Vice President of Worldwide Channels Honored as Top IT Channel Leader
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Centrify,
a leading provider of cloud-architected Zero Trust Privilege to secure
modern enterprises, today announced that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company, has named John Andrews, vice president of worldwide
channels, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT
channel leaders included on the annual list continually strive to drive
growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners.
Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated exceptional leadership,
vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief
honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their
professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the
channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and
As vice president of worldwide channels, Andrews helps partners grow
their business with Centrify. In his recently expanded role, he is
rebuilding Centrify’s channel with a focus on simplification, including
an easier-to-use partner portal, a revised partner program, lead
sharing, enhanced capabilities around pricing and quoting, and more.
Andrews delivers unique and in-depth insights into the cultural and
business customs across the globe to cultivate opportunities within each
sector. With residences in both the UK and the US, his global leadership
enables partners around the world to be more successful in the highly
competitive cybersecurity space.
“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
“Centrify is redefining legacy PAM with Zero Trust Privilege, and that
requires having a well-informed and savvy channel that can communicate
our vision and the benefits of our cloud-ready solutions to the market,”
said Andrews. “I am honored to be named a 2019 CRN Channel Chief, and I
will continue to make Centrify easier to do business with, empowering a
channel ecosystem that helps customers secure an expanded threatscape in
the face of more sophisticated attacks that abuse privileged
Andrews previously served as Centrify’s EMEA channel leader for two
years. He has more than 20 years of experience in network
infrastructure, security, consulting, channel development, account
management, and marketing throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa,
and APAC. Prior to Centrify, he held strategic roles at BeyondTrust,
Arrow ECS, F5, and more.
The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential
Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs
and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.
For more information about Centrify Zero Trust Privilege, visit www.centrify.com.
Centrify is redefining the legacy approach to Privileged Access
Management by delivering cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure
modern enterprise use cases. Centrify Zero Trust Privilege helps
customers grant least privilege access based on verifying who is
requesting access, the context of the request, and the risk of the
access environment. By implementing least privilege access, Centrify
minimizes the attack surface; improves audit and compliance visibility;
and reduces risk, complexity, and costs for the modern, hybrid
enterprise. Over half of the Fortune 100, the world’s largest financial
institutions, intelligence agencies, and critical infrastructure
companies, all trust Centrify to stop the leading cause of breaches –
privileged credential abuse.
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their respective owners.
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