President of Global Channels - Dell EMC
John Byrne is President, Global Channels for Dell EMC. He leads a worldwide channel team that oversees sales of all Dell EMC products and solutions through the company’s global partners. John also has global responsibility for all facets of the Dell EMC Partner Program, including strategy, program design and global execution across solution providers, resellers, global systems integrators and distributors.
A proven and effective sales strategist and passionate leader, John has nearly 30 years’ technology sales and team management experience, from start-ups to Fortune 500 businesses. Prior to assuming his role as head of Dell EMC Global Channels, John served as Dell’s Global Vice President of Sales Strategy, Operations and Channels.
Before joining Dell, John was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Computing and Graphics Business Group at AMD. In this role, he was responsible for the full P&L at AMD’s multi-billion dollar Computer Processor and Graphics Business Unit, from engineering to customer. While at AMD, John also held several senior leadership roles including Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer; Vice President of America Sales, and Vice President of Worldwide Sales Channel.
An enthusiastic entrepreneur, John co-founded and ran two highly successful, UK-based channel sales organizations: Advanced Technology Inc. and VML Limited. The former was purchased by AMD in 2007.
John is a member of Revenue 50, an invitation-only community of innovative top sales executives. He was honored as Outstanding Leader of the Year and Turnaround Executive of the Year by the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards.