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Ryan Strayer of ViewSonic Recognized as 2021 CRN Channel Chief

BREA, CA (Feb. 8, 2021) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of display solutions, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ryan Strayer, Senior Director of Sales at ViewSonic, to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs. The prestigious CRN Channel Chiefs list, released annually, recognizes leading IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, influence, innovations, and growth.

As the Senior Director of Sales and as Channel Chief, Ryan manages the distribution, ProAV and VAR channels for ViewSonic. Ryan is responsible for the development and execution of the company’s channel strategy. This includes growth, strategic business planning, pricing, promotions and relationship development to ensure that channel partners earn and grow with ViewSonic. Ryan is a veteran with more than 20 years of channel experience.

“Ryan has been a true leader for the ProAV channel and worked persistently to launch the ViewSonic AV Solutions Partner Program,” said Jeff Volpe, president of ViewSonic Corp. “By listening to our partners and understanding their needs during this new normal, Ryan was able to modify programs, pricing and incentives to help our channel partners thrive. ViewSonic and I congratulate him on making the CRN 2021 Channel Chiefs list.”

The 2021 Channel Chiefs are prominent leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies, programs, and partnerships. All honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their dedication, industry prestige and exceptional accomplishments as channel advocates.

“CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list includes the industry’s biggest channel evangelists, a group of individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of their partners and drive growth through the development of strong partner programs and innovative business strategies that help bring business-critical solutions to market,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Channel Company is proud to recognize these channel influencers and looks forward to following their continued success.”

CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2021 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. Follow The Channel Company: Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.


About ViewSonic

Founded in California, ViewSonic is a leading global provider of visual solutions and conducts business in over 100 countries worldwide. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic is committed to providing comprehensive hardware and software solutions that include monitors, projectors, digital signage, ViewBoard® interactive displays, and myViewBoard™ software ecosystem. With over 30 years of expertise in visual displays, ViewSonic has established a strong position for delivering innovative and reliable solutions for education, enterprise, consumer, and professional markets and helping customers “See the Difference.” To find out more about ViewSonic, please visit


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