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Khali HendersonSenior PartnerBuzzTheory

Khali Henderson, one of the country’s foremost experts on channel strategy, marketing and media, is Senior Partner and Chief Content Officer at BuzzTheory, a B2B marketing services firm advising high tech companies on to-channel and through-channel marketing strategies.

Henderson has more than 30 years of marketing, communications and content experience in the technology space. She is well known for her leadership as former editor in chief at Channel Partners, the telecom and IT industry’s leading channel media and events brand.

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, Henderson heads up business development and serves as the Chief Content Officer. Forrester named BuzzTheory one of the Top 13 Channel PR firms globally and Henderson as one of the Top 5 most recommended. She also is a member of the prestigious invitation-only Forbes Agency Council.

Henderson is a tech leader, serving in leadership roles for several industry organizations, including past Vice Chair of the Executive Council for CompTIA’s Emerging Technology Community.

Presently, Henderson is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Marketing Committee for Tech4Change, a nonprofit organization composed of technology suppliers and channel partners that support grassroots charities.

Henderson also champions women in technology through several nonprofits. She serves on the Advisory Board for Aspire2Steam, a nonprofit organization providing empowerment, education and scholarships to underserved women.

She also is a member, past Board Member and former Communications Chair of Cloud Girls, a diverse community of female technology leaders seeking to narrow the gender gap in the technology industry while providing opportunities for the next generation of women and girls in tech. 

She is a member, past Board Member and former Communications 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.

An avid fan of science as well as science fiction, you’re as likely to encounter Khali at Comicon as you are a cutting-edge technology symposium. Her favorite pastimes are reading and hanging out with her husband, four sons, dog Dash, and cats Tribble and Joey.