Pax8’s John Street Named a Top Executive by CRN

DENVER, Aug. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pax8, the leading value-added cloud distributor, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named John Street, chief executive officer, to its 2017 list of Top 100 Executives in the Top 25 Disrupters category. The annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today’s IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative routes to success.

Street is an award-winning entrepreneur who has built three businesses that garnered Inc. 500 status. As chief executive officer and founder at Pax8, Street understands how to help channel partners profitably grow their businesses with cloud services. Prior to founding Pax8, he built MX Logic into one of the world’s largest provider of cloud-based email and web security. Street served as Chairman and CEO of USA.NET and Telephone Express. He is a leader in the Denver community, exemplified by his involvement on boards, startups, and charities.

“It is truly an honor to be named one of CRN’s Top 100 Executives as a disruptor in the industry,” said Street. “I am proud of how we’ve been able to help channel partners transition to the cloud and build on their cloud monthly recurring revenue stream through the strategic enablement and best of breed products we provide. Our leadership at Pax8 has created an ecosystem where the best talent can thrive, innovate, and offer best-in-class partner support. This award reaffirms the impact Pax8 has made, and will continue to make, in the IT channel.”

“Today’s IT ecosystem is undergoing major changes, from a disruptive, technological innovation boom to the unprecedented shift to a services-driven market,” said Robert Faletra, chief executive officer at The Channel Company. “For both technology suppliers and solution providers, navigating these uncertain waters and maintaining a competitive edge requires strong leadership and vision. CRN’s 2017 Top 100 Executives actively embody these qualities, providing the exemplary guidance their companies need to thrive in this new environment and move the IT channel forward.”

The Top 100 Executives list will be featured in the August 2017 issue of CRN and online at

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About Pax8
Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud distributor offering top cloud products and solutions to the IT channel. The company is driving the business transition to the cloud through its comprehensive enablement and technology. The Pax8 cloud marketplace provides efficient and intelligent cloud product configuration so service providers can easily create and customize bundled solutions for their customers. To fuel partners’ success, Pax8 offers on-demand marketing programs, sales assistance and training, provisioning automation, and subscription billing. As the experts in cloud innovation, Pax8 is well-engineered to sell, assemble, and deliver quality cloud solutions to its worldwide channel of service providers. For more information, please visit Follow Pax8 on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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. To learn more, please visit

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