Kane Takes EMEA Channel Director Role at Carbon Black

Carbon Black has announced it has appointed channel veteran Jon Kane as EMEA Channel Director. Kane’s appointment follows the recent appointment of former Microsoft Victor Baez as Vice President of Worldwide Channels.

Kane, brings a track record of more than 20 years to Carbon Black. Over that time, Kane has amassed proven sales credentials for enterprise security vendors and gathered experience managing a range of channels, products, and services.

Prior to joining Carbon Black, Kane was Head of Channel, EMEA at FireEye, where he was responsible for channel strategy across EMEA. Previously, Kane was UK Distribution Manager at McAfee, where he headed up all UK&I distribution.

Mark Reeves, VP for EMEA Sales at Carbon Black said: “Jon is an EMEA channel expert with extensive experience and hands-on sales territory and sales-management skills. In particular, he has maintained strong sales performance records in developed and emerging territories. With the recent appointment of Victor Baez as VP of Worldwide Channels, who has been recognised as a 2018 CRN Channel Chief, we are building a formidable team to lead our channel operations in EMEA and worldwide.”

Throughout 2017 and early 2018, Carbon Black has strengthened its partner portfolio, with more than 130+ MSSP partners, 100+ IR partners, and 400+ channel partners worldwide.

Kane said: “I was attracted to Carbon Black because it has an excellent set of products, an enviable reputation in the market, and is focused on driving growth through the channel. It is an exciting time to be part of the business.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine