SOURCE: AppSense


February 22, 2016 09:05 ET

Jim Airdo, Vice President of Channels at AppSense Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2016) - AppSense, the global leader of secure user environment management (UEM), today announced that that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jim Airdo, Vice President of Channels for AppSense, to its prestigious list of 2016 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 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

Airdo was selected as a top 2016 Channel Chief by CRN based on his proven expertise in developing the winning channel strategies that drive increased solution provider engagement and growth. Among his accomplishments for AppSense include the development of a unified global partner program with a distinct channel-positive compensation model that underscores the company's investment and commitment to its channel-centric business model.

"We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year."

"I'm honored to be named by CRN as a 2016 Channel Chief," said Airdo. "As a channel-centric business, AppSense is committed to mutually growing profitability, engagement and long-term customer loyalty in tandem with our valued partners. Together, we can deliver the endpoint security and UEM solutions our customers need to achieve a more secure, high performance and user-enabled organization."

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

AppSense will be showcasing its programs and opportunities for solution providers as they accelerate growth and expand sales in the "white hot" endpoint security and user environment management market during AppSense Elevate to be held March 13-15, 2016 in New Orleans, La. and March 21-23, 2016 in Windsor, UK. For information and to register to attend, visit:

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About AppSense
AppSense is the leading provider of UEM solutions for the secure endpoint. AppSense user virtualization technology allows IT to secure and simplify workspace control at scale across physical, virtual and cloud-delivered desktops. AppSense Solutions have been deployed by over 3,600 enterprises worldwide to 9 million endpoints. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA with offices around the world. For more information please visit

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.

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