SecureAuth’s Larry Kraft Recognized as 2017 CRN Channel Chief for Second Year
IRVINE, Calif., Feb 21, 2017 – SecureAuth Corp., the leader in adaptive access control, today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Larry Kraft, VP of worldwide channels at SecureAuth, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue for their organizations through channel partners.
Under Kraft’s leadership this past year, SecureAuth has grown its channel revenue by 138 percent and increased its average deal size by 30 percent as a result of leveraging the company’s channel ecosystem. Kraft has more than 20 years of business-building experience, with proven success leading sales, channel and alliance teams at large. He continues to drive SecureAuth’s momentum with channel partners, preventing the misuse of stolen credentials.
CRN’s editorial staff selects Channel Chief honorees for their continued commitment to the channel and outstanding partner programs. Each of the 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistentlypromoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
“The security landscape is changing rapidly, and traditional two-factor authentication is simply not enough to keep pace with today’s attacks,” Kraft said. “CRN’s recognition serves as a testament to the relentless commitment of each member of the SecureAuth team to deliver solutions that exceed security requirements, as well as customers’ expectations. Together with our valued partners, we are committed to shifting the industry’s focus and presenting channel partners an opportunity to leap frog their competition by delivering game-changing identity and access management solutions, which harnesses adaptive authentication and prevents attackers from walking through the front door with stolen credentials.”
“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy, and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company.“They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example, and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”
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SecureAuth is the leader in adaptive access control solutions, empowering organizations to determine identities with confidence. SecureAuth provides strong identity security while minimizing disruptions to the end-user. SecureAuth has been providing SSO and MFA solutions for over a decade. For the latest insights on adaptive access control, follow the SecureAuth blog, follow @SecureAuth on Twitter and on LinkedIn, or visit www.secureauth.com.
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