Joey Hemingbrough

clock • 1 min read

Sales and marketing director at Firstnet Solutions

Career history: Head of enterprise sales at AAG Systems; director of business development at AAG Systems; business-to-business director at Network Group.

Measure of influence: Responsible for taking the business to £10m turnover in the next three years and oversees 75 partners and all sales and marketing staff.

What are the key business benefits of having a diverse workforce in general? For me, I strongly believe that having a diverse workforce, reflects the world around us today. Thanks to technology the world is smaller today than it was 20 years ago, and it's every company's responsibility to be inclusive. It enables organisations teams to develop solutions and services that meet the needs of an entire market as opposed to just a portion of it.

You may also like

Vendor

Chris Walsh, managing director of channel lifecycle services firm ABCD Services, warns of the dangers of startup vendors with unrealistic expectations of revenue and lacklustre channel strategies

clock 21 September 2020 • 6 min read

Sponsored

At a recent roundtable 'Channel Voices' event at the Gherkin sponsored by IT infrastructure vendor Vertiv, a group of invited partners stressed the need for transparency and honesty between vendors and their channel to avoid relationships breaking down....

clock 07 January 2020 • 12 min read

Distributor

With just a day to go until the 25th annual Channel Awards, we catch up with the SMB Reseller of the Year category sponsor Exertis, to find out why the sector is such a vital part of its business strategy

clock 14 November 2018 • 3 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on People

Channel veteran Smee pops up as CEO of cloud analysis vendor

Channel veteran Smee pops up as CEO of cloud analysis vendor

Grahame Smee, best known for his serial M&A success in the security distribution space, is looking to work with channel partners after taking the reins at Opexx Ltd

Sara Yirrell
clock 11 January 2024 • 2 min read
Former UKFast founder and CEO found guilty of rape in Manchester court

Former UKFast founder and CEO found guilty of rape in Manchester court

Following allegations of raping two women, Lawrence Jones was found guilty in court today

Andrea Gaini
clock 23 November 2023 • 1 min read
Women in Tech Festival: Keynote speaker, Rupal Patel, on addressing the visibility gap

Women in Tech Festival: Keynote speaker, Rupal Patel, on addressing the visibility gap

For ex-intelligence analyst, Rupal Patel, the visibility gap for women in tech is as much a systemic issue as it is an individual one

CRN
clock 19 September 2023 • 3 min read

Highlights

Staff & Salaries 2022

Staff & Salaries 2022

A snapshot of pay and headcount trends in the UK channel

Doug Woodburn
clock 09 March 2022 • 1 min read
Midwich CEO on Nimans acquisition, 2021 results and return to pre-pandemic levels

Midwich CEO on Nimans acquisition, 2021 results and return to pre-pandemic levels

Stephen Fenby talks to CRN after Midwich’s 2021 results in which profitability exceeded pre-pandemic levels

Josh Budd
clock 08 March 2022 • 3 min read
4 more vendors suspend sales in Russia following Ukraine invasion

4 more vendors suspend sales in Russia following Ukraine invasion

IBM and Microsoft are among a number of vendors which have also announced that they will halt sales in Russia following the invasion of Ukraine.

clock 08 March 2022 • 3 min read