Coffee Talk: 10 Biggest Changes Facing Microsoft Partners in 2024
Date: Thursday, January 18th at 11am PT / 2pm ET
Join us live to qualify to receive a $5 Starbucks gift card!*
The only constant is change. Nowhere is this more true than in the Microsoft Partner EcoSystem. New programs, new processes, new promotions, and new problems. New Big Bets. If you begin to feel like you’re expected to be in a constant state of transformation, you’re right. 2024 will be no different than the last 48 years have been. Microsoft has introduced and will introduce more changes, and more will change in the world Microsoft Partners live in.
Your best strategy is to be prepared. Plan out your responses and initiatives as best you can leaving plenty of room for flex. In this session, Senior Resultant and Ancient Microsoft Mariner Howard M. Cohen will discuss some of the changes we can expect, and some strategic steps you should consider to better prepare you for the future.
Here is the AGENDA for the Coffee Talk:
11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET
10 Biggest Changes Facing Microsoft Partners in 2024
11:45 a.m. PT / 2:45 p.m. ET
Our Industry Expert:
Howard M. Cohen, Sr. Resultant, The TechChannel Partners' Results Group
Howard is a 40+ year executive veteran of the Information Technology industry who today writes for and about the IT channel. He’s a frequent speaker at IT industry events that include Microsoft Inspire, Citrix Synergy/Summit, ConnectWise IT Nation, ChannelPro Forums, Cloud Partners Summit, MicroCorp One-On-One, and CompTIA ChannelCon, frequently hosts and presents webinars for many vendors and publications.
John K. Waters, Editor at Large, Redmondmag.com
Our Featured Presenter:
Majd Madina, Manager, Microsoft partner programs, AppRiver, an OpenText company
Majd Madina is responsible for managing the Microsoft partner programs for AppRiver, an OpenTextTM company. In this capacity, he oversees the partnership and acts as a liaison, facilitating communication and promoting synergy between all parties involved. Prior to this role, he held the position of Director for Canadian and Australian Membership Communities at CompTIA. Before joining CompTIA, Majd served as Partner Network Marketing Manager for a renowned cloud service provider in Canada. His contributions significantly propelled the company's growth, leading to its recognition as a two-time Microsoft Cloud Partner of the Year.
Liz Nunez, Senior Microsoft Partner Development Manager, OpenText Cybersecurity
Liz Nunez is a Senior Microsoft Partner Development Manager for OpenTextTM Cybersecurity. She specializes in helping partners understand the requirements of the Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program to assist them in maximizing all the benefits, incentives and rebates the program has to offer. Liz has years of experience in product and services account management and prior to joining OpenText, Liz worked with FastTrack Ready Partners at Microsoft as a FastTrack Partner Manager.
*Prize will be distributed to the first 200 attendees who attend the live event for a minimum of 51% of the total presentation. Only valid business e-mail addresses of current employer will be considered. Only eligible for one entry per individual, not per e-mail address. Must be a US resident. No substitutions allowed. False and/or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible. No purchase is required. This offer is not valid where prohibited by law. If there is any reason to suspect abuse, fraud, or breach of these terms and conditions, we have the right to void the prize.
Duration: 1 hour