Gavriella Schuster: Empowered Partners for Cloud Services
Schuster is widely credited for building Microsoft’s recurring revenue and cloud partner strategy — which has increasingly engaged MSPs across the Microsoft Office 365 and Azure platforms. Among the proof points:
Still, Microsoft also suffered from occasional channel conflict concerns, along with partner perk dustups that Schuster also had to address.
Microsoft VP Rodney Clark: Alliance and Partner Experience
Clark’s experience, meanwhile, extends from SMB technology relationships to enterprise alliances. He previously was GM for Microsoft’s global small and midsize business organization, GM for public sector and GM for Microsoft’s Samsung alliance — which involved a tricky balancing act of partnering and competing with the mobile device giant.