Channel Mechanics is delighted to announce our latest hire as that of JD Helms. JD joins the team as VP and General Manager Americas.
JD is an accomplished and resourceful leader with significant experience in the Technology and Software-as-a-Service industries. Attending North Carolina State University, JD studied business administration where he also played American football for the Wolfpack. He is also a graduate of the United States Naval Nuclear Power Training Command.
He has partnered successfully with companies of all sizes from established global enterprises to small and emerging businesses. JD is an entrepreneur at heart. He knows that removing friction and creating meaningful mutually beneficial relationships drives successful business outcomes.
JD commands a unique and valuable mix of channel industry experience. He has worked across numerous channels working with Distis, VARs, Resellers, OEMs, Technology Alliances and Global System Integrators (SI’s). Furthermore, JD has held leadership roles in companies that grew exclusively through the channel. He has also designed and implemented channel programs for companies transitioning into the channel. This blended perspective gives him a deep wealth of detailed business, go-to-market, product, and service delivery knowledge.
During his free time, JD enjoys volunteering and supporting youth sports. You can also find JD on a soccer field, a CrossFit gym, or on the water with his family.
Speaking about the appointment to his new role:
“I am very excited to join Channel Mechanics and lead growth in the Americas. Having firstly worked with Kenneth and the greater team as a prospect. The team then welcomed me as a customer. I was impressed by their expertise during the sales process but even more so by the Customer Success Team and their work after the purchase. I am certainly thrilled to be a part of a team where I can contribute to help Vendors and their Channel Leaders achieve desired business outcomes.”
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