CRN Names Susan Kozak of MNJ Technologies as a 2023 Women of the Channel Power 80 Solution Provider

Kozak is among four female MNJ team members to be named to CRN’s Women of the Channel awards list

Buffalo Grove, IL, June 3, 2023

MNJ Technologies, a premier technology reseller and service provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named MNJ chief executive officer Susan Kozak as a 2023 Women of the Channel Power 80 Solution Provider — a subset of prominent executives selected from the CRN 2023 Women of the Channel list.

The CRN 2023 Women of the Channel honorees bring their creativity, strategic thinking, and leadership to bear, turning their unique talents toward driving success for their customers and technology partners. The annual Power 80 Solution Provider list honors the most influential women in leadership at some of the country’s most prominent solution providers, based on their remarkable expertise, channel advocacy and contributions to building solution provider businesses that thrive.

The women who populate the Power 80 Solution Provider list have gone above and beyond with their extraordinary commitment to the IT channel community, implementing strategies that have accelerated the success of their customers and technology partners—and the broader channel ecosystem as a result.

Sue Kozak is MNJ’s chief executive officer and co-founder. In conjunction with the president and COO, Sue is responsible for corporate growth, customer delight, employee engagement and strategic initiatives. Sue plays a vital role in the culture development of MNJ and passionately supports the advancement of women in the IT industry.

“It is a great honor for MNJ to be named with so many other inspiring individuals on CRN’s 2023 Women of the Channel list,” says Kozak. “For the past six years, we have nominated many great leaders in a wide range of departments and celebrated their milestones as women in the tech arena.”

In addition to Kozak, three other female team members from MNJ have been honored on the CRN Women of the Channel award list: Jamie Porter, senior director of marketing; Krista Interrante, partner marketing manager; and Kristy Malatia, senior director of human resources. Together, these influential women bring vast experience, passion and commitment to MNJ and the channel as a whole.

“We are ecstatic to announce this year’s honorees and shine a light on these women for their significant achievements, knowing that what they’ve accomplished has paved the way for continued success within the IT channel,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The channel is stronger because of them, and we look forward to seeing what they do next.”

The 2023 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine, with online coverage starting May 8 at www.CRN.com/WOTC.

About MNJ Technologies

MNJ Technologies serves its midmarket-to-enterprise customers by helping them increase productivity and reduce costs through personalized IT solutions and services. MNJ launched Advanced Technology Services to consult and execute on the customer’s behalf to solve real business problems through technology adoption.

MNJ’s Advanced Technology Services engineering team works closely with customers to deliver cost-effective connectivity, public, hybrid, and private cloud, security, professional services, and technology sourcing. Key customer success team roles include account executives, product and services specialists, solution engineers, sourcing specialists, and project managers.

MNJ serves over 2,800 North American customers and has experienced consistent growth for over 20 years. For more information, visit www.mnjtech.com.



Matt Ogden

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Ogden is MNJ’s Chief Operating Officer. Matt is widely recognized as the voice of the customer. He was, in fact, a customer of MNJ for 14 years. MNJ customers trust Matt for his command of IT and Digital Transformation within the context of optimized business outcomes.

Matt bridges the gap between legacy technology environments and practical future state success. He has a rare ability to meet the customer where they are and build high integrity, cost effective plans to help technology teams function better. He has even been called a CTO/CIO whisperer. His command of best practices comes from his 14+ years of experience as a leader within the Fortune 19 company – Marathon Petroleum Corporation.

Matt is a Management Information Systems (MIS) graduate from Kent State University. Matt is all about family and invests his free time into them while enjoying coaching and Disney World adventures. Matt is also an avid Cleveland Browns fan.