SonicWall’s Steve Pataky Nominated for Channelnomics Innovation Awards 2018, Security Channel Chief of the Year
Steve Pataky, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at SonicWall, has been nominated for Security Channel Chief of the Year at the Channelnomics Innovation Awards (CIAs) 2018.
The Channelnomics Innovation Awards (CIAs) are designed to recognize channel players across North America who bring innovation, forward thinking and excitement to the channel. Voting is open now and will remain until Friday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. EST. There is no limit to the number of times you can vote, so please show your support for Steve now!
Why Vote for Steve Pataky?
Steve Pataky is a seasoned channel professional with nearly 30 years of experience architecting and executing global channel and go-to-market strategies, innovative global programs and partner development strategies at scale to generate leverage and partner profitability.
Joining SonicWall in 2016 as Channel Chief and Vice President of worldwide sales Steve launched the SonicWall SecureFirst Partner Program, a vital driving force in growing SonicWall’s partner community, which has surged to over 18,000 channel partners in over 215 countries and territories.
In 2017 Steve spearheaded the introduction of SonicWall University, which boasts over 500 unique courses across three role-based accreditations and has already served over 100,000 hours of training. Upon course completion SecureFirst Partners have been growing POS 21% year/year after training completion and, SecureFirst Registered Partners experiencing a growth of POS 30% year/year after course completion.
Already on the CRN top 100 Executives list for 2018, Pataky has been a persistent channel advocate named as one of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs in 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018. To SonicWall and its partners, Steve has consistently shown commitment to ensure that SonicWall always puts its partners first when developing strategies and priorities.
As a constant supporter of the idea “100 percent channel, 100 percent security, 100 percent of the time,” Steve embodies what it means to be this year’s Security Channel Chief of the Year.
About the Channelomics Innovation Awards:
Now in its third year, the Channelnomics Innovation Awards (CIAs) are designed to recognize channel players across North America who bring innovation, forward thinking and excitement to the channel.
With over 30 categories to choose from, recognizing achievements for solution providers, distributors and vendors – there’s something for everyone, no matter your role in the channel.
The awards are completely independent and based solely on innovation and achievement in the North American channel over the past year.