The Category Manager manages a team that focuses on the pre-determined product categories assigned. This role drives profitability and revenue through the integration and development of programs for product and partners within the CDW portfolio. The incumbent evaluates, creates, executes and measures opportunities around the CDW product and partner mix. The Category Manager is responsible for all areas of partner management and partner investment including COOP, VIR and financial programs. This role aligns CDW and assigned partners’ marketing plans, along with owns, manages, and develops all assigned key partner relationships, and works closely with segment and sales leaders to develop customer segment focus strategies.