SVP of Global Channels and Alliances, Cyxtera
An award-winning executive with more than 25 years of experience in the IT outsourcing, cloud, security and SaaS industries, Tina is SVP of Global Channels and Alliances, Cyxtera. Prior to Cyxtera, Tina was a Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Strategic Alliances for Cryptzone, a Cyxtera Business. Before joining Cryptzone, Tina held the role of General Manager and Vice President for Dimension Data’s Cloud Services Business in the Americas. Tina also served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Nirvanix, leading the company’s sales, marketing and indirect channel programs. Tina was a member of the original management team at Terremark, a Verizon company, where she held several leadership roles over 14 years, including Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances, Managing Partner for the IT outsourcing (ITO) business, and Vice President of Terremark’s Central Region Sales operations. Her guidance helped take the company from $400,000 in annual sales in 1999, to the acquisition by Verizon for $1.4 billion in 2010. Tina also gained additional sales experience in senior positions at leading IT companies including NetGravity (now owned by Google), SAS, Sybase (now owned by SAP) and CSC. Tina has also worked as an independent consultant, helping start up technology organizations to increase their revenue, monetize their intellectual property assets and obtain funding. In May of 2018, Tina Gravel Received WoM2M award for achievement in the field of IoT by Connected World Magazine. In April 2018, Channel Partners Online awarded Tina one of the highly coveted, “Channel Chief of the Year” awards. In April 2017, Tina received the Cloud Girls “TrailBlazer Award” for her work in cloud computing and was named one of the “Women in the Channel 2017” by CRN. In 2016, Tina was included as #18 in CRN’s “100 People You Don’t Know but Should” List for her work with Cryptzone. In 2013, 2017, and 2018, Tina was included in CRN’s annual Top 50 “Women of the Channel” list for her successful work in the indirect channel and with alliances. In 2004, she was a top ten “Women in Black” recipient, an honor given by the City of Chicago and istreet Magazine, which recognized Gravel’s leadership in the technology industry. She has had published articles in many publications, serves on the Advisory Board for Channel Partners Magazine (now a Penton Company) and the Executive Board of the Illinois Technology Association. Board of Directors for Cloud Girls and Advisory Board for Alliance of Women in the Channel.