Sophos Global Channel Executive Christopher Doggett Discusses Proven Business Strategies at CompTIA

Sophos Press Release

Participates in Panel, 'Business Strategies and Differentiators, A First Priority' with other Industry Channel Experts


Chris Doggett, Vice President of Global Channels at Sophos

BOSTON - April 6, 2010 - IT security and data protection firm Sophos today announced that Christopher Doggett, vice president of global channels at Sophos is participating in a panel discussion titled, 'Business Strategies and Differentiators, A First Priority' at CompTIA, one of the leading trade association for the IT industry. The panel, moderated by Larry Walsh, vice president and group publisher at Channel Insider, will take place on Thursday, April 8th from 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT during CompTIA's Annual Member Meeting (AMM) at the Swissotel in Chicago, IL.

Doggett is a respected channel executive with a proven track record and has earned numerous accolades for his channel leadership. Under his guidance, Sophos's channel program has attracted some of the best solution providers. One of the hallmarks of Sophos's business model is that every deal involves a partner. This 100% partner go-to-market approach is an integral component of Sophos's strategy and the company's DNA.

Sophos offers a combination of high-growth, predictable profits, and clear, consistent rewards for each and every investment that a partner makes in building a joint business with Sophos. The formula to Sophos's successful Partner Program is its unyielding commitment to product quality, customer satisfaction and world-class support, which has allowed partners to offer their customers the best security solutions in the industry. Additionally, Sophos offers one of the highest levels of deal protection and margin preservation for partner-originated deals, and importantly, partners encounter the lowest level of channel conflict of any vendor in the industry.

Session Title:

Security Session: 'Business Strategies and Differentiators, A First Priority'

Session Description:

Leaders in the security world delve into what it really means to provide security services and how to determine which resellers are qualified to provide them. Our panel of experts will share proven approaches to vertical and niche markets and provide insights on partnering with other organizations to deliver a larger suite of security services.

Session Panelists:

  • Christopher Doggett, Vice President, Global Channels, Sophos
  • Randy Cochran, Vice President, North American Channel Sales, Symantec Corporation
  • Fernando Quintero, Vice President, Channel Operations, McAfee
  • Mark Sollazo, President and CEO, Synercomm
  • Steve Barone, President/CEO, Creative Breakthroughs, Inc.

Learn more about Sophos's Partner Program

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