Accomplished marketing executive with more than 15 years’ experience for Microsoft, VMware and Ingram Micro leading teams and driving award-winning results globally.
Chandra DuFrene is an accomplished marketing executive with a proven track record of successfully leading teams and driving results at the subsidiary level and globally. She has repeatedly transformed how companies go to market through her innovative work. She excels at demand generation, creating marketing strategies and optimizing for a customer-centric experience. Chandra has been recognized by industry leader, SiriusDecisions, a global B2B research and advisory firm for their Return on Integration award in 2015 for the channel marketing program she created resulting in topline growth and improved company performance. Chandra has a track record of building repeatable, scalable demand generation engines where she has partnered with sales to consistently exceed business goals.
Chandra spent fifteen years with the Microsoft Corporation working across multiple businesses and marketing disciplines, her last role was Director Marketing Communications in the Server and Tools Business. She spent nearly four years with VMware where she was hired to build the America’s SMB marketing strategy and later moved from the Americas organization to lead Global Channel Marketing. Chandra maintains a constant focus on marketing effectiveness that produces a strong ROI and builds long term, sustainable growth. Her holistic view is often recognized as one of her hallmarks as she creates the vision and strategy while applying an operational methodology to execute the plan. She has consistently built high performing teams and leads by inspiring others to do their best work.
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