Five Sophos Executives Named 2021 CRN Channel Chiefs

Sophos Press Release

Senior Vice President Kendra Krause Further Honored on CRN’s Exclusive List of 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs

BURLINGTON, Mass. – Feb. 8, 2021 –  Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named five Sophos executives to its esteemed list of 2021 Channel Chiefs. The Sophos executives are once again recognized as Channel Chiefs for their channel leadership and dedication, industry prestige and exceptional accomplishments as channel advocates.

Sophos executives recognized on the list, which is comprised of IT channel vendor executives who have influenced the channel with cutting-edge strategies, programs and partnerships, include:

  • Kendra Krause, senior vice president of global channels and sales operations
  • Erin Malone, senior vice president of Americas sales
  • Scott Barlow, vice president of global MSP
  • Oscar Chavez-Arrieta, vice president of Latin America
  • Allison Clarke, senior director of global channel programs

“Cybercriminals are sharpening their skills and raising the stakes – increasing their ransom demands and now engaging in secondary extortion, as evidenced in the Sophos 2021 Threat Report. The IT channel is at a critical inflection point with cybersecurity front and center,” said Krause. “Sophos is committed to protecting channel partners and the end users that they serve from these advanced and potentially business-crippling threats. Sophos solutions and services are industry best, and the growth opportunities for partners are limitless. Our first-class team will stop at nothing to ensure their security and success.”

Krause is also honored on CRN’s list of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2021 for the fifth consecutive year. This exclusive list recognizes individuals who stand at the very top of this elite group and whose leadership will greatly impact the future IT community, driving growth and innovation.

Sophos’ innovative, next-generation solutions and services are available exclusively to the IT channel through the award-winning Sophos Partner Program. Sophos Rapid Response is the program’s newest offering, providing partners an industry-first, fixed-fee remote incident response service to identify and neutralize active cybersecurity attacks. The unique offering is part of Sophos Managed Threat Response, which further provides fully-managed threat hunting, detection and response combining Sophos’ consistently top-rated endpoint protection and intelligent EDR with a world-class team of experts to neutralize the most sophisticated and complex threats.

“CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list includes the industry’s biggest channel evangelists, a group of individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of their partners and drive growth through the development of strong partner programs and innovative business strategies that help bring business-critical solutions to market,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Channel Company is proud to recognize these channel influencers and looks forward to following their continued success.”

CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs and in the February 2021 issue of CRN Magazine.

À propos de Sophos

En tant que leader mondial en solution de cybersécurité Next-Gen, Sophos protège plus de 500 000 entreprises et des millions d’utilisateurs dans plus de 150 pays, contre les cybermenaces actuelles les plus avancées. Alimenté par les renseignements sur les menaces, l’IA et l’apprentissage automatique des SophosLabs et SophosAI, Sophos propose un large portefeuille de produits et services innovants afin de garantir la sécurité des utilisateurs, des réseaux et des terminaux contre les ransomwares, les malwares, les exploits, le phishing et de nombreuses autres cyberattaques. Sophos fournit une console d’administration unique, intégrée et basée dans le cloud, Sophos Central, qui offre un écosystème de cybersécurité adaptatif comprenant un datalake centralisé qui exploite un vaste ensemble d’API ouvertes à destination des clients, des partenaires, des développeurs et des autres fournisseurs de cybersécurité. Sophos commercialise ses produits et services exclusivement par l’intermédiaire d’un réseau mondial de partenaires et de fournisseurs de services gérés (MSP : Managed Service Provider). Le siège de l’entreprise est basé à Oxford, au Royaume-Uni. Plus d’informations sont disponibles sur sophos.fr.