Expel’s Timothy Roy named to CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs list

As VP Global Partner Sales at Expel, Timothy Roy is focused on creating value for both customers and partners.

Press releases · Cole Finch

Herndon, Va. – February 8, 2022 – Expel, the managed detection and response (MDR) provider that aims to make great security accessible, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Timothy Roy, VP, Global Partner Sales at Expel, to its 2022 Channel Chiefs list. CRN’s annual Channel Chiefs project identifies top IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate expertise, influence, and innovation in channel leadership.

A panel of CRN editors selected the honorees for their channel dedication, industry standing, and accomplishments as channel advocates, including their approach to channel growth. The 2022 Channel Chiefs are influential leaders who continue to shape the IT channel with innovative strategies, programs, and partnerships.

“Our partners are incredibly important to us,” said Jennifer Lawrence, chief revenue officer at Expel. “They’re a growing part of our go-to-market efforts and we’re grateful to have such dedicated, collaborative partners. Tim’s leadership to build these strong relationships and a top-notch channel program has been exceptional, and we celebrate CRN’s recognition of his commitment to our partner community. We’re excited to have him at the helm as we continue investing in and evolving our channel program to achieve our shared goals.”

Working closely with partners for more than 15 years, Tim is an experienced sales leader and go-to-market strategist. He has a long history of partnering with regional, super regional, and national value-added resellers to create incremental net-new revenue – all while maximizing potential for existing accounts and delivering immense value to end-user customers. Tim has held various sales and leadership roles at companies ranging from information security startups to Fortune 20 tech behemoths.

“I’m honored that CRN has recognized the exciting channel work we’re doing here at Expel,” said Tim. “Our program is based on creating the most mutually beneficial relationships with our partners while driving the most value for customers. I’m incredibly proud of what we’ve accomplished so far and look forward to continued success. The partners we work with are the best of the best, and we’re honored to have their trust, partnership, and support.”

“CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs recognition is given exclusively to the foremost channel executives who consistently design, promote, and execute effective partner programs and strategies,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We’re thrilled to recognize the tireless work and unwavering commitment these honorees put into fostering outstanding business innovation and building strong partner programs to drive channel engagement and success.”

CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2022 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.

To find out more about Expel’s Impact Partner Program, visit https://expel.com/impact-partner-program/.

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About Expel

Expel is a managed detection and response (MDR) provider whose vision is to make great security accessible. The company offers 24×7 security monitoring and response for cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. Expel uses the security signals customers already have so organizations can get more value from their existing security investments. And Expel connects to customer tech remotely through APIs, not agents, so its security operations center (SOC) can start monitoring a customer’s environment in a matter of hours, letting their internal teams get back to focusing on the most strategic security priorities that are unique to their business. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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 unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelcompany.com

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Editor’s note: The following buzzwords were banned from this press release in no particular order: autonomous, military-grade intelligence, elite, artificial intelligence, leveraging, powerful, robust, changing threat landscape, end-to-end, actionable, real-time, machine learning, state-of-the-art, best-of-breed, continuous and purpose-built. We did slip in an innovative, though… oops!

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