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PALO ALTO, Calif., February 10, 2020 — Cloudera, (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Scott Andress, VP, Global Channels and Alliances to its 2020 list of Channel Chiefs. This annual list recognizes the top vendor executives who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation, and growth for the IT channel.

Scott Andress specializes in business development, corporate strategy, sales, operations, finance and negotiation. Scott filled the same position at Hortonworks before their merger with Cloudera. Prior to that, Scott was the VP of Sales at CSC and VP and Global Head of Marketing and Alliances at AppLabs. He graduated from Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

“The IT channel is undergoing constant evolution to meet customer demands and changing business environments,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Channel Chiefs work tirelessly, leading the industry forward through superior partner programs and strategies with a focus on helping solution providers transform and grow. Our team here at The Channel Company congratulates these outstanding individuals for their dedication to the channel.”

“I am pleased to accept this honor and have our channel accomplishments recognized as Cloudera Connect completes a redesign to be inclusive for all partner types,” said Scott Andress, VP of Global Channels and Alliances, Cloudera. “Our goal is to support all of our partners with a versatile program that provides personalized paths for a variety of partner types and personas to serve our mutual customers’ business needs.” 

CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list honors the distinguished leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies and partnerships. 

The 2020 Channel Chiefs have shown outstanding commitment, an ability to lead, and a passion for progress within the channel through their partner programs. The Channel Chief honorees were chosen by the CRN editorial staff for their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments in driving the channel agenda and evangelizing the importance of channel partnerships.

CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

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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 unequalled 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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