Nancy Ridge, founder and president of Ridge Innovative, is a trusted adviser to her clients. She brings a laser focus on enabling business outcomes through technology to SMB and enterprise organizations. Ridge also provides consulting services that deliver channel ecosystem strategies and frameworks through automated enablement, leadership coaching, team selling and one-on-one professional coaching. Previously, she built the partner program for a leading national technology distributor. Ridge also led sales for a high-touch wholesale carrier where she was responsible for creating and managing the indirect sales channel. The company won #41 on the “Inc. 500” list of fastest-growing companies with over 2,000% growth. Ridge regularly speaks on panels, acts as a moderator and serves as a keynote on topics ranging from technology to mentoring and gender diversity. She is the co-founder and past president of the Alliance of Channel Women, a Silver Stevie recipient for Executive of the Year, a certified WBENC, sits of the Boards of three nonprofits and is an enthusiastic mentor for women and girls in both the workplace and her community.