St. Louis, MO – May 10, 2021 -- Today, CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named Sara Goellner, Vice President, Chief of Staff at World Wide Technology (WWT), to its Power 60 Solution Providers list, an elite subgroup of honorees chosen from the highly regarded Women of the Channel list.

The women honored on this year's list pushed forward with comprehensive business plans, marketing initiatives and other innovative ideas to support their partners and customers, helping them through the uncertainty brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRN celebrates these exceptional women for their leadership, dedication and channel advocacy. 

"Sara played an instrumental role in helping myself and the WWT leadership team work through the unprecedented challenges of the past year, while thoughtfully supporting our employees and helping to drive our business forward," said Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer and co-founder of WWT. "Her leadership has shined brightly in these challenging times and this recognition is well-earned."

The Power 60 Solution Providers are chosen by the CRN editorial team based on their contributions, expertise and dedication to building strong solution provider businesses. The award recognizes an exclusive subgroup of elite industry role models who continue to drive professional success through leadership and dedication to their own organizations and the entire IT channel.

Sara Goellner, Vice President, Chief of Staff at WWT

During the past year, Goellner spearheaded WWT's efforts to digitize its Advanced Technology Center (ATC) experience for customers and partners – aligning sales, marketing, engineering and services teams to represent WWT through thought leadership and on-demand lab capabilities – creating a world-class digital experience and enabling acceleration. 

By focusing on WWT's own digital transformation, Goellner and her team have helped WWT further support the advancement of customers' digital transformation, making WWT experts more accessible to customers and partners during the COVID-19 pandemic. These efforts have shown tremendous success, enabling WWT to conduct a record number of customer and partner workshops leveraging our digital platform. In the coming year, she hopes to leverage the virtual version of the ATC to continue driving an innovative customer experience and growth for partners.

"CRN's 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth," said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. "We are proud to honor them for their many accomplishments and look forward to their continued contributions to the IT channel."

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About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with $13.4 billion in annual revenue that provides digital strategy, innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs 7,000 people and operates over 4 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. 

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