Nancy Ridge is president of Ridge Innovative; a trusted advisor to her clients. She brings a laser focus on enabling business outcomes through technology. In addition, Ridge offers programs for developing and optimizing channel ecosystems through automated enablement, leadership coaching, team selling and one on one professional coaching. Previously, Nancy built the partner program for a leading technology distributor. Ridge also led sales for a high-touch wholesale carrier where she created and managed the indirect sales channel. The company won #41 on the “Inc. 500” list of fastest growing companies with over 2,000% growth. Prior to that, as vice president for a cost containment consulting firm, she helped pioneer telecom expense management and was a principal in a demand-side energy service company for 10 years. She is the co-founder and past president of the Alliance of Channel Women, a Silver Stevie recipient for Executive of the Year, and an enthusiastic mentor for women and girls in both the workplace and her community.