Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances
Hofflander is a digital signage veteran who brings nearly two decades of industry experience to Agosto, as well as a vast network of industry connections. She leads the effort on curating a partner community for Skykit that includes Channel Partners—distributors, resellers, and digital system integrators with vertical expertise with a focus on retail, food service, education, and corporate communications. She also oversees Strategic Alliances providing hardware, software, and services to create holistic solutions.
Known by colleagues for her positive energy and strong strategic vision, Hofflander has served on industry associations and boards including the ICX Association and the Digital Signage Federation. A noted public speaker, she is currently on the Speakers Bureau for ICX Association, and is a regular face at the Digital Signage Expo, participating in Roundtables and leading education sessions. Hofflander has co-hosted the Digital Signage Awards multiple times, and is a published author on digital deployments for industry magazines and blogs.
Prior to joining Agosto, Hofflander was director of vertical business at Samsung Electronics America, where she oversaw the company’s vertical go-to-market strategies for education, retail, healthcare, finance, and transportation. She served as Chief Strategy Officer at The Handa Group, where she drove strategic planning and work plans for digital screen media network deployers/end-users and providers of hardware, software and services. Past experience includes senior-level and executive positions with Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc. (now CRI) and John Ryan Performance.
Linda holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota and has dedicated over a decade of volunteer service to the University’s Alumni Association - first on the Marketing Communication Committee followed by 6 years on the UMAA Board of Directors. In her free time you’ll find Linda refurbishing or reupholstering furniture.