San Mateo, Calif. – February 22, 2016 – AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that Mike LaPeters, its Vice President of North American Channel Sales, was named to CRN’s prestigious list of 2016 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 growth and innovation. Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
"We are pleased to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, outstanding executives who cultivate exemplary partner programs and execute cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators in the IT channel. We applaud their incredible efforts and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”
Mike LaPeters joined AlienVault in December 2015 with over 17 years of experience developing and driving the growth of sales and channel teams at security, storage and infrastructure software companies. LaPeters is leading AlienVault’s North American channel initiatives and driving the expansion of its channel ecosystem, both VARs / VADs and MSSP partners.
“I am truly honored to have been named a Channel Chief by CRN this year” remarked LaPeters. “With its all-in-one approach to security and ease of deployment, AlienVault’s USM platform provides a great value proposition for our channel and MSSP partners, and we are committed to providing the support that our partners need to incorporate our products into their offerings. Our MSSP and channel teams saw strong growth in 2015, and we are very well placed to accelerate this growth in 2016 by developing and expanding our partner relationships.”
The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.
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