ConnectWise announced that Paul Dippell has received the 2022 ChannelPro Lifetime Achievement All-Star Award. Dippell is the founder and former owner and CEO of Service Leadership, the global IT solution provider benchmarking and best practices acquired by ConnectWise in 2021, and currently serves as ConnectWise’s VP of Ecosystem Evangelism.
ChannelPro recognized Dippell for producing two of the industry’s most rigorous growth-growing resources: the Service Leadership Index, a deep pool of real-world performance metrics from IT solution providers in 10 business models – including MSP and VAR – worldwide; and SLIQ, a best practices tool that allows IT solution providers to objectively compare their management methods to the financial best-in-class performers in their specific business model and adopt them. Together, both tools have helped countless IT solution providers replace opinion and conjecture with objective, actionable facts when it comes to building a thriving practice.
“Developing these tools to help IT solutions providers achieve their most ambitious vision of success has been incredibly rewarding and is a highlight of my career,” said Dippell. “It’s an honor to be recognized with this award from ChannelPro, but an even bigger honor to have worked alongside so many passionate colleagues dedicated to helping our partners grow and succeed throughout the various stages of their business.”
The only awards program of its kind in the channel, the ChannelPro SMB All-Stars recognizes a select group of IT hardware, software, and service vendors whose products, programs, and initiatives have made a significant impact on the SMB channel in the last 12 months, as determined by the ChannelPro Network editorial team.
“It’s always a privilege to be able to recognize organizations in the channel that are making a difference in our industry,” said Rich Freeman, executive editor of The ChannelPro Network. “ChannelPro is especially proud to be able to honor an industry luminary like Paul Dippell, whose impact on the channel is profound. His legacy will be long-lasting.”