Craig DeWolf

Craig DeWolf, Perks WW VP, Marketing Enablement, has over 30 years of channel program and trade marketing experience spanning a variety of industries and distribution models including technology and consumer product companies. As Vice President, Marketing Enablement he provides a unique multi-industry perspective gleaned from a background working across agency, supplier, and vendor/manufacturer roles. Craig has engaged with key business partners and worked with a variety of clients on both channel and trade strategies and programs, including: AT&T, Apple, Avaya, Bridgestone Goodrich, Canon USA, Hewlett-Packard, Kraft, Oracle, Panasonic, Timex and Xerox. Immediately before joining Perks Worldwide, Craig held senior roles at Hawk Incentives, Hawkeye Channel, and CCI—a work history that shows his deep understanding of the channel space.

  • Identifying MDF Payments as Opex or Contra

    Identifying MDF Payments as Opex or Contra

    Clear up the confusion about whether to classify a market development fund (MDF) payment as contra revenue (Contra) or operational expense (Opex).

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  • Four Tips for Moving to an Automated MDF System

    Four Tips for Moving to an Automated MDF System

    Moving from an in-house to an automated system for managing market development funds? Watch this video to learn the benefits of outsourcing MDF management and key considerations for selecting a soluti

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  • Top Tips to Turn MDF into a Competitive Advantage

    Top Tips to Turn MDF into a Competitive Advantage

    Learn five best practices that will move your MDF/Co-Op program from cost of doing business to competitive advantage.

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  • Is your MDF program controlled by sales or marketing?

    Is your MDF program controlled by sales or marketing?

    Gaining a clear view into MDF ROI starts by deciding which department will control the program – sales or marketing.

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  • A Starter's Guide to Finding an MDF/Co-Op Solution Provider

    A Starter's Guide to Finding an MDF/Co-Op Solution Provider

    Whether you are seeking a self-service or managed-service solution, SaaS or custom-built platform, there are variables common to all promotional allowance programs that will define your requirements.

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  • Stop the Pain of Tracking Channel Marketing Allowance ROI

    Stop the Pain of Tracking Channel Marketing Allowance ROI

    Learn five steps you can take to reduce the pain of tracking your channel partners’ Co-Op/MDF allowance to a return.

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  • Anti-Bribery and MDF: Often Overlooked, Often Prosecuted

    Anti-Bribery and MDF: Often Overlooked, Often Prosecuted

    Your MDF program might be at risk for violating the Foreign Corrupt Protection Act without you even knowing it. Check out these twelve guidelines to prevent MDF fund corruption.

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  • Fall in Love with your Market Development Funds All Over Again

    Fall in Love with your Market Development Funds All Over Again

    Welcome to the wonderful world of effective market development funds program design. Read our blog to discover the many ways you can leverage MDF/Co-Op programs.

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  • MDF Program Strategy Blueprint

    MDF Program Strategy Blueprint

    This infographic outlines ten strategies you can use to create a modern MDF/Co-Op program guaranteed to improve your channel engagement and partner relations.

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  • Co-Op Versus MDF Funding Models

    Co-Op Versus MDF Funding Models

    Co-Op versus MDF. Are you trying to decide how to structure your promotional allowance program funding? This brief compares the advantages and disadvantages of the two.

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  • Promotional Allowance Program Regulations

    Promotional Allowance Program Regulations

    Understanding the Robinson-Patman and Sarbanes-Oxley acts helps channel marketers design promotional allowance programs that legal teams and finance departments will love.

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