CRN Highlights the Rising Stars of the IT Channel

Jersey City, NJ, Dec. 9, 2020IT By Design (ITBD), a market leader for providing engineering talent to IT service providers, is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Javid Khan, CTO for ITBD, as one of its Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders for 2020. This list recognizes exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions in driving growth and strategic direction over the last year to the channel companies they work for, including integrators, VARs, MSPs, and other solution provider organizations.

The inaugural Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders list includes rising star executives, directors, and managers, 40 years of age or younger, who are poised to be tomorrow’s channel leaders.

“CRN’s Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders list honors IT channel up-and-comers who are blazing a path forward to the next era of the IT channel,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We congratulate the individuals on this year’s list for bringing fresh ideas and new ways of delivering success that are setting the pace for the rest of the channel.”

As CTO for ITBD, Khan leads a team of 200-plus service experts, creating the policies, documentation, workflow, and training needed to ensure ITBD’s customer expectations are surpassed and to hold a global services organization accountable for seamless technology support.

“We are incredibly lucky to have Javid as part of our leadership team,” said Sunny Kaila, CEO of IT By Design. “He brings a strategic mindset to our company, as well as a focus on community building, innovation, and a thoughtful approach to problem-solving that makes his contributions and leadership exceptionally important to our business success.”

Khan joined IT By Design almost 13 years ago and has worked his way through several roles, learning along the way. He’s developed a deep expertise in services delivery alongside technology savviness when it comes to keeping a global business operating smoothly, with collaboration and security held to the highest standard.

The Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders list will be featured in the December issue of CRN Magazine and can be found online at

About IT By Design

With more than two decades of experience as a technology services provider—first as an MSP, and then for MSPs—IT by Design (ITBD) continuously helps clients navigate the transforming technical landscape. As the authority on MSP-trained technical talent, we understand the challenges our customers face when looking for great team members. We bridge that gap through a variety of solutions: dedicated staffing, 24×7/365 NOC services, helpdesk solutions, RMM virtual admin, vCIO consulting, managed security, and professional services. We guarantee accountability, reliability, and integrity. Headquartered in New Jersey, ITBD also has two facilities in India. Learn more about how we can help your MSP scale successfully at

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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