Influencer and Partnering Expert

Theresa Caragol is the founder and CEO of AchieveUnite Inc., a partner performance company that offers proven Consulting services and Education programs that deliver business transformational services. With Theresa’s leadership, AchieveUnite offers partner and channel development, go-to-market strategy, channel integration, and executive education forums.

Ms. Caragol is a sought-after influencer with more than 20 years experience in building and managing multi-million-dollar indirect channel teams and strategic alliance programs from inception to sales success. She co-founded an industry Channel Think Tank designed to influence and support the industry’s digital transformation, numerous advisory boards, and was one of 15 women selected for the First Leadership Foundry in Washington, DC – an organization dedicated to mentoring and recruiting women for positions on corporate boards.

Ms. Caragol has received numerous IT industry channel accolades including the Informa Top Industry Influencer (2017) and CRN’s Top 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs (2014). Theresa Caragol is also a sought-after speaker, trainer, and facilitator, and was recently featured in the new book, How To Be A Woman In Technology (While Focusing On What Matters Most).

Prior to founding AchieveUnite Inc, Theresa held senior executive roles at Extreme Networks, Ciena and Nortel. She holds a Bachelors from Virginia Tech, and MBA from University of Wisconsin, and an Executive Masters in Leadership Georgetown University Business School.

Theresa regularly speaks, writes and blogs on a variety of topics in notable publications such as, and for some of today’s most recognized technology companies.

You can follow Theresa on Twitter at @theresacaragol or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Empowering Women In Business

Theresa Caragol is a vocal advocate and well-known speaker on empowering women in business and the channel. She has been a chair of the Baptie Women’s Leadership Council for 9 years, and the Inclusion and Diversity in the Channel Advisory Board. At her company, AchieveUnite, Theresa leads the industry by offering women-only and gender-equality programs including the AchieveUnite ACE: Leadership by Influence, and ‘Getting Your Voice Heard’ webinars.

Theresa is a passionate advocate for women in business and has served as a mentor for women in various career stages, helping them to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Theresa believes that through advisory work, corporate board service, speaking, hosting women’s forums and individual coaching sessions there is a great opportunity to learn, share and work together to champion women in business.

Areas of Expertise

  • Executive Leadership and Organizational Success, including Executive Learning Forums
  • Authentic Leadership
  • Partner Lifetime Value® (PLTV)
  • Partnering Performance
  • Channel Transformation
  • M&A Channel Integration
  • Channel and Organizational Growth Strategies
  • Empowering Women in Business (link to this page)
  • Diversity and Inclusion for Workplace Success

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