CRN Recognizes Caroline Brandt of Origina on the 2024 Women of the Channel List

DUBLIN — May 13, 2024 — Origina, the global leader in IBM third-party software maintenance, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Origina Channel Account Manager Caroline Brandt to the Women of the Channel list for 2024.

Every year, CRN highlights women from vendor, distributor, and solution provider organizations whose vision and leadership have a beneficial influence on the technology industry. The CRN 2024 Women of the Channel honorees are creative, strategic leaders who show ongoing commitment to using their skills to innovate and drive success for their partners and customers.

With this recognition, CRN honors these women leaders for their unwavering dedication and commitment to furthering channel excellence.

“It is a great privilege to honor the remarkable achievements of these women leaders in the IT channel,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, U.S. Content and Executive Editor, CRN at The Channel Company. “Each woman on the list has demonstrated a deep commitment to innovation and leadership that advances their organizations and drives transformation and success across the IT channel.”

“Caroline is invaluable to our organization and a true channel leader and champion,” said Mark Baird, Origina Channel Account Manager. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, having worked at a leading national VAR for over 15 years, so she knows both the channel ecosystem and the inner workings of a successful channel partner. Caroline has contributed heavily to our 2X plus achievement in 2023 and our continued growth in 2024.”

The 2024 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine, with online coverage starting May 13 at


Origina is a global provider of independent third-party IBM software support and maintenance that is committed to delivering outstanding software maintenance services. Our dedicated team of 600+ global independent IBM product experts is passionate about championing end-user rights and unlocking value for our customers. We work proactively to protect, extend, and enhance all versions of IBM® and HCL® Passport Advantage software on open systems and  mainframes, providing a cost-intelligent alternative to traditional software megavendors. Visit to learn more. 

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Jennifer Bellemare


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 over 40 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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Kristin DaSilva


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