SentinelOne Appoints Ken Marks as VP of Worldwide Channels
Channel Veteran Returns To Cybersecurity To Deliver Best-in-Class Partner Program
Mountain View, Calif. – October 27, 2020 – SentinelOne, the autonomous cybersecurity platform company, today announced the appointment of Ken Marks as Vice President of Worldwide Channels. A veteran of global partner organizations, the former Splunk and Palo Alto Networks executive will lead SentinelOne’s channel partner relationships.
SentinelOne’s partner program delivers partner organizations unmatched revenue growth opportunities. By partnering with SentinelOne, organizations differentiate themselves through offering customers a unified approach to endpoint protection (EPP), endpoint detection and response (EDR), cloud workload protection (CWPP), and IoT security via the SentinelOne AI-powered Singularity XDR platform. Aside from the technology differentiation in SentinelOne’s solution, the platform is fully API-driven offering resellers and systems integrators unparalleled levels of customization with other technologies, services, and workflows. Further, as enterprises shift their data centers, compute resources, and development processes to the cloud, SentinelOne’s container protection capabilities for Kubernetes position the channel to be highly relevant in this new age. As a 100% channel-focused company, SentinelOne has received a five-star rating in CRN’s Partner Program Guide for three years running with partners across the globe citing the technology, program, and team as key reasons to bring SentinelOne to customers.
“We’ve seen record growth in 2020 through the engagement we have with our partners, and we’re excited to have Ken join the team to drive our channel program into the future,” said Mark Parrinello, SVP, Worldwide Sales, SentinelOne. “The channel represents a highly strategic opportunity for SentinelOne to share its innovative approach to cybersecurity. Ken will be an important asset as we continue the momentum of our partner ecosystem.”
Mr. Marks brings nearly 20 years of experience building and leading strategic global partner programs including 15 years in cybersecurity at Splunk and Palo Alto Networks. Touting an impressive track record establishing and expanding partner relationships, Mr. Marks’ results at both previous companies included driving 3X growth across partner initiated opportunities. Mr. Marks is a recurring winner of the reputable CRN Channel Chiefs award. At SentinelOne, Mr. Marks will be responsible for expanding the reseller partner global ecosystem, increasing partner profitability, ensuring delivery of robust enablement vehicles, and providing program differentiation in the market.
“With the nature of work in transition and organizations looking to their technology partners for help as they add vulnerable endpoints to their networks, the pressure is on the cybersecurity channel to provide value and protect enterprises across industries” said Marks. “I look forward to building a ‘win-win-win’ partner ecosystem where SentinelOne continues delivering innovative solutions, partners increase profitability as well as differentiation, and customers remain secure.”
To learn more about SentinelOne’s partner program, visit: https://partners.sentinelone.com/
SentinelOne is the only cybersecurity solution encompassing AI-powered prevention, detection, response and hunting across endpoints, containers, cloud workloads, and IoT devices in a single autonomous platform. With SentinelOne, organizations gain full transparency into everything happening across the network at machine speed – to defeat every attack, at every stage of the threat lifecycle. To learn more visit www.sentinelone.com or follow us at @SentinelOne, on LinkedIn or Facebook.
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