Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Chief Revenue Officer, SonicWall Steve Pataky is a sales and partnering professional with over 25 years of experience architecting and executing global go-to-market strategies for networking and security technologies. He builds large domestic and global sales teams spanning inside, end user and partner sales, while leveraging single and two-tier channel and alliance ecosystems to deliver sustained revenue growth. As a persistent channel advocate, Pataky has built innovative global programs and partner development strategies at scale to generate leverage and partner profitability. Pataky has been recognized with CRN’s prestigious Channel Chiefs award for several years, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs in 2014, 2015 and 2017.
Prior to SonicWall, Steve was Vice President, Worldwide Channels and Alliances for FireEye, an innovator in cyber security. There he built a worldwide partner ecosystem and partner-leveraged sales motions that contributed to FireEye’s explosive growth. Prior to FireEye, Steve held domestic and global channel sales and development roles with NetScreen, Juniper Networks, Vertical Networks and 3Com, where he spent two years in Asia-Pacific managing partner development and operations.