Kirsten Lee, Vice President of Worldwide Channels at A10 Networks, Named as One of CRN's 20 Channel Chiefs to Watch in 2014

Kirsten Lee Named as One of CRN's 20 Channel Chiefs to Watch in 2014

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2014) - A10 Networks, a technology leader in application networking, announced today that Kirsten Lee has been recognized on the CRN 2014 Channel Chiefs list and has been named as one of this year's 20 Channel Chiefs To Watch. The prestigious Channel Chiefs list showcases those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry. The 20 Channel Chiefs To Watch In 2014 list recognizes an elite subset of these channel executives who are poised to make their mark on their channel organizations and on the industry at large this year.

The CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales. The executives on the 20 Channel Chiefs To Watch were chosen based on their potential to drive exciting changes and new strategies within their companies this year.

"We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. To be named to the 2014 list of 20 Channel Chiefs To Watch signifies that these honorees have the potential to make a real difference in driving channel strategy for their companies and to step into thought leadership roles within the channel community. The honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

"I am honored to be recognized by CRN and committed to building even stronger channel relationships that drive growth to the partner community," said Kirsten. "A10 has a very broad portfolio in application networking, including the A10 Thunder Series. Over the past year, we have made significant strides with the channel. We will continue to deliver rich channel programs and a proven methodology to on-board new partners and develop existing ones."

The 2014 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

About A10 Networks
A10 Networks is a leader in application networking, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.a10networks.com

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

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David Oro
Public Relations for A10 Networks
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