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Mark Roberts Named a Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2015 by The Channel Company

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Sept. 24, 2015 – ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple™ phone systems and unified communications solutions, announced today that CMO Mark Roberts has been named to The Channel Company’s Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list, which features the industry’s most influential vendor executives serving midmarket customers.

This year’s list includes more than 60 executives who have made a long-term commitment to and investment in the midmarket – organizations with 100 to 1,000 employees and/or $100 million to $1 billion in annual sales. The vendor executives on the list are strategic leaders in their organizations and have proven track records of meeting the needs of senior IT leaders of midsize organizations.

Roberts has been the ShoreTel chief marketing officer for almost two years, and has more than 20 years of technology marketing experience. Roberts leads marketing strategy, product marketing, demand generation, branding and external communications. Most recently he has been instrumental in transforming the marketing department and programs to align with the company’s transformation of its systems, support, and product portfolio.

“The executives named and the companies they represent are committed to serving the midmarket and are dedicated to creating programs and solutions that meet the unique needs of this market,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president, event content & strategy, XChange Events. “Our Midsize Enterprise Summit brings together one of the largest gatherings of midmarket CIOs and is an ideal venue to honor these deserving leaders.”

Executives on the Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list were recognized at the Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES), held earlier this week in Los Angeles. In addition, the list of executives is featured in a slide show on, a leading source for IT industry news – visit here for access to the slideshow.


About The Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events, and IPED®, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for onsite, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel’s innovative business phones, application integration, collaboration tools, mobility, and contact center applications enable users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, with minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit

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