The ChannelChangers award recognizes future leaders in the IT industry, and is tied into our Future Leaders Community. The award goes to young professionals who are making their mark within a CompTIA member company, have shown success or originality as an entrepreneur, or have made an industry impact in some other demonstrable way are encouraged to apply.

Three ChannelChangers will receive complimentary registration, airfare and hotel accommodations (four nights) to ChannelCon 2015, courtesy of CompTIA. All submissions must be completed by Monday, June 22. Honorees will be notified on Monday, July 6th.

Meet the Class of 2014


Nominations are open for the ChannelChangers Class of 2015, who will be recognized at ChannelCon in Chicago, Illinois. Nominees must be 23-29 years old as of August 2015, employed by a CompTIA member company, and have worked in the IT industry for at least two years. Nominations by a colleague are also accepted and a separate form can be found below. An industry selection committee will review submissions and name the honorees.

  • To nominate yourself as a ChannelChanger, click here.
  • To nominate an employee or colleague as a ChannelChanger, click here. Once we have reviewed your submission and the nominee's qualifications, we will reach out to them individually to share your information and encourage them to complete the full application.

If you have any questions regarding this program, contact Kelly Ricker at