Walter Monasterio, Director of North American Sales and Strategic Alliances, of Binary Tree, Recognized as 2015 CRN Channel Chief for 2nd Consecutive Year

KENDALL PARK, NJ – (February 23, 2015) – Binary Tree, a leading Exchange and Office 365 migration solutions company, announced today that Walter Monasterio has been named to the prestigious list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs. The influential executives on this annual list represent the most powerful leaders in the IT channel who hold direct responsibility for driving growth and revenue for their organizations through their indirect channel partners. Individuals are selected for inclusion based on their track record of channel accomplishments, standing in the industry, dedication to the partner community, and plans for driving future business innovation and channel growth.

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs have demonstrated their enduring support for the channel by consistently defending, promoting and executing effective channel partner programs and strategies.

Walter Monasterio is responsible for Binary Tree North American sales, the company’s partnership with Microsoft and development of the company’s global channel program. He works closely with the company's executive team to ensure that Binary Tree migration software and services support its worldwide deployments across all partner channels and customer segments. Monasterio's background includes several years of sales, channel, and business development experience with both HP and Avaya. Previously, he managed a team of consultants at Advaiya in the Redmond, Wash. area, where he assisted Microsoft in developing sales and competitive marketing strategies focusing on Google, Cisco and IBM. He has a strong technical background in Unified Communications, including voice and collaboration technologies, as well as in hardware and infrastructure.

“Each year, our editors carefully vet an extensive group of highly accomplished channel executives to highlight those exemplary individuals who earn the mantle of CRN Channel Chief. These executives strive to advance the success and standing of the channel community within their organizations. The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs lead by example and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the IT channel. We applaud their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. 

Monasterio comments, “Binary Tree was named Microsoft’s Messaging Partner of the Year for 2014, which validates our standing in the cloud/messaging market as a leader of best-in-breed migration projects. The award also represents hundreds of successful migration projects we have delivered with Microsoft and our partners. Our team also developed a successful channel community, featuring both Managed Partner and SMART Partner programs. Our SMART Partner program facilitates Binary Tree enablement by leveraging many of the same tools used by our Managed Partner community, allowing them to execute on Binary Tree solutions with their customers and be successful.”

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

About Binary Tree
Binary Tree is a singularly focused global provider of migration software and solutions for Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, and Windows Server environments. Since 1993, Binary Tree has enabled more than 6,000 customers to migrate more than 30 million email users, and facilitated some of the most complex migrations on the planet. Its software solutions are available for migrating from Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013 and Lotus Notes to on-premises and online versions of Microsoft Exchange, as well as migrations of Active Directory and Windows Server environments. Binary Tree is a Microsoft Gold Messaging Partner, an IBM Advanced Business Partner, and is one of Microsoft’s preferred vendors for migrating to Microsoft Office 365. The Company is headquartered outside of New York City with offices in Hong Kong, London, Paris, Stockholm and Sydney. For more information, visit us at www.binarytree.com.

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About The Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.