Fierce rivalries are raging in the Software region, where Microsoft's Gavriella Schuster is ahead of Red Hat's Mark Enzweiler 55 percent to 45 percent.
Kendra Krause of Sophos is bringing the heat against Splunk's Brooke Cunningham, 60 percent to 40 percent.
Salesforce's Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh is going strong against SonicWall's Steve Pataky 58 percent to 42 percent.
And Fortinet's Joe Sykora is leading Oracle's Bill Swales 56 percent to 44 percent.
So that's where things sit four days into Channel Madness. Voting in Round 1 remains open until noon ET on Wednesday, March 22. Visit crn.com/madness to cast your votes and choose your chief!