Continued recognition for Butterbaugh's leadership and success growing the Five9 global partner ecosystem

San Ramon, CA - - Jake Butterbaugh of Five9 has been named a 2024 Channel Influencer Award winner by Channel Futures.

As Senior Vice President for Five9's Global Partner Organization, Jake is one of 50 individuals recognized by the editors of Channel Futures as a thought leader who has impacted the direction of the IT and communications indirect sales channel in 2024. Jake and his worldwide team are responsible for building and managing a rapidly expanding partner ecosystem. His leadership accomplishments include successful expansion in key markets, successfully creating new routes to market, and building a partner framework that helps Five9's partners expand their practices. As a result, Five9's success in leading the Customer Experience industry continues, having four consecutive quarters of impressive growth.

"Having been in a partner-related role for almost 25 years, I've seen the impact a strong ecosystem that is built to last has on companies, partners, and end customers. Being named alongside other prestigious channel leaders only highlights and fortifies the importance of being a strategic and supportive collaborator in order to deliver meaningful value confidently and quickly," said Jake. "Our commitment to customers and partners has never been stronger, and we're going to continue delivering lasting and valuable solutions that improve CX around the world."

Since 2018, the Channel Futures Channel Influencer Awards have recognized the industry's 50 top-performing executives in the technology and communications channel. Channel Futures Channel Influencers are a cross section of industry leaders that occupy the highest level of their organizations. These senior leaders represent the future of the channel and are recognized as the year's highest achievers in areas of strategic thinking and innovation in indirect sales channels. In addition to the 50 executives honored, in recent years Channel Futures has recognized two influencers from the list - one from the connectivity channel and another from the IT channel - who are considered the year's most influential executives.

The 2024 Channel Influencers join an illustrious group that has left an indelible mark on the entire technology channel, impacting the way today's most innovative IT and connectivity solutions are brought to market, sold, delivered to customers and supported. These executives selected by Channel Futures have distinguished themselves through their unwavering support of the partner community forging deep and trusted relationships across the ecosystem. In selecting this year's influencers, Channel Futures' editors considered the organization's partner growth, channel innovation and the individual's commitment to the indirect sales channel along with the standing each person had among their peers. It was a painstaking process that took place throughout the year and included the perspectives of hundreds of channel executives and industry experts.

Jake and the other 49 Channel Futures Channel Influencers for 2024 will be honored at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, March 11-14 at the Venetian Resort & Expo in Las Vegas. To read more about his win, Jake is profiled in a gallery on the Channel Futures website and in a special digital issue that can be downloaded from the website.


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