Nuvalo announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Manon Buettner, Principal and CEO, to its prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation. 

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. 

Manon Buettner is the founder and principal of Nuvalo, a woman-owned technology consulting, sourcing and staffing firm that bridges the gap between business and IT. Clients entrust our team to connect, simplify and elevate IT challenges. Manon was first to bring a cloud-focused agency to the Pacific Northwest. A real-world practitioner with more than 20 years’ experience, Manon is respected by clients, suppliers and peers alike. 

“This accomplished group of leaders is steadily guiding the IT channel into a prosperous new era of services-led business models and deep, strategic partnerships,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel list honors executives who are driving channel progress through a number of achievements—exemplary partner programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective team-building, visionary leadership and accelerated sales growth—as well as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives.”   

“We’re thrilled to be recognized by CRN,” said Manon. “This is a significant achievement for the entire Nuvalo team as we grow to meet the needs of our enterprise clients.” 

The 2018 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at  

To view Manon’s 2018 Women of the Channel profile, visit 


About Nuvalo 

Nuvalo is a woman-owned cloud enablement firm specializing in the discovery, planning and migration of hybrid colocation and IaaS deployments globally. Experts with decades of experience lead each of our three practice areas: infrastructure, brokerage, and staffing. We collaborate on each initiative, affording our clients expert strategy and execution without the overhead inherent in larger consulting practices. Recognized as a top cloud solution provider by CIO Review, our full-service methodology encompasses planning and design through delivery and ongoing operation. Our expert staff leads with a passion for empowering IT organizations and building next generation ecosystems. For more information, visit 


About the Channel Company  

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 

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