Chanimal Certification will be presented by Channel experts who have helped build more than 400 reseller programs for some of the most well-known technology companies in the world (including Microsoft, Apple, Intel, HP, Netscape, plus more). 


SaaSMAX CMO and "The Chanimal"


Sessions 2-5 are lead by Ted Finch, aka Chanimal (short for Channel Animal), one of the top channel experts in the entire high-tech industry, having launched over 500 products into the channel for over 200 vendors (including Microsoft, HP, Adobe, Corel, Intel, Aldus, Epson, AOL, WordPerfect, Novel, Autodesk, Citrix, IBM, Sony, Disney, Mitsubishi, Lotus, DCA, Netscape, plus over 100 start-ups or re-boots with desktop, consumer, enterprise and SaaS products).  

Mr. Finch is a former VP of Sales and Marketing with TAC (now called MarketStar), a VP at Goldmine Software, VP at Harcourt, Sr. VP at Motorola, VP at GE, and CEO of In addition, he helped form RedStorm Entertainment with Tom Clancy, and led the marketing team that published AOL and Netscape Navigator, the #1 best-selling software in the world at the time.

Mr. Finch sits on the board of advisors of several high-tech start-ups, on the Channel Advisory Council, has spoken at dozens of industry conferences and has been quoted by over 100 publications including PC Magazine, Retail Week, Computer Reseller News, Entrepreneur Magazine, Channel Advocate, Newsweek, and Fortune. He also runs the only certification program for channel managers within the high-tech industry.

Clinton Gatewood

SaaSMAX VP Reseller Engagement


Clinton Gatewood brings to SaaSMAX a broad range of professional experience, from serving in the US Army to extensive sales, marketing, channel and business development experience in the IT space.  As SaaSMAX VP Reseller Partner Development, he is responsible for the SaaSMAX Reseller Partner ecosystem  - not only on the recruitment side, but as their lobbyist to our product development team.   He is also a strong go-to-market strategist who contributes to the SaaSMAX Consulting Group.   Clinton was VP Corporate Development for Zenith Infotech, LTD, during which time he built channel distribution for their enterprise network management solutions, recruited thousands of channel partners, assisted partners in the field through prospecting, sales support, and managed demonstrations and installation of trials.   For the past several years Clinton has been  an active co-founder in a SaaS software company in the BDR space and an on-premise meetings/conferencing unified communication software company. 

Dina Moskowitz

SaaSMAX CEO & Founder


Dina Moskowitz is recognized by UBM Tech Channel CRN as one of the ‘Top Women in the Channel, the recipient of the SMB 150 Award, the CRN Top 500 Solution Providers Award, and finalist for the 2015 Most Admired CEO Awards in San Diego. Dina Moskowitz has been leading and/or consulting to cloud-based, SaaS and other technology companies throughout her career. Prior to SaaSMAX, Moskowitz was CEO and founder of Critical Digital Data Solutions Inc., which developed cloud-based data storage solutions. Dina has presented at various IT Channel events, including but not limited to Channel Partners, SaaS University, CompTIA Breakaway, RetailNOW (RSPA) and Vertical Systems Resellers Business Optimization Summit.