Previous Committee Members
CEO at Lytt
Recognised by Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Women in UK IT and the Women in Technology Awards, Daryn speaks on a range of topics in digital technology, business development and diversity. As an active startup mentor, Board member and angel investor, Daryn is skilled at building relationships to produce value and influence direction.
Daryn is highly skilled in building relationships at senior levels within organisations to ensure customer satisfaction, maximise future business potential and develop multiple business channels.
GSI Alliances Lead
Stephanie has been partnering with GSIs in EMEA for over a decade building unique joint GTMs and gaining strong results. Her areas of focus are in Data and Finance software.
Her varied career includes Television presentation where she was the first person to sell IBM products on live TV while at QVC. She also presented a documentary with the sometime Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.
She holds an MPhil from King's College, London and is currently a PhD candidate at SOAS.
Owner of Alliance Best Practice and Past Co-chair
With decades of experience and networking in Alliances, Mike started Alliance Best Practice which has become the world's largest networking and skill development group for Alliance professionals. He created the VST methodology which is at the core of ABP. This methodology can be found in his courses, and The Strategic Alliance Handbook that he authored.
In addition, Mike is the founding Chairman of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals in Europe.
SVP Channels and Alliances at Appgate
Tina has over 28 years of indirect and direct sales and customer service/support in IT with a special emphasis on Blockchain, IoT, AI, AR, Security and cloud computing. She is an experienced, results oriented and self motivated professional, with a strong record of accomplishments in firms with high growth and those in turnaround mode. She has superior communication skills and significant international experience.
Associate Director, Accenture Microsoft Group
Tina is a multi-award winning Strategic Alliances Technology Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry on large scale digital transformations. She has strong business development professional skills in technology transformations, IT strategy, agile test management and regulatory compliance (GDPR). This includes experience leading disruptive technology initiatives with alliances including cyber security, AI, blockchain and cloud transformation.
UKI Partnerships at FiveTran
Gabby runs WIA's mentoring programme. With more than a decade of experience in Strategic Business Development, Partnerships and Alliances, Gabby has a track record of building high performing partner networks from scratch. Special focus on emerging technologies (Cloud, Big Data, AI) and Banking & Insurance markets.
Alliance Professional at Alpega Group
Deborah has 10 years experience in International Business, specialising in Alliance & Channel, Business Development and Network Management,
Market opening and development with strategic partners, Development of Partner Programs and contracts
Management of international teams. Deborah holds an MBA.
Kristen has over 30 years of direct and indirect sales experience, with an emphasis on Data, Analytics, Cloud and Digital Transformation. She is an accomplished and driven Channel Sales Executive with achievements in multiple industries focused on building Partnerships with major accounts, combining technologies and selling value added solutions to clients.
Global Cloud Partner Manager at EDB
Lisa Blalock is the Global Partner and Strategic Alliances manager at EDB, whose enterprise-class software and services harness the full power of Postgres, the world's leading database.
She has had extensive experience in direct sales, the partner ecosystem, services, and development.
Lisa’s passion is to create relationships within the ecosystem that drive value and innovation within the overall market. Lisa has held previous roles within companies such as IBM, Capgemini, and Nutanix.
Senior Product Manager @ EZRA Coaching
With over 12 years experience in enterprise data and technology solutions, Robyn focuses on market strategy, innovation and creating value for partners and customers.
Robyn has been part of the global committee since 2022 and runs the WIA website
Past Committee Member
Ashleigh was an enthusiastic and energetic committee member from the first day. She served the committee from 2020-2022. We will miss your passion and energy!