Joanna Robinson of Burwood Group Recognized as One of CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel


San Diego, CA, June 27, 2018 – Burwood Group, a leading IT consulting and integration firm, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joanna Robinson, Senior Vice President of Technology, 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.

Joanna is a high-energy, transformational leader with more than 17 years of experience in professional services, business development strategy, channel partner management, and operations. As Senior Vice President of Technology, Sales, and Professional Services at Burwood Group, Joanna drives go-to-market strategy, client service, operations, and sales excellence within the firm. She is responsible for executing on critical sales and delivery goals in Burwood's existing and new markets.

Under Joanna's leadership the company more than doubled the size of its Western Region, substantially grew its client base, opened a new office in Irvine, CA, as well as its newest Operations Center in San Diego.

“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.”  

“In the last year, Burwood expanded into new markets, formalized key cloud vendor partnerships, and developed critical new client offerings within our Innovation Lab,” said Joanna Robinson, Senior Vice President, Technology at Burwood Group. “These achievements make this recognition all the more gratifying. I am honored to be in the company of so many inspiring women in technology who are driving channel growth and innovation.”

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

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About Burwood Group

Burwood Group is an IT consulting and integration firm. We help forward-thinking IT leaders design, use, and manage technology to transform their business and improve outcomes. Our services in consulting, technology, and operations are rooted in technical expertise in cloud, automation, security, and collaboration. Burwood Group was founded in Chicago, IL and is celebrating 20 years in business. Today, Burwood includes 250 employees and seven U.S. offices including a 24x7 Operations Center in San Diego, CA. Whether you are developing strategy, deploying technology, or creating an operational model, Burwood is a dedicated partner. Visit to learn more.

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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