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Olympians of the Channel — the Partner Summit theme — aligns with Derek Parra, Olympic Gold Medalist to Speak at the 2022 Partner Summit 

Sandy, UT — June 21, 2022— Telarus, the #1 Technology Solutions Brokerage of Cloud, Unified Communications, Contact Center, Network Services, Security, and Mobility and IoT, has announced its closing speaker at this year’s upcoming Partner Summit event. Derek Parra will be joining partners and suppliers in Salt Lake City.  

The eleventh annual Telarus Partner Summit, taking place at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City from August 2-5, 2022, will have the theme Olympians of the Channel  

We will have our Olympic Celebration Welcome Party to celebrate our theme and the Olympians. We want to celebrate our attendees and the Olympians that are joining us. We encourage all to attend this fantastic opening event.  

Derek is the first Mexican-American in history to win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. Since his win, he has been widely recognized by the Latino community and was named one of Hispanic Business Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the United States. He started as an inline speed skater and then switched to speed skating. On roller skates, he was a two-time World Champion and won three US Championships. As a speed skater, he has two silver medals from World Championships, a silver in the 1,500 at the Single Distance Championships in 2001, and the silver in the 1,500 at the 2002 World Allrounds.    

Since retiring from competition in 2006, Derek has remained active in the sport as a coach and administrator. Derek is an extremely experienced and sought-after motivational speaker, having shared his story, Reflections In The Ice, for numerous Fortune 500 clients.   

To join us for Partner Summit 2022, please register now. 

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About Telarus 

Telarus is the largest technology solutions brokerage in the United States, Canada, EMEA, Australia, and New Zealand. We have created the most efficient yet friendly community where our agent-partners source technology solutions through our robust portfolio of 290 leading service providers. To accelerate our agent-partner’s growth, we have created industry-leading apps, tools, and have experts that specialize in the development of technology solutions for Cloud, Cybersecurity, SD-WAN, ILEC, and UCXE. Coupled with our industry-recognized Sales Engineering team, Telarus also provides Account Management, Commissions, Marketing, and Specialty teams services. Our primary goal is unchanged since 2002; we accelerate our partner’s growth at scale in the most efficient manner possible. To learn more about Telarus and our award-winning services, please visit, or follow us on LinkedIn.