McAfee Leaders Named by CRN Magazine as 2012's Women of the Channel

  McAfee Leaders Named by CRN Magazine as 2012's Women of the Channel

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Business Wire

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- July 23, 2012

McAfee today announced that Lisa Matherly, vice president of worldwide
marketing operations and partner marketing; Donna St. John, director of
worldwide partner programs; Allison (Harabis) Clarke, senior manager of
worldwide channel sales operations; and Stephanie Novak, manager of global
channel enablement, have been recognized by UBM Channel’s CRN Magazine as four
of the top “Women of the Channel” for 2012. Honorees in CRN’s 2012 Women of
the Channel list have made a name for themselves as influential leaders within
their own company, and the IT channel as a whole.

Additionally, both Lisa Matherly and Donna St. John were also named to the
Power 100 Women of the Channel list. An elite subset of CRN’s annual Women of
the Channel list, the “Power 100” designation is awarded to the
highest-ranking women holding the most prominent channel-focused positions in
a vendor or solution provider organization. This year’s Power 100 Women of the
Channel were selected by the editors of CRN Magazine from a field of
applications and nominations from vendor channel organizations, distributors
and solution providers

In her role at McAfee, Lisa Matherly directs the development, implementation
and alignment of marketing strategy and initiatives with sales and support
organizations. Donna St. John is responsible for the McAfee SecurityAlliance
Partner Program and the Worldwide Partner Program Group, including structure
of partner, profitability and enablement programs.

Allison (Harabis) Clarke is responsible for all aspects of Channel Sales
Operations globally, including infrastructure, support systems and tools for
sales, sales processes and rules of engagement. Stephanie Novak is charged
with channel development and partner enablement, including support for
McAfee’s partner program vision to develop an enabled, productive and
profitable channel.

“Now in its 9th annual publication, CRN’s 2012 'Women of the Channel' list
honors female executives based on their accomplishments over the past year,
and their dedication to driving the overall success of the IT Channel,” said
Kelley Damore, vice president and editorial director at UBM Channel. “This
designation is especially important because it recognizes successful and
influential women in the IT channel, which has long been considered a
male-centric industry. I take great pride in honoring and congratulating these
women for their contributions to the industry and their respective

“We are honored and proud to have such wonderful talent from McAfee named to
the 2012 'Women of the Channel' list and are thrilled to see them recognized
by this premier channel publication,” said Gavin Struthers, senior vice
president of worldwide channels at McAfee. “Lisa, Donna, Allison and Stephanie
all exemplify and demonstrate the key qualities of leadership, drive and
excellence that McAfee aims to foster in every one of its employees.”

Executives on both lists were selected by the editors of CRN Magazine based on
nominations and applications from a field of vendor channel organizations,
distributors and solution providers. Criteria for selection was based on the
role each applicant played over the past year in driving revenue for their
company and the steps they’ve taken to evangelize the importance of the IT

About McAfee

McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), is the
world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers
proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems,
networks, and mobile devices around the world, allowing users to safely
connect to the Internet, browse and shop the Web more securely. Backed by its
unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee creates innovative products that
empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by
enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent
disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve
their security. McAfee is relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways
to keep our customers safe.

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years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel
expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing
partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to
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