Tackle’s Inaugural Marketplace Masters Awards Celebrates Excellence in Cloud Go-To-Market Success

Boise, ID – May 18, 2022 – Tackle, a software company dedicated to helping software providers generate revenue through the clouds, today announced its 2022 Marketplace Masters award winners. Marketplace Masters shines a light on Cloud Marketplace professionals and organizations that benefit from the revenue stream.

The inaugural awards consist of eight total award categories. Four categories recognize an individual who has made a notable impact on their organization’s Cloud Marketplace business. The remaining four categories recognize leading companies and were driven by transactional data and revenue growth. 

“I’m honored to be recognized in Tackle’s inaugural Marketplace Masters Awards,” said Joey Meucci, Manager of Cloud Partner Operations at Seeq Corporation. “Seeq has great Cloud Marketplace momentum, and working with Tackle empowers us to go above and beyond.”

Nominations were open on April 4, 2022 and ran for 2 weeks. Tackle is thrilled by the overwhelming response from the awards launch, setting a high bar for years to come.

“Our customers are at the core of what we do at Tackle and continually drive us forward,” said John Jahnke, CEO at Tackle. “I’m excited to highlight the incredible work these companies and individuals have put into growing with the clouds and building their Cloud go-to-market systems.” 

 

2022 Marketplace Masters Winners by Category

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Ambassador

Scott Sumner

Director, Strategic Alliances at Wiz

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Trailblazer

Joey Meucci

Cloud Partner Operations Manager at Seeq

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Captain

Brittany Bentley

Principal Business Development Manager at Couchbase

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Visionary

Christine Puccio

VP, Global Cloud Alliances & GTM Programs at F5 Networks

Catalyst

Zendesk

Startup Superstar

Datometry

Growth Gamechanger

Starburst

Marketplace Maverick

Lacework

 

Ambassador: Ambassadors go above and beyond to share thought leadership and expertise about Cloud Marketplaces with their peers and colleagues. This subject matter expert is always ready and willing to help others succeed.

  • Scott Sumner – Director, Strategic Alliances at Wiz

Trailblazer: Operations specialist who rises above consistently to find solutions to challenging sales circumstances. This individual works tirelessly to ensure that their team is set up for success in every opportunity.

  • Joey Meucci – Cloud Partner Operations Manager at Seeq

Captain: Alliance or Partnership leader who has steered significant business impact by recognizing the value of Cloud Marketplaces and prioritizing it in the organization. This leader understands the power of meeting their buyers where they want to transact.  

  • Brittany Bentley – Principal Business Development Manager at Couchbase

Visionary: Executive of an organization who focuses on driving the Cloud Marketplace initiative from the highest level in the organization. This leader sets the vision for success for this revenue channel and leads the organization to excellence.

  • Christine Puccio – VP, Global Cloud Alliances & GTM Programs at F5 Networks

Catalyst: Company that is brand new to Cloud Marketplaces who is gaining traction and starting to see their Marketplace revenue grow. Their first listing is less than a year old and competitors will need to keep an eye on this company!

Startup Superstar: A startup that’s making a big splash in the Marketplace.

Growth Gamechanger: A mid-market company that’s continually meeting, or exceeding, their Marketplace revenue goals. 

Marketplace Maverick: An enterprise company achieving and maintaining competitive advantage in their industry with the help of Cloud Marketplaces. 

Tackle hosted a virtual awards ceremony on May 16, 2022, inviting all finalists to an exclusive wine tasting event where the winners for each category were announced. Other companies in attendance include: IBM Turbonomic, Pega, SingleStore, OwnBackup, Outreach, Tugboat Logic, Vectra AI, StreamSets, Veracode, and Tenable.  

For more information on the 2022 Marketplace Masters, visit https://tackle.io/marketplace-masters-awards/

 

About Tackle

Tackle enables software companies to accelerate and operationalize a Cloud Go-to-Market through the use of AWS Marketplace, Microsoft Commercial Marketplace, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace, and Red Hat Marketplace, without the need for significant engineering resources. Our Cloud Marketplace Platform and our team come together to help our customers build, grow, and scale their businesses through the clouds. 

Tackle works with more than 400 software companies including Auth0, CrowdStrike, HashiCorp, Lacework, New Relic, Snyk, VMware, and many more at every stage—from startups to enterprise. We are venture-backed by three of the world’s top SaaS investors—Coatue, a16z, and Bessemer Venture Partners—to execute on our mission to positively transform the way that software is sold. Learn more at tackle.io, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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