Nick Urrea, Director of Channel Sales and Operations of Digital Guardian, Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief

WALTHAM, MASS., Monday, February 22, 2016

Waltham, Mass. - February 22, 2016 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, Director of Channel Sales and Operations, to its 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 future 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.

Urrea has served as Digital Guardian’s Director of Channel Sales & Operations since 2014 and is responsible for building, managing and growing the cybersecurity company’s global channel program and team. Nick was an instrumental leader in developing the DG Synergy channel program, launched in November 2015, which enables partners to track their opportunities in lockstep with Digital Guardian and collaborate to close sales. He also helped to develop a partner portal that provides resellers with comprehensive resources that assist in the identification and development of sales opportunities.

"We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing 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 of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”

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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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 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

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Contact Info

Gregory Funaro
Digital Guardian
781.902.5649
gfunaro@digitalguardian.com