SonicWall Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) Jason Carter and Vice President Americas Channel Sales Matt Brennan have been named to CRN’s 2023 Channel Chiefs list. Every year, CRN honors the IT channel executives who drive the channel success and evangelize the importance of channel partnerships within the IT industry.
“As we monitor and adjust to the economy and business dynamics, we recognize that we must consider those impacts on our partners, and how we can collectively address them together,” said SonicWall President and CEO Bob VanKirk. “To counter challenges with the economy, we’ve rolled out programs to our partners which deliver key cost-savings based upon our industry leading TCO. SonicWall is proud to be a 100% channel company and we’re grateful to CRN for recognizing our executive sales team, who tirelessly work to ensure our partners are successful today and into the future.”
The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the editorial staff based on their record of business innovation and dedication to the partner community. The 2023 accolade 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.”
As CRO for SonicWall, Jason Carter is responsible for driving top-line sales across SonicWall’s global distribution network and oversees the teams, strategy and execution related to SonicWall’s global partner success.
Brennan drives the development of SonicWall’s NOAM channel efforts. He leads the implementation of the company’s modern channel strategy to build a sustainable competitive advantage for SonicWall’s partners.
CRN’s 2023 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.