Laura Blackmer, President of Dealer Sales at Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc., is responsible for the sales and management of its extensive dealer network that represents and sells award-winning products and managed IT Services. Blackmer’s extensive experience includes 19 years in management and executive positions with Hewlett Packard Company, Intermec Corporation and Sharp. In December 2017, Blackmer joined the executive team at Konica Minolta. Blackmer has been awarded "Best Female Executive" six consecutive years at the Frank Awards, The Cannata Report's annual awards which highlight excellence in business technology. She has ranked on Tiger Paw Software’s Top 100 Influencers in the managed print industry list two years in a row. She has also been named to CRN’s prestigious Women of the Channel list five times and is a three-time Channel Chief. Blackmer is also a member of CRN’s Women of the Channel Senior Leadership Forum and the Colorado State University Business Leadership Council.