jenni flinders, CEO of daarlandt partners inc., brings a wealth of industry expertise to the company as a tenured leader in the IT field. Recognized across the industry consecutively as, CRN Channel Chief, Top 50 most influential woman in the channel, Top 100 most powerful woman in the channel and recipient of the national Dandi award for her work on Diversity and Inclusion. In her previous role as vice president of the U.S. Partner Group at Microsoft Corporation, she was responsible for leading the U.S. Partner Group dedicated to Microsoft’s broad channel ecosystem in the U.S. and drove the evolution of the Microsoft Partner Network. Flinders helped the channel evolve to ensure Microsoft customers reap the benefits of new opportunities presented by the cloud and emerging technologies. Prior, Flinders was the vice president of the U.S. Partner Business Development & Sales. In this position she was responsible for developing strategy, management and executing programs for more than 400,000 industry partners. A 24-year industry veteran, Flinders has held leadership roles in various organizations. Her passion for people and fostering innovative thinking is core to her success. Her leadership values have influenced many and she is a role model for woman in business. Flinders is a current board member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue.