Intelisys’ Raymond Nelson Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Nelson Joins Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs and Tech Executives
Petaluma, CA (December 12, 2017) – Intelisys, Inc., a ScanSource company and the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor, has announced that its Director of Solutions Engineering, Raymond Nelson, has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.
Nelson joins other hand-selected Forbes Technology Council members to become part of a curated network of successful peers and obtain access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including publishing opportunities for thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics on
Intelisys provides its Sales Partners with an extensive array of sales enablement tools and marketing support resources. Extending the Intelisys brand beyond the channel and delivering true thought leadership to CIOs and CEOs who make technology purchasing decisions supports Intelisys Sales Partner agents and VARs as they build their points of difference in their individual markets. As the channels converge and businesses of all sizes seek trusted advisors, Nelson’s affiliation with the Forbes Technology Council will reinforce the position of Intelisys Sales Partners as they communicate with customers and prospects.
“It’s a privilege to be selected for the Forbes Technology Council, and I look forward to contributing content to the Forbes Council community and that inspires and enables strategic technology decision making,” said Raymond Nelson. “Intelisys has built a strong brand in the channel, and I’m excited to be part of extending that brand in ways that strengthen and enhance our Sales Partners’ positions in their markets.”
Forbes Councils combine an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes.
Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Raymond Nelson into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”
About Forbes Councils
Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit
About Intelisys
Intelisys, a ScanSource company, is the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor of business communications services, including voice, data, access, cable, collaboration, wireless and cloud. Intelisys is dedicated to one thing – serving the needs and accelerating the success of the industry’s top producing telecom sales agents, IT Solution Providers, VARs, MSPs and integrators, as they leverage the power of recurring revenue in their businesses.
Today Intelisys is leading the way as its Sales Partners make the pivot and experience the shift away from traditional telco services into a new era of cloud-based solutions. Under contract with more than 130 of the world’s leading telecom carriers, cloud services providers and technology partners, Intelisys delivers the services end users demand exclusively through a network of Sales Partners, supporting those Sales Partners via the most exceptional back office support team ever assembled in the channel. To learn more, visit or talk to Intelisys at 800-615-8330.
Intelisys was acquired by ScanSource, a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, in August of 2016.
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