Deidre Deacon, General Manager of ViewSonic Canada, Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chief

TORONTO (Feb. 15, 2019) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Deidre Deacon, General Manager, ViewSonic Canada, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on this list continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners.

Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.

As General Manager of ViewSonic Canada, Deidre oversees all aspects of business management for the region, from providing daily leadership to channel and sales teams, to promoting strong partnerships and spearheading strategic marketing initiatives. With overall accountability for distributors, dealers, and resellers in Canada, Deidre brings a track record of proven skills and expertise supporting the needs of the channel and ensuring sales objectives are met. At the helm of the ViewSonic Canada organization, she leads all strategic marketing initiatives, including corporate and product marketing, public relations, and serves as a spokesperson for the ViewSonic brand.

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

“On behalf of ViewSonic Americas, I’m proud to congratulate Deidre on this prestigious nomination and award,” said Jeff Volpe, President, ViewSonic Americas. “This recognition coincides with Deidre’s 20 year anniversary with the company, and she continues to be a strong and passionate leader for ViewSonic and the Canadian channel. Her dedication to technology solutions, depth of experience, market knowledge and vision for strategic partnerships have contributed to her success. We are proud to have Deidre as part of the ViewSonic leadership team and are excited at the opportunities that lie ahead.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

About ViewSonic

Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a leading global provider of display solutions. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a portfolio of professional level visual solutions that enhance the way we compute, collaborate, communicate and connect. Our products include LED monitors, interactive commercial displays, touch displays, projectors, thin client, zero client and smart displays. To find out more about ViewSonic, visit

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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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