Joshua Geist, CEO of Geminare, Recognized as 2020 CRN® Channel Chief

Palo Alto, CA, February 20th, 2020 –  Geminare, a recognized leader in Resiliency, Cloud and Machine Learning orchestration and automation capabilities announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joshua Geist, Geminare’s CEO, to its 2020 list of Channel Chiefs. This annual list recognizes the top vendor executives who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation, and growth for the IT channel.

Geist, a well-known contributor to the Service Provider industry, 7-time recipient of the CRN Channel Chief award and recently named as one of the “10 Best Artificial Intelligence CEOs to Watch” by The Silicon Review, is a key influencer behind the success of several leading Service Providers in the Resiliency Orchestration space. In addition, Geist has had the distinction of being a leading contributor to multiple Service Providers’ leadership placements within Gartner’s Magic Quadrant – a highly sought-after industry designation.

The 2020 CRN Channel Chief award in particular focuses on the growing impact of Geminare’s platform, an orchestrated AI service that was launched from the IP foundation of Geminare’s core Orchestration Platform, and its role in delivering a highly disruptive approach of focusing not on building ML models but on building comprehensive solutions using ML models, thereby making AI accessible to businesses of all sizes.

“The CRN Channel Chief award continues to be an honor, and I am thrilled to be able to highlight the growing contribution that our ML orchestration platform,, has made to the channel. ML represents one of the most disruptive turning points for businesses, but this next industrial revolution will only happen if the technology is accessible to all sizes of business, and with we’ve leveraged our substantial experience to enable the channel to participate in a meaningful way,” stated Geist.

CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list honors the distinguished leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies and partnerships.

“The IT channel is undergoing constant evolution to meet customer demands and changing business environments,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Channel Chiefs work tirelessly, leading the industry forward through superior partner programs and strategies with a focus on helping solution providers transform and grow. Our team here at The Channel Company congratulates these outstanding individuals for their dedication to the channel.”

CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About Geminare

Geminare is a leader in delivering resiliency, machine learning and IT orchestration solutions, and for over 10 years has helped advance enterprise customers and Service Providers through its award-winning, multi-patented Orchestration and Automation Platform. Recognized as a pivotal foundation for multiple global Service Providers, and considered to be the most mature solution delivery mechanism for the Service Provider market, the Geminare Platform enables the delivery of solutions from resiliency through to Machine Learning.

The Geminare Platform powers Magic Quadrant Leaders among many of the world’s leading Service Providers including NTT Communications, Cable & Wireless, Liberty Global, Recovery Point Systems, Iron Mountain, and many others.

Geminare is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with operations in Toronto, Canada. and

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