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Cleveland, Ohio February, 2021 -- Keyfactor, a provider in PKI-as-a-Service and crypto-agility solutions, announced that CRN(R), a brand of The Channel Company, has named BJ Ferguson, vice president, global channel sales and operations, to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs. Released annually, the CRN Channel Chiefs list recognizes IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, influence, innovation and growth.
"I’m grateful for this honor and share it with the entire Keyfactor channel partner team," said Ferguson. "Globally, 2020 was a challenging year, yet our team pushed to continually innovate and offer additional revenue streams for our partners around the Keyfactor product portfolio. Their efforts grew new partners in our solution provider and systems integrator segment by more than 500% and year-over-year partner-influenced bookings 307%. Our team remains laser focused on ensuring that partners and their customers see continuous value from our products and solutions."
"When we launched our channel program last year, our priority was to build opportunities in undiscovered markets," said Jordan Rackie, CEO at Keyfactor. "With BJ at the helm we’ve achieved that goal and continue to build success with our diverse and innovative Keyfactor Partner Network. Our mission is shared success by building additional partner revenue options that include product sales, partner-led services and customized enablement tool and certification programs that build solution expertise and ultimately grow our partner’s bottom line."
The 2021 Channel Chiefs are prominent leaders who have influenced the IT channel with strategies, programs and partnerships. All honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their dedication, industry prestige and exceptional accomplishments as channel advocates.
"CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list includes the industry’s biggest channel evangelists, a group of individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of their partners and drive growth through the development of strong partner programs and innovative business strategies that help bring business-critical solutions to market," said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. "The Channel Company is proud to recognize these channel influencers and looks forward to following their continued success."
Founded in 2001, Keyfactor is a market leader in comprehensive digital security management.
Published: Thursday, February 18, 2021