Meet the United Channels team

United Channels Consulting counts with a diverse multi-cultural team, based in the territories we cover.

João Beato Esteves

João Beato Esteves

Founder & CEO

João has played several C-Level roles in sales and channel development in important software security vendors across EMEA. After detecting an important 'gap' in most of the Vendors' strategy, he has decided to start United Channels to efficiently connect vendors, channels and new territories.

Mohamed Aslam Sharif

Mohamed Aslam Sharif

Business Development Manager - Middle East

Aslam has over 6 years of experience in Business Development role in Middle East and Africa region. Supported many enterprise companies in their IT digital transformation journey. Specialized in building the channels to position the products in the market.

João Arriaga

João Arriaga

Business Development Manager - Portugal & Spain

João has more than 30 years of experience in sales and management of commercial teams in IT. Over the last 25 years, as Commercial Director of a relevant Value Added Distributor, he acquired a deep knowledge of the IT resale channel in Portugal.

António Correia

António Correia

Senior Consultant - LATAM

António Correia is a senior business developer and marketeer with an extensive cross cultural background, including working experiences in Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Europe.

Carlos Gama

Carlos Gama

Senior Consultant - South America

Carlos Gama is a true International business entrepreneur (starting at the age of 20) and served for consultant for many well-known companies in Europe and in South America.

Catarina Esteves

Catarina Esteves

Director of Marketing and Operations

Catarina has over 5 years of experience in relationship management, partnerships and business development in the UK and a passion for Marketing. She is also our in-house copywriter and expert in international communications.

Ishan Shah

Ishan Shah

Business Development Manager - Middle East

Ishan has over 8 years of experience in B2B sales, new client acquisition and relationship management in various sectors including IT & Hospitality industries.

Tarik Kucuk

Tarik Kucuk

Senior Independent Consultant - Turkey

Tarik is a heavily experienced channel veteran for Turkey with over 30 years experience working with IT companies varying from multinational to start ups.

Juan Garrote

Juan Garrote

Senior Consultant - Switzerland & EMEA

Juan started his career at the golden age of software distribution, being the exclusive distributor in Switzerland and other EMEA countries, for most major IT brands.

Fouad Benjoudar

Fouad Benjoudar

Business Developer - France & Africa

Fouad is a skilled professional in Digital Business, covering Europe & North Africa countries in various positions from consultant to C Level Manager. He has a solid track record of helping companies & start-ups setting up profitable digital solutions and helping them expand their business.

Emmanuel Uchenna

Emmanuel Uchenna

Business Development Manager

Emmanuel is a Driven Sales professional with over 7 years of successful sales experience in start-ups and market expansion situations in the Middle East Region.

Grisha Thawani

Grisha Thawani

Business Development Manager - Middle East

Grisha is an articulate, results-oriented Business Development Consultant with exemplary passion for developing relationships, cultivating partnerships and growing businesses.

Assad Haddad

Assad Haddad

Senior Consultant - Benelux

Assad is an Electronics Engineer with an MBA degree from Boston University who had exposure to Multinational business development through Partner channels and customers in domains like Telecommunications Networking, Electronic payment, Cybersecurity, Telemedicine and M&A consultancy.

Justine Cross

Justine Cross

Senior Consultant - EMEA

Justine is a seasoned EMEA channel veteran with over 25 years experience working with start ups. Justine has held Director roles at ShoreTel, Zultys and in recent times Watchful Software.

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