Khali Henderson is senior partner at BuzzTheory, a marketing services firm specializing in helping high tech companies with to-channel and through-channel marketing. Khali has more than 30 years of marketing, communications and content development experience in the technology space. Well known for her leadership as editor-in-chief at Channel Partners, the telecom and IT industry’s leading channel media and events brand, Khali is one of the country’s foremost experts on channel strategy, marketing and media. In addition to helping build what is now the largest tech channel media property and event, she has developed and managed marketing and public relations programs for a range of technology companies and trade associations. At BuzzTheory, Khali heads up business development and serves as the chief content officer. Forrester named BuzzTheory one of the Top 13 Channel PR firms globally and Khali is one of the Top 5 most recommended. She also is a member of the prestigious invitation-only Forbes Agency Council. Khali also is the 2021 vice chair of the executive council for CompTIA’s Emerging Technology Community, which helps tech solutions providers identify the most impactful near-term technologies and how they can be profitably leveraged in their businesses. In 2020, Khali joined the advisory board for Aspire2Steam, a nonprofit organization providing empowerment, education and scholarships to women. She also is an advisory council member and past board member for Cloud Girls, a nonprofit community of female technology advocates dedicated to education and thought leadership about the dynamic cloud ecosystem, and a former board member and Communications Committee chair for Alliance of Channel Women, an organization focused on advancing women’s careers in telecom and IT. She is the recipient of the 2018 ACW ACT Award for outstanding volunteerism.