Confirmed by motion in the C4 September 13th Board Meeting, we welcome in new co-Presidents, Jodi Bonham and Mark Collins, transitioning the role from Corinne Sharp, who will continue to support the executive team as President Emeritus.
Having served as C4 President since 2017, Corinne Sharp has been working in the IT sector for over 20 years, leading sales, marketing, and channel teams at Fortune 100 companies and start-up and re-imagining software companies. As the President of Sharp Perspective, she works with organizations from start-ups to large global organizations on their sales, channel, and management strategies.
“I have been with C4 since its inception. The President role has allowed me to work with incredible channel leaders. We are the Voice of the Canadian Channel. As a peer group, the opportunity to discuss important economic, channel engagement, and dedicated topics allows us to continue growing our tech channel ecosystem. The channel is part of my DNA, and I will continue supporting our mission and mandate as part of the C4 Executive Team. Congratulations to Jody and Mark, who will take over as Co-Presidents.”
Corinne Sharp, C4 President Emeritus and CRO Shinydocs
Introducing Co-Presidents Jodi Bonham and Mark Collins
A C4 Member serving on the Board of Directors since 2013, Jodi Bonham has more than 20 years of experience in C-level and executive relationship management, distribution sales, channel marketing, and business-to-business solution sales. Bonham is an expert in technology areas such as cloud, virtualization, VOIP, unified communications, server, data storage, and power management.
“Corinne has been an absolute joy to know and work with these past years as President of C4. Her tenacity, drive, and commitment to our vision have given it a proper place as the voice of the channel in Canada. We sincerely thank her for all she has accomplished and look forward to her continued support as part of the Executive Team,” says Bonham. “I am thrilled and honoured to share C4’s co-presidency with Mark Collins. Knowing Mark for several years through our relationships with partners and here at C4, I feel our combined years and passion in the channel will help us propel this unique organization into the future and continue to provide value to our members and the entire channel ecosystem.”
Over the past 20 years, Mark Collins has built multiple $100M franchises with global companies. He is passionate about helping many start-ups and scale-up companies over the years while creating partnerships that have stood the test. A Sales Achiever as well as President’s and Chairman’s Club winner, Mark has led the corporate activation of the Pan Am Games and headed up the team to deliver the most prominent national IT conference in Canada: Cisco Connect.
“It is an honour to assume the presidency of C4 in partnership with my fellow leader Jodi Bonham and build on the tremendous success and brand Corinne and Fawn have built. As a longtime member of C4 and leader in the technology industry in Canada with Cisco and F2Factor, I have seen the channel’s power as a major employer, innovation enabler and economic force multiplier for Canadian businesses and communities. C4 is the community where channel leaders unite to collectively pave the path for Canadian partners’ success.”
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