combine forces with IGEL’s channel operations team while increasing visibility through reported data and analytics has built IGEL’s distribution system to new heights.

In addition, Laura Hermans showcased her ability to advance IGEL’s channel business to incredible levels. By leveraging her project management skills with knowledge of IGEL’s global channel sales and marketing teams, we have seen significant growth in the adoption of IGEL partner tools and resources.

With this recognition, CRN honors these women leaders for their unwavering dedication and commitment to furthering channel excellence.

“It is a great privilege to honor the remarkable achievements of these women leaders in the IT channel,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, U.S. Content and Executive Editor, CRN at The Channel Company. “Each woman on the list has demonstrated a deep commitment to innovation and leadership that advances their organizations and drives transformation and success across the IT channel.”

“We are incredibly proud to have Erin Contreras, Janice Savage, Erin Ware and Laura Hermans recognized for the incredible impact they are having with the success of our partners,” said Phil Eden, Vice President of North America Channel Sales, IGEL. “At IGEL, we empower enterprises with a secure endpoint OS that is designed for both today’s and tomorrow’s end user computing requirements.  Without these women, and their passionate contributions, our significant channel engagement this past year would not have been possible.”

The 2024 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine, with online coverage starting May 13 at

About IGEL

IGEL is the leader in providing a secure endpoint OS for enterprises now and next. Designed for VDI, DaaS, SaaS and secure browsing, IGEL OS delivers a first-class user experience while being seamless to manage – saving money, fuelling growth, supporting sustainability and driving organizations forward. IGEL OS supports a Zero Trust approach to security through the unique IGEL Preventative Security Model removing the attack vectors often exploited by bad actors. Trusted by leading healthcare, financial services, retail, manufacturing, and government leaders worldwide, IGEL has a growing ecosystem of more than 100 integrated IGEL Ready ecosystem partners and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by over 40 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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