WALTHAM, Mass. – February 26, 2019 – Digital Guardian today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Greg Cobb, Vice President of Global Channels, to its prestigious list of 2019 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 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
“It’s a real honor to be recognized by CRN as one of the industry’s top channel executives,” said Cobb. “At Digital Guardian, we want to empower our partners. Through our e-platform, we’re able roll out global training and certification programs for technical and sales to learn our products on their own time. In 2018, those efforts paid off and Digital Guardian saw a 67% increase in partner certifications.”
Cobb has been instrumental in the success of the Digital Guardian Synergy Partner Program since becoming the organization’s top channel executive in 2018. Leveraging more than 20 years of security sales experience, his successes include architecting the company’s strategy and growth for the Latin America market. Notably, under his leadership, Digital Guardian has streamlined and simplified its price list and business model discounting – giving new channel partners even greater confidence in the company’s go-to market strategy.
“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”
The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2019 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.
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 unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com
About Digital Guardian
Digital Guardian provides the industry’s only data protection platform that is purpose-built to stop data theft from both insiders and external adversaries. The Digital Guardian Data Protection Platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, and cloud applications. It's buttressed by the DG Cloud, a big data security analytics backend that sees and blocks all threats to sensitive information. For more than 15 years, it has enabled data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with a choice of on premises, SaaS or managed service deployment. Digital Guardian’s unique data awareness, combined with threat detection and response, enables organizations to protect data without slowing the pace of their business. To learn more please visit: https://digitalguardian.com/