New Year’s Podcast Series: Bill Brandel of Ingram Micro Canada

Bill Brandel, country chief executive for Ingram Micro Canada

The Podcast kicks off its 2020 New Year’s Podcast Series by taking a look back at 2019 and a look ahead at what’s to come in 2020 with Bill Brandel, country chief executive for Ingram Micro Canada.

Brandel joins us to discuss:

  • the company’s highlights for 2019 in Canada, including new leaders in sales and finance;
  • the evolution of the distributor’s advanced technologies and services focus and the rise of IoT as a major opportunity for solution providers;
  • the Comet Competition, which saw Ingram working with early-stage ISVs that wouldn’t have historically been on the map for distribution;
  • the changing nature of distribution and what it will mean for the relationship between solution providers and distributors;
  • his thoughts on the year that was 2019 in the Canadian channel;
  • the top priorities for Ingram Micro Canada in 2020; and
  • the mood in the Canadian solution provider community heading into 2020.

All that and more in this edition of the Podcast.


Robert Dutt

Robert Dutt is the founder and head blogger at He has been covering the Canadian solution provider channel community for a variety of publications and Web sites since 1997.