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Individual Winners: Infinidat Awards for Outstanding Performance in the Channel

Drum roll, please! “And the winner is…” for Channel Account Manager of the Year, Pre-Sales Technical Person of the Year, and The Infuziast awards. As part of Infinidat’s annual awards program for the channel, we recognize and celebrate outstanding individual performance among our channel partners.

Recipients of Infinidat’s individual awards are role models for channel partners to emulate: they represent the epitome of success over the past year and serve as an inspiration for all of us to go above and beyond in 2024.

The “Channel Account Manager of the Year” award goes to each channel account manager who has delivered the most revenue. This feat demonstrates hard work, diligence, consistency, ingenuity with a strong commitment to excellence, and ensuring the storage needs of their enterprise customers are not just met but exceeded with Infinidat’s award-winning enterprise storage solutions. These individuals stand out for their powerful performances, displaying the best of what the channel has to offer.

The recipients of Infinidat’s “Channel Account Manager of the Year” awards are -


  • Matt Halls – Dynamix Group, Inc.
  • Patrick Kinzley – Sycomp, A Technology Company
  • Brian Bartel – Sycomp, A Technology Company
  • David Bader – ConRes IT Solutions
  • Jim Nesselroad – Edge Solutions
  • Quentin Thomas – Tomahawk Information Systems
  • Stephanie Bond – OneNeck IT Solutions


  • Simone Urbani – Var Group S.p.A.
  • Joachim Eisenhauer – Logicalis GmbH

“The Pre-Sales Technical Person of the Year” goes to pre-sales technical personnel who have delivered the most Infinidat revenue. They have added significant value to their enterprise customers through their technical expertise and their focus on problem-solving. These are the kind of individuals with whom storage admins want to speak in-depth.

The recipients of Infinidat’s “Pre-Sales Technical Person of the Year” awards are -

  • Tyrel Diekmann – OneNeck IT Solutions
  • Henry Ortiz – Sycomp, A Technology Company
  • Jasen Paris – Sycomp, A Technology Company

“The Infuziast” award goes to channel partners who have completed the Infuziast certification and mastered Infinidat’s solutions and platforms and their integration with the application ecosystem.

The recipients of the “The Infuziast” awards are –

  • Bob Elliott – Mainline Information Systems
  • Mark Brannfors – CDW

Congratulations to all the winners!

For more information about the Infinidat Channel Partner Program, click here.

About Mitch Diodato and James “JT” Lewis

James “JT” Lewis is Director of Channel Sales for EMEA and APJ at Infinidat. He has more than 20 years of experience as a leader managing all aspects of go-to-market strategy, sales integration, and business development, including multi-country channel partner sales programs. Spanning across his career, he has managed large service and product portfolios in highly competitive worldwide IT markets. He has a solid track record of developing and executing high impact “partner first” sales strategies, including in his past roles at EMC and RSA earlier in his career.

Mitch Diodato is Senior Director of Channel Sales for North America at Infinidat. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT and storage industry. Prior to joining Infinidat, he worked at Arrow Enterprise Computing Systems. At Arrow ECS, Diodato was the national sales director, working with top channel partners to help them increase revenue by understanding the impact of digital transformation and delivering solutions addressing customers’ technical and business requirements.