Public Speaker, Life Coach, and Small Business Owner in Boynton Beach, FL
Michelle Ragusa-McBain is a highly visible thought leader in the global technology channel. Entrepreneur Magazine named her as one of the top 4 people to inspire women to pursue a career in Tech and was recognized by SMB Magazine as one of the 150 most influential people in the global IT Business Community. She is also a passionate World Traveler, Blogger, Photographer, Wife, and Mother.
She currently is VP of Global Channel Strategy for JS Group. Most recently, she was Senior Director of Technology & Business Sales and Services at Office Depot. Prior, she was a 13-year Cisco veteran and recipient of the prestigious “Cisco World Wide Innovation and Growth Award”.
Michelle has sat on the Board of CRN Women in the Channel, serves as Chair Emeritus of Advancing Women in Technology for CompTIA, and Co-Founder of Tech Worlds Half non-profit. She is also a longstanding member of the National Women in Technology Group, where she has given speeches for young women in technology - most recently at NC State & Hofstra University.
As a social media maven, Michelle is a highly visible member of the Global IT community and acts as a super connector. When not working, she loves to volunteer with her family for various causes.