A seasoned, self-motivated leader with a proven track record, Jim Lippie has a unique perspective on the channel. He was the CEO of Thrive Networks, an MSP acquired by Staples. Then in the capacity as president of IndependenceIT (iIT) helped make them one of the fastest growing cloud desktop companies in the world (iIT acquired by Cloud Jumper). He later founded the consultancy, Clarity Channel Advisors and helped hundreds MSPs increase sales and profits by leveraging a cloud first strategy . As GM and Senior Vice President at Kaseya, Lippie oversees the company’s global customer community and is responsible for partner development.