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Victor Baez, Vice President, WW Channels of Carbon Black, Recognized as 2018 CRN Channel Chief

WALTHAM, Mass–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carbon Black, a leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Victor Baez, Vice President, WW Channels of Carbon Black, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners.

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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 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

An executive with more than 20 years of experience developing channel organizations across multiple geographies and industries, Baez has worked at companies such as Tech Data and Microsoft and joined Carbon Black with the mission of strengthening the channel ecosystem and accelerating global expansion. Every day, Baez interacts with an ecosystem of incident responders, MSSPs, Distributors, and VARs who share the ambition to help make digital environments more secure.

“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”

“We are dedicated to enabling our partners, helping accelerate channel sales and engagement in our partner community. This recognition from CRN is a testament to Carbon Black’s commitment to helping our partners best address customers’ endpoint security needs,” said Victor Baez, Vice President, WW Channels of Carbon Black. “In 2018, there’s a growing need to integrate security solutions across multiple infrastructure environments and keep the endpoint protected. Carbon Black’s Predictive Security Cloud does just that — it simplifies everything for organizations: one cloud, one sensor, one set of data that delivers comprehensive endpoint protection. This innovation will further empower our partners to keep customers safe.”The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and will appear in the February 2018 issue of CRN.

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Carbon Black is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. Carbon Black serves more than 3,700 customers globally, including 30 of the Fortune 100. As a cybersecurity innovator, Carbon Black has a strong heritage of innovative technology leadership in multiple endpoint security categories, including application control, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and next-generation antivirus (NGAV). Leveraging its newly introduced big data and analytics cloud platform — the CB Predictive Security Cloud — Carbon Black solutions enable customers to defend against the most advanced cyber threats, including malware, ransomware, and non-malware attacks. Deployed via the cloud, on premise, or as a managed service, customers use Carbon Black solutions to lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and replace legacy antivirus. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter at @CarbonBlack_Inc.

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