FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company,
announced today that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company, has named FireEye employees Karen Kukoda, Kristi
Houssiere and Kimberly Jaecksch to its prestigious 2019 Women of the
Channel list. The leaders on this annual listing are from all areas of
the IT channel ecosystem; representing technology suppliers,
distributors, solution providers, and other IT organizations. Each is
recognized for their contributions to channel advocacy, channel growth
and visionary leadership.
CRN editors chose the list from a multitude of channel leadership
applicants and selected the final honorees based on their professional
accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, and ongoing dedication to the
Karen Kukoda is Senior Director of Cyber Risk Partners at FireEye. She
is responsible for driving the channel agenda for the company in the
risk management, legal, and insurance marketplaces. After being named on
the Women of the Channel list in previous years, Kukoda was again
selected in 2019 for the work she has done to develop partnerships in
these marketplaces. She has managed them from inception and consequently
created opportunities for FireEye sales teams and their partners.
Kristi Houssiere is Senior Director of National Sales at FireEye. She
has been included on CRN’s Women of the Channel and Power 100 lists
several times as well as being named
one of CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs for her contribution to the growth
of the FireEye
Partner Program. Her latest recognition came from the work she has
done to restructure the company’s Partner Rebate Program and develop
strategic go-to-market programs that tie in with segments of the FireEye
Kimberly Jaecksch is Account Manager, Federal Distribution at FireEye.
She was nominated for Women of the Channel by Carahsoft, a FireEye
partner with whom she works with closely. Part of the reason for
Jaecksch being put forward was because she identified Carahsoft’s need
for additional technical expertise to help sell the FireEye portfolio of
solutions. She successfully placed a technical expert with the partner
and both FireEye and Carahsoft have benefitted as a result.
“I couldn’t be more proud of having these members of our channel team
being recognized by CRN for the brilliant work they have been doing,”
said Bill Robbins, EVP of Worldwide Sales at FireEye. “Over the past
couple of years our channel program has evolved a great deal as we look
to offer partners the best possible experience when they work with us.
Kristi, Karen and Kimberly’s inputs have been crucial to this process.
Their leadership and deep understanding of partner needs helps ensure
that we are offering a high standard of security for our customers.”
“CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel list honors influential leaders who are
accelerating channel growth through mutually-beneficial partnerships,
incredible leadership, strategic vision, and unique contributions in
their field,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “This
accomplished group of leaders is driving channel success and we are
proud to honor their achievements.”
The 2019 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of
CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless,
scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a
single platform that blends innovative security technologies,
nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant®
consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and
burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for,
prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 7,900 customers
across 103 countries, including more than 50 percent of the Forbes
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