Many things have changed regarding the relationship with Microsoft and their Small Business Partners over the last few years. So, what is Microsoft’s vision for their relationship with Small Business Partners? And, what is the Small Business Partners’ vision for their relationship with Microsoft? How can this be a mutually beneficial and growing relationship?
On October 29th, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 2:00PM at the Microsoft PacWest Office in Portland, Eugene Chi, Microsoft West Region SMB&D General Manager will be present in a joint meeting with the Portland chapter of the IAMCP and Technology Wizards to share Microsoft’s vision for Relationship with their Partners (including Changes to Gold and Silver competency requirements, partner incentives, and CSP) and to engage with and listen to partners of all segments (SMB, CAM, CTM and EPG).
Here’s your unique and incredible opportunity to hear it first hand and to share your concerns and needs with someone who can make a difference. Get it on your calendar now and don’t miss it!
Three attendees who are present for the entire meeting, will be chosen randomly to receive an Amazon gift card. 1-$50.00 Amazon Gift Card and 2-$25.00 Amazon Gift Cards will be given away. Must be present for the entire meeting which begins at 11:00am, and must be present to win.
President, Technology Wizards
Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district).
IAMCP members are invited to attend and encouraged to bring Guests (1st time visitors may attend the IAMCPevent at no charge). Subsequent visits will require you to join IAMCP at $185 per year (see www.iamcp-us.org), or pay $20 for a visitor day pass.
About Eugene Chi:
Eugene brings over 20 years of experience and success as a people-oriented, collaborative sales leader in different business segments.
In his 12 years with Microsoft, Eugene has held a number of diverse roles and is known for delivering exceptional results and developing his people. In his current role, Eugene is the General Manager for the Small, Mid-sized business and Distribution for Microsoft across the West Region of the U.S. and reports directly to Cindy Bates, US SMB&D Vice President. Eugene’s office is located in Irvine, CA.
About Microsoft SMB&D:
The US SMB&D organization is a multi-disciplined team consisting of sales, marketing and technical professionals responsible for driving a multi-billion dollar SMB business including the management of a network of channel partners that advise, sell-to and support the small and midsize business customer segment. With revenue spanning Open, Online Cloud Services (growing >100% 3 years running) such as Office 365 and Azure, and Hosting, we are a key growth engine of the company. There are thousands of customers in this segment in the US in which we reach and service them to purchase our services and products.
The West Region team services our SMB customers through a vast partner ecosystem. My responsibilities include overseeing multiple roles such as Partner Channel Development Managers, Partner Sales Executive – VAR, Inside Partner Sales Manager and Partner Channel Development Managers-Cloud (focused on driving Cloud through Microsoft Community Connections).
We create demand with customers all the way through to end sales via Microsoft Solution Providers and national Distributors (Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Synnex and D&H) and through the Microsoft Community Connections engine that connects traditional partners with influencers like Chambers and vertical or industry groups.