Four Datto Team Members Recognized as CRN Channel Chiefs

Four Datto Team Members Recognized as CRN Channel Chiefs

By Chris Brunau

CRN has named four members of the Datto family as 2018 Channel Chiefs. Caroline Chapin, Director of Partner Marketing; Len DiCostanzo, SVP of Channel Development;  Rob Rae, VP of Business Development; and John Tippett, VP of Networking; all made CRN’s prestigious list.

Each of these members represents top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners. 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.

Caroline has more than 11 years of experience in the channel. Caroline’s primary goal is to enable partners’ success by providing sales and marketing tools needed to drive and close leads and grow their business by creating opportunities to secure higher monthly recurring revenue.

Len, a 6-year veteran of the award with more than 33 years in the channel and 10 years at Autotask has had a profound impact the MSP community. Len has seen it all when it comes to the growth and evolution of the channel. Len manages our global partner program and ensures MSPs are armed with the tools necessary to drive revenue and build their business.

Rob has been named a CRN Channel Chief five years in a row. He brings more than 20 years of experience to the channel and drives business development for Datto and its partners. Rob oversees the Datto community of 6,000 partners and growing, handles vendor management, and oversees all events, including the biggest MSP-centric event in the world, DattoCon.

John has been in the channel for 16 years, spending over a decade of that tenure as an MSP. Four years ago, he moved into a vendor role and has been recognized as a CRN Channel Chief for the second time in 2018. John currently leads the Networking product line at Datto, delivering a solution that is 100 percent cloud-managed and designed around the unique needs of managed services providers.

Congratulations to these four individuals on the well-deserved honor!

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