Janet Schijns is CEO and co-founder of JSG, a go-to-market acceleration firm dedicated to achieving results in the partner ecosystem. She serves on the board of directors for AvePoint and Ninjio and regularly advises top technology firms on their go-to-market. She and her team delivered over $3 billion in funnel in 2022 for technology channel clients. Schijns is a top 10 CEO Disruptor 2021, Top 10 Women in Technology 2020, 2021, 2022 (Analytics Insights), Top 50 Technology Influencers 2020, 2021 (Awards Magazine), Top 50 Channel Influencer (Channel Futures) 2022 and was named Channel Influencer of the year in 2019 beating out a slate of nominees from the top tech firms in the world. She has been among the top five influencers every year for the past decade.
Schijns has served as executive vice president and chief marketing and strategy officer at Office Depot and chief channel executive and chief marketing technologist for Verizon. Additionally, she ran the channel organization for Motorola Enterprise and Government and is a noted and admired channel expert in the industry regularly appearing on the main stage at a variety of events.
For the past two decades Schijns has been making a difference in our industry, as an executive and as a consultant and trusted advisor. She is dedicated to the advancement of women in ttchnology, co-founding her not-for-profit “Tech World’s Half” in 2017 to address the issue of women dropping out of technology and WomWon in 2021 to help women establish financial independence. She has coached, mentored and counseled hundreds of women in the industry to success and is regularly called upon to speak about empowering and advancing women in the technology industry.