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Updated! Getting to know our GTPs: Avnet

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Hello, I am Corbett Schollmeyer, SSE for North Dakota and the Avnet Partner Relationship Manger (PRM). I have worked in Support, Services and Education from the late 90’s working in California, AP (China, Japan, and Taiwan), and now out of Bismarck North Dakota. Outside of work I am the Chairman for the Northern Badlands Chapter of the Mule Deer foundation, I am a private pilot, and I build custom rifles as a hobby.


Avnet is one of the five Global Training Providers (GTPs) that supports the linkage between IBM, our client base as well as the Business Partner ecosystem, and the critical skills and education required to drive solid ROI in a timely fashion.  Avnet has a wide range of capabilities:

Avnet has adopted a regional approach in their leadership model and the go to market strategy they follow. Below is a link to a video featuring Hees Ham from Avnet.

Hees provides a high level view of Avnet’s strategy in the training and skills market:

Avnet is ready to engage with our client’s, our Business Partners, and the IBM team to help grow IBM skills. They have strong coverage in all GEOs and have a focus on making IBM successful.

I encourage you to reach out and engage with them!

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