• Channel Chiefs recognition is given exclusively to the foremost channel executives who consistently design, promote, and execute effective partner programs and strategies
  • BeyondTrust named “Technology Alliance Partner of the Year” by Ping Identity and “Emerging Vendor of the Year” by distributor Ingram Micro


Atlanta, GA – February 5, 2024 – BeyondTrust, the worldwide leader in identity and access security, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Rob Spee, SVP of Global Partner Ecosystems to the prestigious 2024 CRN Channel Chiefs list. This list recognizes the IT vendor and distribution executives who are driving strategy and setting the channel agenda for their companies.

The Channel Chiefs list, released annually by CRN, showcases the top leaders throughout the IT channel ecosystem who work tirelessly to ensure mutual success with their partners and customers.

“We’re proud of the continued success our channel team has achieved, and are excited for the future under Rob’s leadership,” said Brent Thurrell, Chief Revenue Officer at BeyondTrust. “As we continuously enhance our partner ecosystem, our primary goal is to deliver outstanding value and an exceptional experience for our partners and, most importantly, our shared customers navigating BeyondTrust's offerings. We're honored that CRN has recognized Rob's dedication to ensuring our customers receive the best possible service.”

“These channel evangelists are dedicated to supporting solution providers and achieving growth by implementing robust partner programs and unique business strategies,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, US Content, and Executive Editor, CRN, at The Channel Company. “Their efforts are instrumental in helping partners bring essential solutions to market. The Channel Company is pleased to acknowledge these prominent channel leaders and looks forward to chronicling their achievements throughout the year.”

CRN’s 2024 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2024 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.


Additional Awards

BeyondTrust’s channel team was also recognized by partner Ping Identity as a “Technology Alliance Partner of the Year” for 2023. BeyondTrust and Ping Identity combine to provide privileged identity security, integrated multi-factor authentication and single-sign on for shared customers.

Distributor Ingram Micro also named BeyondTrust an “Emerging Vendor of the Year.” The “Emerging Vendor of the Year” awards honor the growing success of partner-led technology vendors where BeyondTrust was recognized as a Networking & Security Category winner.


About BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust is the worldwide leader in intelligent identity and access security, enabling organizations to protect identities, stop threats, and deliver dynamic access. We offer the only platform with both intelligent identity threat detection and a privilege control plane that delivers zero-trust based least privilege to shrink your attack surface and eliminate security blind spots.

BeyondTrust protects identities, access, and endpoints across your organization, while creating a superior customer experience and operational efficiencies. We are leading the charge in innovating identity-first security and are trusted by 20,000 customers, including 75 of the Fortune 100, plus a global ecosystem of partners. Learn more at www.beyondtrust.com.

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For BeyondTrust:

Mike Bradshaw
Connect Marketing for BeyondTrust
P: (801) 373-7888
E: mikeb@connectmarketing.com

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