Digital Guardian’s John Quinn Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief

Digital Guardian today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named John Quinn, VP of North American Channels to its prestigious list of 2018 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 partners.

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 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

“I’m thrilled to be honored among the industry’s top channel executives. As every channel leader knows, partners are the lifeblood of any successful sales organization. And Digital Guardian is no different,” said Quinn. “Last year we introduced new global channel program elements designed to fuel partner business success. We will continue to invest in our channel ecosystem and arm partners with the tools and resources necessary to deliver strategic data protection services and solutions to their customers.”

Quinn’s experience driving high-performance partner programs contributed to the successful launch of the new Digital Guardian Synergy Partner Program. Among its many enhancements, the new program includes a state-of-the-art Partner Relationship Management (PRM) technology to automate all aspects of the partner program, including deal registration, Market Development Fund (MDF) and marketing programs, online enablement and collateral as well as business planning.

“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”

The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2018 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 threat aware data protection platform that is purpose built to stop data theft from both insider threats and external adversaries. The Digital Guardian platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, mobile devices and cloud applications and is buttressed by a big data security analytics cloud service, to make it easier to see and block all threats to sensitive information. For almost 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 behavioral threat detection and response, enables you to protect data without slowing the pace of your business. To learn more please visit: