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Jay McBain
Principal Analyst, Global Channels at Forrester


Jay McBain is one of the most visible and respected thought leaders in the global technology channel. Named to the Top 40 Under Forty by the Business Review as well as numerous channel magazines’ top influencer lists, he is often sought out for industry guidance and future trends. He has spent his 26-year career in various executive channel sales, marketing and strategy roles within IBM, Lenovo and ChannelEyes. McBain is the principal analyst for global channels, partnerships and ecosystems at Forrester, one of the most influential global research and advisory firms in the world.

Watch Jay's recent Q&A with Channel Partners Online: Channel Partners Virtual Preview: Forrester’s Jay McBain on Business Success During COVID-19 

Agenda Sessions

  • On Topic Session: The Next Frontier: Opportunities for Channel Partners to Grow in International Markets

  • Making Sense (And Money) In The Second Stage of COVID