Vince Menzione is an award-winning business leader who has delivered and advanced four successful business transformations by embracing disruptive technology and building successful partnerships to transform business. Vince has distilled 30 years of experience to a set of proven principles and founded Ultimate Partnerships to guide technology organizations toward maximizing their business results by applying these proven principles and a framework to Get Partnerships Right, Optimize for Success, and Deliver Results. Vince also hosts a successful podcast, Ultimate Guide to Partnering, where he spotlights leadership and partnership principles to help technology organizations thrive during this time of transformation. More about his journey - A career and personal life deeply rooted in transformation and overcoming adversity. What started as a personal transformation to shed 65 lbs, shaped an approach to business transformation. In most cases, the business transformation involved building a partner business as a growth or transformation engine. - Executive Leadership Roles focused on exponentially growing sales, first at a startup, then at a turnaround where a partner strategy was key to propelling sales and valuation. - Nine years as Microsoft's General Manager for US Public Sector Partner Strategy and Sales where he pivoted this $4.6B partner business to drive the transformation to the cloud. - Global Partner Leadership for a publicly-traded Microsoft partner, where he implemented a partner strategy to achieve "top ISV" status across multiple business segments and get its channel and technology programs back on track. - Education that includes a BS in Business Administration from Seton Hall University and certificates in Leadership and Management from Arizona State University and the University of Delaware.