ChannelE2E Podcast 060: Ingram Micro Director of SMB Sales Darren Gottesmann
Good evening, channel partners. Welcome to ChannelE2E Podcast 60 — our conversation with Darren Gottesmann, director of SMB sales at Ingram Micro. We discuss the Ingram Micro SMB Alliance — a community of VARs and MSPs that share best practices, key learnings and timely advice for growth. Gottesmann also touches on the “SMB Machine” mindset — a human spirit that drives community members forward.
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Now, here’s the conversation:
About Darren Gottesmann
Gottesmann is a seasoned sales and IT channel leader. He started his IT sales career at Computer Associates, tallying more than 40,000 cold calls as a telemarketer. He rapidly moved up the ranks at CA before joining Ingram Micro as a business development manager in 2003. Here again, he climbed the ranks to director roles — including his current post as director of SMB sales.
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