» 2018 Speaker: Nancy Ridge

2018 Speaker: Nancy Ridge

Nancy Ridge

Nancy Ridge
Executive Vice President, Telecom Brokers

Founder, Past President Alliance of Channel Women (formerly Women in the Channel) 

With over 20 years’ experience as a consultant and hands on executive at a telecommunications reseller (an "Inc. 500" winner!); Nancy’s passion is delivering the best solutions in terms of technology, cost, contract flexibility and quality to her customers. With access to 150+ data, managed services/cloud, data and voice companies, and a large network of technology professionals, Nancy has vast resources for anything related to telecommunications and technology services. 

Since 2005, Nancy Ridge has built national technology consultant and distributor Telecom Brokers into one of the most profitable, high-profile and successful master agencies in the Channel. The partner program she created is focused on helping partners take a strategic approach to grow their businesses. Nancy has focused on business plan modeling, breakthrough sales strategies, ongoing education and competitive commissions in a personalized, innovation-driven, committed partner eco-system. Previously Nancy was vice president of sales for ATI, where she was responsible for creating and managed the indirect sales channel that resulted in over 2,000% growth and the #5 slot on the “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies”. In the mid to late nineties Ridge was vice president for a consulting firm and where she pioneered the TEM concept and built a highly successful organization from the ground up. She was also a principal in a demand-side energy service company for 10 years. Nancy is the founder and past president of the Alliance for Channel Women, a non-profit where women in leadership collaborate to grow their businesses, support each other as women and mentor each other and young women into tech. 

Specialties: Collaborating for successful outcomes, building distribution chains, project management, applying technology solutions including: Cloud Computing including Security, UCaaS, IaaS, SaaS, Big Data-Analytics, VDI, BDR, MDM, Blockchain, SD-WAN, MPLS and IP-VPN Networks, Internet Access - All Types, Telecom Expense Management, SIP Trunks, Local & Long Distance Voice, Wholesale Voice & Data.