Howdy Folks, thanks for stopping by!
I've had the privelge to work for Microsoft for 6 years now (as of 2010). I've spent that entire 6 years working in the US Partner Group and building relationships with Partners of all types - Systems Integrators, VAR's, Distribution, LAR's, OEM's and Strategic Recruit Partners. Prior to Microsoft I spent almost 10 years in the channel in various consulting and management roles. I had one stint running IT for a software start-up in the late 90's in a feeble attempt to make a lot of money...but that didn't work out so well. :)
I am a member of the Delta Force National Partner Technology Team. Basically, my team's focus is helping Partners with services delivery and practice development. Our teams mantra for 2011: