Joshua Geist, CEO of Geminare, Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chief




Palo Alto, CA, February 11th, 2019 – Geminare, a leader in delivering Orchestration and Automation Capabilities to the Enterprise and Service Provider markets, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joshua Geist, Geminare’s CEO, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on this list continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners.

Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.

Joshua Geist, a recipient of numerous industry accolades and a multi-year CRN Channel Chief winner, has led the successful transformation of many leading service providers through innovative and leading cloud solution portfolio launches. In addition, Geist has had the honor of being lead contributor in the leadership designation of multiple service providers within Gartner’s Magic Quadrant—a highly sought-after industry recognition.

This year’s CRN Channel Chief award program recognizes Geist specifically for his direct responsibility in spearheading the evolution of Geminare’s core platform into an Orchestration and Automation Platform enabling service providers to leverage a vast ecosystem of pretrained Machine Learning models, creating innovative channel driven solutions.

“I am honored to be recognized again by the CRN Channel Chief program for the work that Geminare has done with its Orchestration Platform and service provider partners,” stated Joshua Geist, Geminare’s CEO. “Machine Learning is without question one of the most impactful technologies today and enabling service providers to easily embrace and deliver this capability through orchestrated solutions promises to enable immediate benefits to their customers.”

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.


About Geminare

For over 10 years, Geminare has helped advance Service Providers through market leading orchestrated Cloud solutions such as its award-winning Resiliency Management Platform (RMP), recognized as a pivotal foundation for multiple global Service Providers.

Considered one of the most mature Orchestration and Automation Platforms for the Service Provider market, the RMP enables the delivery of solutions from resiliency through to machine learning.

The RMP powers Magic Quadrant Leaders among many of the world’s leading Service Providers including NTT Communications, Cable & Wireless, Liberty Global, Recovery Point Systems, Forsythe, TierPoint LLC, Iron Mountain, and many others. Geminare is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with operations in Toronto, Canada.


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