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Time Warner Cable Business Class Executive Jim Delis Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief

Release Date: 02/22/2016

New York – Feb. 22, 2016Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) Group Vice President of Partner Channels, has been named by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, to its exclusive list of 2016 Most Influential Channel Chiefs.

The executives in this annual list – Most Influential Channel Chiefs – are drawn from the larger pool of Channel Chief honorees each year and represent the cream of the IT channel crop: the most influential of the industry’s top leaders. This distinguished group is recognized for outstanding achievement in driving growth and revenue in their organizations, as well as extraordinary leadership in the channel as a whole.

"We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Most Influential Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”

“Jim’s leadership has resulted in tremendous growth for our partner channel program and has provided greater sales reach for Time Warner Cable Business Class,” said Jeff Painting, Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer, Time Warner Cable Business Services. “Jim and his team have truly made a mark on the industry and continue to demonstrate our company’s dedication to partners and resellers.”

All Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding partner programs. However, only 50 of these were selected for the Most Influential list, each singled out for his or her prominent role in guiding and shaping the IT channel itself.

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list and Most Influential Channel Chiefs list are featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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About Time Warner Cable Business Services

Time Warner Cable Business Services, a division of Time Warner Cable, offers a full complement of business communications tools to small, medium and enterprise-sized companies under its Time Warner Cable Business Class brand. Its Internet, voice, television, network and cloud services are enhanced by award-winning customer service and local support teams. Through its NaviSite subsidiary, Time Warner Cable Business Services also offers scalable managed services, including application services, enterprise hosting, and managed cloud services primarily in the U.S. and U.K. Time Warner Cable Business Services, founded in 1998, serves more than 700,000 business customers throughout Time Warner Cable's service areas. For more information, visit

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