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  • Job Title
    Senior Vice President, Channels
  • Bio
    Carmen Sorice III is Senior Vice President, Channels at Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). Sorice joined Sungard AS in 2008 to build and launch its channel business. Since that time, Sungard AS has grown its channel business at a 30% CAGR and channel partners have become an integral part of Sungard AS’ go-to-market strategy. More than 50% of Sungard AS' new logo sales bookings in 2014 were closed with channel partners - up from 10% in 2008. Sorice’s experience and success in building channel programs has been recognized by CRN, which named him to their list of Top 20 Networking Channel Chiefs in 2008, Top 20 Storage Channel Chiefs in 2009 and 2010, and Channel Chief in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Carmen received the 2013 Circle of Excellence Award from Virgo Publishing for vision, innovation and advocacy in the channel. In 2014, Carmen was invited to serve on the Channel Partners Advisory Board, and the Baptie Channel Focus Advisory Board.
    Prior to joining Sungard AS, Sorice was Vice President, North America Channels with Alcatel-Lucent. In that role Carmen led channel sales, marketing and operations for North America. In the first year under his leadership, Alcatel Lucent’s channel business grew more than 40%.
    At Lucent, Sorice led the Global Business Partner Program team which supported annual global channel sales of over $500 million. Prior to his Global Partner assignment, Sorice created and led the Government Partner Team, and held various management positions at Lucent in the areas of strategic alliances, sales operations, marketing & strategy, and business development.
    Prior to Lucent, Sorice held product management positions at AT&T Business Services. He started his career in engineering on the technical staff with AT&T Bell Laboratories where he developed fiber optic components used in high reliability undersea communications systems for the U.S. Department of Defense.