WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital Guardian, a next generation data protection platform purpose built to stop data theft, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Nick Urrea, Digital Guardian’s Director of Channel Sales and Operations, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.
Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
Urrea was recognized for his commitment to building, managing and growing Digital Guardian’s channel program and team, and for his role in the significant programmatic changes added by the company over the past year. These changes include adding a new tier of reseller partnership and a price protection function, and the roll out of a separate federal channel program to better address the federal market.
“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”
“Digital Guardian has made a significant commitment to the channel and we couldn’t be more pleased that for the second year in a row, Nick was named as a CRN Channel Chief,” said Ken Levine, president and chief executive officer, Digital Guardian. “Nick has been instrumental in ensuring our partners and resellers have the tools necessary to succeed, and that the program and its tiers are efficient while providing pricing protections for the partner community.”
The 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.
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About Digital Guardian
Digital Guardian is a next generation data protection platform designed to stop data theft. The Digital Guardian platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, mobile devices and cloud applications to make it easier to see and stop all threats to sensitive data. For more than 10 years, it has enabled data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with an on premise deployment or an outsourced managed security program (MSP). Digital Guardian’s unique data awareness and transformative endpoint visibility, combined with behavioral threat detection and response, enables you to protect data without slowing the pace of your business. To learn more please visit: https://digitalguardian.com/.
About the Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com