Digital Guardian’s Greg Cobb Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chief

Vice President of Global Channels Honored for Opening Door to
Latin American Market

today announced that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company
, has named Greg Cobb, Vice President of Global
Channels, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The executives
on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at
driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the
basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry,
dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving
future growth and innovation. Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has
demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by
consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel
partner programs.

It’s a real honor to be recognized by CRN as one of the industry’s top
channel executives,” said Cobb. “At Digital Guardian, we want to empower
our partners. Through our e-platform, we’re able roll out global
training and certification programs for technical and sales to learn our
products on their own time. In 2018, those efforts paid off and Digital
Guardian saw a 67% increase in partner certifications.”

Cobb has been instrumental in the success of the Digital
Guardian Synergy Partner Program
since becoming the organization’s
top channel executive in 2018. Leveraging more than 20 years of security
sales experience, his successes include architecting the company’s
strategy and growth for the Latin America market. Notably, under his
leadership, Digital Guardian has streamlined and simplified its price
list and business model discounting – giving new channel partners even
greater confidence in the company’s go-to market strategy.

The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special
recognition for their contribution and support in the development of
robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant
influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley,
CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable
record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2019 issue
of CRN and online at

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables
breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging
events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing
services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower
technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more
than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep
knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving
challenges in the technology marketplace.

About Digital Guardian
Digital Guardian provides the
industry’s only data protection platform that is purpose-built to stop
data theft from both insiders and external adversaries. The Digital
Guardian Data Protection Platform performs across the corporate network,
traditional endpoints, and cloud applications. It’s buttressed by the DG
Cloud, a big data security analytics backend that sees and blocks all
threats to sensitive information. For more than 15 years, it has enabled
data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with a
choice of on premises, SaaS or managed service deployment. Digital
Guardian’s unique data awareness, combined with threat detection and
response, enables organizations to protect data without slowing the pace
of their business. To learn more please visit:


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