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Victor Baez, Vice President, Worldwide Channels at Carbon Black, Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chief

WALTHAM, Mass., February 11, 2019 – Carbon Black, a leader in next-generation endpoint security delivered via the cloud, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Victor Baez, Vice President, Worldwide Channels at Carbon Black, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs for the second year in a row. The top IT channel leaders included on this 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 innovation.

For the second year in a row, CRN recognized Baez as a Channel Chief in acknowledgement of his exceptional leadership, clear vision and strong commitment to the channel, while helping partners best address customers’ endpoint security needs. With more than 20 years of industry experience developing channel organizations, Baez has worked at leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Tech Data, overseeing teams across multiple geographies and industries. At Carbon Black, Baez focuses on strengthening the channel ecosystem and accelerating global expansion, interacting with an ecosystem of Incident Responders, Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs), Distributors, and Value-Added Resellers (VARs) who share the ambition to help make digital environments more secure.

“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 success.”

“I’m incredibly humbled and honored to be named a CRN Channel Chief in my role at Carbon Black,” said Victor Baez, Vice President, Worldwide Channels at Carbon Black. “In 2018, we made substantial investments in expanding our global channel presence, and most importantly, enabling our partners across our solutions.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

About Carbon Black

Carbon Black (NASDAQ:CBLK) is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint security delivered via the cloud. Leveraging its big data and analytics cloud platform – the CB Predictive Security Cloud – Carbon Black consolidates prevention, detection, response, threat hunting and managed services into a single platform with a single agent and single console, making it easier for organizations to consolidate security stacks and achieve better protection. As a cybersecurity innovator, Carbon Black has pioneered multiple endpoint security categories, including application control, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and next-generation antivirus (NGAV) enabling customers to defend against the most advanced threats. More than 4,600 global customers, including one-third of the Fortune 100, trust Carbon Black to keep their organizations safe.

Carbon Black and CB Predictive Security Cloud are registered trademarks or trademarks of Carbon Black, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions.

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