TAMPA, Fla – February 6, 2023 — Deepwatch, the leader in advanced managed detection and response (MDR) security, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lori Cornmesser, Senior Vice President of Global Channel Sales and Alliances at Deepwatch, to its distinguished list of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, an award bestowed upon an elite subset of the prestigious 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs list. Every year, this accolade celebrates the IT vendor executives who work tirelessly to deliver innovative channel partner programs and strategies while strengthening their companies’ commitment to partners.
With decades of commercial leadership experience, Lori drives Deepwatch’s channel strategy and is responsible for expanding the partner ecosystem. With Deepwatch’s “partner first” approach, Lori plays a key role in achieving the company’s mission and growth goals. Under Lori’s leadership, the company has seen increased deal registration and partner margin, acquiring new end-customers for Deepwatch. Additionally, the company recently launched new co-marketing and BDR campaigns, grew technical training, and upgraded the Partner Portal. Over the past year, Deepwatch has achieved significant milestones, including more than 100 percent year-over-year sales growth and was also named to the 2022 Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers.
Lori is recognized as an industry leader with distinctions such as CRN’s Top 25 Channel Sales Leadership of 2022, Top 100 Executives, Women of the Channel Power 100, Channel Chiefs, and 50 Most Influential, as well as Tech Inclusion Conference’s Top 100 Diverse Leader and Global Touch’s IT Wondrous Women.
“Our partners are critical to our growth. We remain committed to offering the best partner program in the industry, continuously collaborating with partners on winning marketing and sales strategies while also providing technical support, training, and advanced certifications,” said Carl Helle, Chief Revenue Officer at Deepwatch. “Lori has been instrumental in our continued success, which she leads with her channel philosophy that our partners are trusted allies. Together, we are solving real customer problems.”
CRN’s 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2023 have helped their solution provider partners and customers navigate an increasingly complex landscape of interconnected challenges and shifting industry dynamics. With their innovative strategies, programs, and partnerships in place, the solution provider community continues to thrive.
The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the editorial staff based on their record of business innovation and dedication to the partner community. This year’s list represents the top IT executives responsible for building a robust channel ecosystem.
“Once again, this year’s list gives well-deserved recognition to the IT Channel Chiefs who are dedicated to driving the channel agenda and advocating for the development of strong channel partnerships,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Under their exceptional leadership, influence, and innovation, the IT channel vendor community continues to deliver solutions and services that meet the rapidly evolving needs of their solution provider partners and their customers.”
CRN’s 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2023 list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
Deepwatch is the leader in managed security services, protecting organizations from ever-increasing cyber threats 24/7/365. Powered by Deepwatch’s cloud security platform, Deepwatch provides the industry’s fastest, most comprehensive detection and automated response to cyber threats together with tailored guidance from dedicated experts to mitigate risk and measurably improve security posture. The world’s leading companies, from the Fortune 100 to mid-sized enterprises, trust Deepwatch to protect their business. Visit deepwatch.com to learn more.
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