Reza Parsia, Director of the North America Channel at LANDESK, Recognized as 2016 CRN Channel Chief

SALT LAKE CITY--()--LANDESK® announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Reza Parsia, director of the North America channel at LANDESK, to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations 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 innovations. Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs. 

In his 11 years with LANDESK, Parsia has successfully developed the LANDESK channel into a broad ecosystem made up of hundreds of partners, including Expert Solution Providers (ESP), Managed Service Providers (MSP), and National Sales Providers (NSP) that offer expertise in IT systems, security, service, asset and mobility management solutions across mobile, cloud and personal computing environments. Along the way, he has continued to foster key alliance relationships with HP, Lenovo and Intel.

"We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”

“This award is a testament to the hard work Reza and his team have put in to make the LANDESK channel as robust and successful as it is today,” said Steve Daly, LANDESK president and CEO. “We rely heavily on our partnerships and, because of Reza’s efforts, we can continue to grow and enable our partners to establish a user-centered IT environment for their customers.”

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at


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