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Chief Product Officer
Emily is Datto’s Chief Product Officer (CPO), overseeing Datto’s Product Management and Scrum teams. Datto’s channel-only approach places a high value on partner satisfaction and Emily’s team is focused on building the most innovative, MSP-centric solutions in the channel, a focus that she drives in her role as CPO.
Previously, Emily built and led the award-winning Customer Experience team at Datto, comprised of Technical Support, Services, Training, and Success. Prior to joining Datto, Emily held senior leadership positions at Backupify, Brightcove, and Akamai, where she gained expertise in product managing, designing, marketing, and supporting usable products. Emily received her Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Engineering from McGill University, and her Masters in Art Education from Boston University
Vice President of Product, Networking
John is Datto’s Vice President of Product, Networking, and leads Datto Networking’s product strategy and roadmap. As a former managed services provider (MSP) and having served in multiple roles at vendors in the Channel, John brings a vast understanding of the needs and challenges faced by MSPs today. John, a well-established presence in the MSP channel, was recognized as a CRN Channel Chief in 2016, 2018, and 2019. He is an active member in the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), where he served in Managed Services Community leadership roles for more than 8 years, including a two-year term as community chair. John continues to serve as a member of the Ambassador Program, and was awarded the inaugural CompTIA Member of the Year in 2016, an award that recognizes a single member who demonstrates outstanding service to the organization and the IT industry.
John received his Bachelors of Science in Management and Business Administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Great White North
Chief Operating Officer
Alain Lefebvre is a co-founder and partner of Great White North Technology Consulting Inc, a managed IT services provider located in Timmins, Ontario. Although the company is based in Northern Ontario they serve small and medium businesses all across Canada, including the Arctic circle. Alain and his business partner Paul Brunet have grown the company to a team of 10 in under 5 years with plans to quickly add more. They have both merited Young Entrepreneur awards from the local chamber of commerce for exceeding growth and revenue targets year after year since the start of the company.
Director of Product Management
Product Manager, Datto Networking