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Katie Bird from Cynet Named on CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel List

Boston, MA – May 9, 2022 – Cynet, the world’s first end-to-end and fully automated extended detection and response (XDR) platform, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named Katie Bird, Director of Channel Marketing at Cynet, to its Women of the Channel list for 2022.  

Among the exceptional leaders in the IT channel – from vendors, distributors, and solution providers – the women named to this esteemed list are recognized for their profound impact and leadership in the channel. They’re visionaries who play vital roles in growing and advancing the channel, amplifying profit and success for their partners.  

“Our mission here at Cynet is to bring sanity back to cybersecurity with a fresh approach that makes implementing and maintaining cybersecurity tools easy and stress-less. Our partner ecosystem is an extension of this mission,” said Bird. “We put the partner user-experience at the center of our partner marketing, programs, and profitability efforts to make cybersecurity sales and support easy and stress-less for all our partners, big and small. It is a rare professional opportunity to build a partner ecosystem from the ground floor. I’m elated by what we’ve already accomplished here at Cynet, and I’m incredibly honored to be representing Cynet on CRN’s Women of the Channel list for 2022.” 

Since joining Cynet in September 2021, Bird spearheaded the launch of Cynet’s new Global Partner Program, Partner Portal, and North America partner demand generation and profitability programs. 

“I’m extremely proud to have Katie recognized as one of CRN’s Women of the Channel for 2022. Katie exemplifies the spirit of partnership that is so important in the channel and has been instrumental in Cynet’s success with U.S. partners. She truly is an inspiration to us all,” said Mark Fullbrook, CRO at Cynet.  

By bringing innovative concepts, strategic business planning and comprehensive channel initiatives to life, these extraordinary women support partners and customers with exceptional leadership. CRN celebrates these women, who are so deserving of recognition, for their constant dedication to channel excellence.  

“We are proud to once again recognize the remarkable leaders on this year’s Women of the Channel list. Their influence, confidence, and diligence continue to accelerate channel success significantly,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Their accomplishments will inspire others, and we look forward to witnessing their future contributions to the channel.”  

To learn more about Cynet’s Partner Program visit www.cynet.com/partners. 

CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC. 

 About The Channel Company 

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelcompany.com  

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About Cynet 

Cynet’s end-to-end, natively automated 360 AutoXDR™ platform is the first of its kind and is backed by a 24/7 MDR service. It was purpose-built to enable lean IT security teams to achieve comprehensive and effective protection regardless of their resources, team size, or skills. Visit to learn more: https://www.cynet.com. 

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