CRN’s 2023 Women of the Channel Honors Tamara Vishniakoff and Ola Witukiewicz of ScalePad

Published May 8, 2023

Every year, CRN recognizes women whose expertise and vision are leaving a noticeable and commendable mark on the technology industry.

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada (May 8, 2023) — ScalePad, the premier provider of solutions Managed Service Providers (MSPs) use to effectively manage their clients’ infrastructure and improve their internal operations, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Tamara Vishniakoff, Marketing Communications Manager, and Ola Witukiewicz, Sr. Channel Engagement Manager to the Women of the Channel list for 2023. 

The CRN 2023 Women of the Channel honorees bring their creativity, strategic thinking and leadership to bear in a variety of roles and responsibilities, but all are turning their unique talents toward driving success for their partners and customers. With this recognition, CRN honors these women for their unwavering dedication and commitment to furthering channel excellence. 

Within Tamara’s career at ScalePad, she has been instrumental in marketing operations by spearheading project and campaign management, such as the rebranding from Warranty Master to ScalePad. Now as Marketing Communications Manager, Tamara leads the team in bringing our industry news and thought leadership to the channel through media and public relations and our digital events program.

Ola has successfully helped advance channel business by striving to engage with and get to know MSPs while attending channel events and engaging in online social communities. As Sr. Channel Engagement Manager, Ola supports strategic event execution, working closely with the channel community, our Partner Advisory Council, and our Partner Development team to help build working relationships with our current and future partners.

“At ScalePad, we pride ourselves on providing our people with resources, support, autonomy and purpose, creating an environment for growth,” said Dan Wensley, CEO of ScalePad. “On behalf of the entire executive leadership team, we are thrilled CRN has recognized Tamara and Ola for everything they have accomplished and cannot wait to see how their successes propel them in their careers with us and the channel.” 

“We are ecstatic to announce this year’s honorees and shine a light on these women for their significant achievements, knowing that what they’ve accomplished has paved the way for continued success within the IT channel,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The channel is stronger because of them, and we look forward to seeing what they do next.” 

The 2023 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine, with online coverage starting May 8 at

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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 solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 

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