12 Sophos Executives Named 2021 CRN Women of the Channel

Sophos Press Release

Three Executives Further Honored on CRN’s Power 100 Elite List of Distinguished Leaders

BURLINGTON, Mass. – May 10, 2021 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named 12 Sophos executives to its esteemed 2021 Women of the Channel list. For the fifth consecutive year, Sophos has the most women from any dedicated IT security company honored on the list for their unique strengths, vision and achievements.  

This year’s list recognizes exceptional women for their channel contributions and ongoing support to help partners and customers through uncertainties brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Sophos executives on the list include:

  • Kendra Krause, senior vice president of global channels and sales operations
  • Erin Malone, senior vice president of Americas sales
  • Justine Lewis, vice president of worldwide regional and channel marketing
  • Caralyn Stern, vice president of global channel and Americas marketing
  • Regina Vignone, vice president of channel sales, East
  • Allison Clarke, senior director of global channel strategy and programs
  • Nicki Dewhurst, senior marketing director, Asia Pacific and Japan
  • Andrea Carter, regional marketing director, NEMEA and WE
  • Daniela Stolz, regional marketing director, DACH
  • Maria Ardila, LATAM channel director
  • Christina Nairn, senior manager of Americas channel marketing
  • Tara Bresnahan, senior manager of Americas channel marketing

Krause, Malone and Stern are further honored on CRN’s 2021 Power 100 elite list of distinguished leaders. They’re recognized for going above and beyond and inspiring others through their leadership and unwavering commitment to the success of partners, customers and the entire IT channel.

“Today’s organizations are facing sophisticated attacks from every direction, and ransomware costs have grown exponentially over the past year,” said Krause. “Sophos’ fearless leaders are passionate about fighting cybercrime and stemming the tide of ransomware, and we’re committed to ensuring the success of our partners – and most importantly, the security of their customers. We’re proud to support our trusted channel partners who are on the frontlines in protecting customers against these increasingly costly threats with the industry’s best next-generation cybersecurity solutions and services.”

These are the latest in a series of channel accolades. Already this year, five Sophos executives – including Krause, Malone and Clarke – were named 2021 CRN Channel Chiefs, and Vice President of Global MSP and Cloud Alliances Scott Barlow was named a Channel Partners and Channel Futures 2021 Channel Influencer. Sophos also earned a 5-star rating in CRN’s 2021 Partner Program Guide, and tops CRN’s 2021 lists of coolest endpoint and managed security, cloud security, and mobile security companies.

“CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work and leadership accelerate channel growth,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their many accomplishments and look forward to their continued contributions to the IT channel.”

The 2021 Women of the Channel and Power 100 lists are available online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.

关于 Sophos

Sophos 是全球下一代网络安全领导者,保护 150 多个国家 500,000 多家企业和数以百万的消费者抵御当前最高级的网络威胁。在 SophosLabs 和 SophosAI 的威胁情报、AI 及机器学习的大力支持下,Sophos 提供多种先进产品和服务,保护用户、网络和端点防范勒索软件、恶意软件、漏洞攻击、网络钓鱼以及各种其他网络攻击。Sophos 提供单个集成云管理控制台 Sophos Central,作为自适应网络安全生态体系的核心,具有中央数据湖,为客户、合作伙伴、开发人员和其他网络安全供应商提供丰富的开放 API。Sophos 通过世界给的的经销商合作伙伴和托管服务提供商 (MSP) 销售产品和服务。Sophos 总部位于英国牛津。如欲了解更多信息,请访问 www.sophos.com