Craig Schlagbaum, Guest Blogger
Vice President of Indirect Channels, Comcast Business
Craig Schlagbaum is the Vice President of Indirect Channels for Comcast Business. In this role, Craig manages Comcast’s indirect channel team and the overall indirect channel programs for Comcast Business. The program has achieved great success and was named as a top indirect channel program for the industry in both Channel Partners' Magazine as well as Computer Reseller News (CRN) from 2011 to 2017. The program also won CRN’s prestigious ARC award for Network Connectivity Services in both ’14 and ’16. Prior to Comcast, Craig managed the indirect channel team for Level 3 Communications and NTT/Verio, and he was a key architect of the Qwest Business Partner Program. Craig has spent over 28 years in various indirect channel roles in sales, marketing, and business development with NTT/Verio, Qwest Communications, IBM Corporation, Sony Corporation, and Intelligent Electronics. Craig was recently named in ’16 one of Top 10 Channel Sales Leaders in CRN, a Circle of Excellence Winner in Channel Partners Magazine in ‘16, and one of the top 10 Channel Chiefs for 8 years running from 2008 to 2016. Craig holds a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has served on the boards of CompTIA, Channel Partners, and Baptie & Co, and is a founding member of the Penton Media Channel ThinkTank. Craig currently resides in Denver Colorado.