Zebra Technologies’ Michael Mughetto Recognized as 2018 CRN Channel Chief

The Channel Company names Zebra's Michael Mughetto to its list of 2018 Channel Chiefs

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Feb. 12, 2018 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), the market leader in rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time enterprise visibility, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Michael Mughetto, Senior Director, North America Distribution Sales, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.


  • Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.
  • Each of the 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
  • In 2017, Mughetto’s organization helped Zebra complete the integration of legacy partner programs into the PartnerConnect channel program from a distribution standpoint – helping maintain both continuity and distributors’ profitability. In addition, Mughetto’s team led the development of initiatives that promoted inventory expansion and revenue growth for distributors and facilitated gains in key industry transitions toward Android-based mobile computers and 2D barcode scanning.
  • The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2018 issue of CRN.


Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman, The Channel Company
“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel. These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.” 

Michael Mughetto, Senior Director, North America Distribution Sales, Zebra Technologies
 “On behalf of Zebra’s channel organization, it’s an honor to be recognized as a Channel Chief.  The channel continues to play a strategically vital role in Zebra’s route to market strategy. We will continue to make it easier for our partners to work with Zebra and differentiate themselves while delivering solutions to our mutual customers at the edge of the enterprise.”


With the unparalleled operational visibility Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides, enterprises become as smart and connected as the world we live in. Real-time information – gleaned from visionary solutions including hardware, software and services – gives organizations the competitive edge they need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses and customers, and empower their mobile workers to succeed in today’s data-centric world. For more information, visit www.zebra.com or sign up for our news alerts. Follow us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

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 more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

Media Contacts:
Bill Abelson
Zebra Technologies

Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company

Industry Analyst Contact:
Kasia Fahmy
Zebra Technologies


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