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Sheena Gaynes of Bentley Systems Named CRN's 2023 Women of the Channel List

Bentley Systems, Incorporated— a leading infrastructure engineering software company, proudly announces the inclusion of Sheena Gaynes in CRN's prestigious Women of the Channel list for 2023.

This recognition, presented by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, is a testament to Gaynes' outstanding contributions and leadership in the technology industry.

CRN pays tribute to remarkable women within vendor, distributor, and solution provider organizations annually. These exceptional individuals, acknowledged as the CRN 2023 Women of the Channel honorees, demonstrate their remarkable expertise and visionary contributions to the industry.

Sheena Gaynes, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Global System Integrators, with Bentley Systems.
Sheena Gaynes, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Global System Integrators, with Bentley Systems. Image courtesy of Bentley Systems.

With their creative thinking, strategic prowess, and exceptional leadership abilities, these honorees fulfill diverse roles and responsibilities, all with a shared goal of propelling success for their partners and customers. CRN proudly recognizes and commends these women for their unwavering dedication and steadfast commitment to advancing channel excellence.

Gaynes has achieved a remarkable feat by securing a spot on the prestigious CRN® Women of the Channel list for the fifth consecutive time. As the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Global System Integrators at Bentley, she spearheads a dedicated team responsible for driving business development, negotiating contracts, and collaborating on go-to-market initiatives to generate new subscription revenue.

In her influential role, Gaynes empowers global system integrators to establish centers of excellence centered around Bentley's cutting-edge technology. By leveraging her expertise, she facilitates the creation of tailored consulting services, data solutions, and integrated offerings that address infrastructure owners' and operators' critical digital transformation requirements.

Moreover, Gaynes takes charge of overseeing the integration of Cohesive, a digital integrator business owned by Bentley. Through this endeavor, she brings together industry experts in data and asset management to optimize sustainable operational excellence through digital advisory services, digital twins, and effective organizational change management.

"We are ecstatic to announce this year's honorees and shine a light on these women for their significant achievements, knowing that what they've accomplished has paved the way for continued success within the IT channel," said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company.

"The channel is stronger because of them, and we look forward to seeing what they do next."

"Sheena has played an instrumental role in driving the success of Bentley's iTwin Platform business over the past few years," said Carsten Gerke, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships with Bentley Systems. "She now leads our efforts to enable system integrators that are creating and curating digital twins for their clients' infrastructure assets. As a highly regarded team member, we are delighted that Sheena's contributions are recognized by CRN's 2023 Women of the Channel list."

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