CEO and Co-Founder of Kaspersky Lab Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Executives by Everything Channel's CRN

04 Dec 2009
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet threat management solutions that protect against all forms of malicious software including viruses, spyware, hackers and spam, is proud to announce that CEO and co-founder, Eugene Kaspersky, has been named one of the Most Influential Executives in the Industry by Everything Channel's CRN (USA).

Kaspersky Lab has grown to become the world's largest privately held anti-malware company. At present the company ranks among the world's top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Since founding the company in 1997, Eugene Kaspersky has overseen the direction and development of the Kaspersky Lab technology by spending countless hours writing and designing software himself. As his team of researchers and software developers has steadily grown, Eugene Kaspersky took on the responsibilities of CEO. He remains closely involved in the software development process to ensure the technological direction of the company matches the needs of Kaspersky Lab's partners and customers. Today, you are most likely to find Eugene Kaspersky meeting face-to-face with resellers, business owners, IT industry luminaries and aspiring software students as he travels the globe sharing the values of his company, and ensuring Kaspersky Lab's solutions meet the real-world needs of the users he has pledged to protect from Internet threats.

Eugene Kaspersky attributes much of Kaspersky Lab's success to its 100 percent commitment to the channel. The company's partner programme is built to drive leads and sales opportunities, provide financing options, and share in-depth training, competitive comparisons, and other resources to help win deals and provide unmatched post-sale support to the end-user.

"When I founded Kaspersky Lab, partnership was the basis for everything we did and it continues to be today," said Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab.

"Partners are the key to our success and we are constantly striving to provide them with the tools they need to be successful, including constant improvements to our technology to ensure our customers are kept safe online. Receiving this recognition from Everything Channel's CRN as one of the most influential individuals is truly an honor. Congratulations to all of the executives who are recognised this year!"

The Top 100 Most Influential Executives in the Industry listing recognises the executives who have changed the way the channel does business today and in the future. This year's list salutes the 25 Most Influential Executives – individuals who are focused on innovation, as well as consistency and those overcoming remarkable challenges.

"With so many innovative channel executives in the industry today we've expanded our list to include 100 executives," stated Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President and Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "We've highlighted the most influential, the sales leaders, the most innovative as well as those who have changed the rules of the channel and Eugene Kaspersky is at the top of the list. We salute him and the other leaders for their hard work and devotion to the technology channel."

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