Shane Kilfoil of Tripp Lite Recognized on CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs List
CRN Acknowledges Tripp Lite’s Dedication to IT Channel Partnerships
Tripp Lite, a global manufacturer of power protection and connectivity solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Shane Kilfoil, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, to its 2020 list of Channel Chiefs. This annual list recognizes the top vendor executives who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation, and growth for the IT channel.
The 2020 Channel Chiefs have shown outstanding commitment, an ability to lead, and a passion for progress within the channel through their partner programs. The Channel Chief honorees were chosen by the CRN editorial staff for their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments in driving the channel agenda and evangelizing the importance of channel partnerships.
Kilfoil was selected for his leadership of Tripp Lite’s domestic and international sales and sales support organizations. In the past year, Tripp Lite has expanded its branding beyond the traditional power segment to create broader conversations with partners about Tripp Lite’s portfolio of more than 4,500 products that power and connect businesses around the world. Partners benefit from 100% channel loyalty, an enhanced product offering, ready-to-ship inventory, and extensive marketing programs. Tripp Lite partners also benefit from pre-sales support, lead qualification, lead referrals, and field sales support.
“The IT channel is undergoing constant evolution to meet customer demands and changing business environments,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Channel Chiefs work tirelessly, leading the industry forward through superior partner programs and strategies with a focus on helping solution providers transform and grow. Our team here at The Channel Company congratulates these outstanding individuals for their dedication to the channel.”
“As a channel-focused company, Tripp Lite’s success depends on the success of our channel partners,” said Kilfoil. “Being named a 2020 Channel Chief is the result of the daily efforts of our partners and everyone at Tripp Lite. We look forward to another year of strengthening our partnerships with broader marketing resources, expert technical support, and innovative solutions from power to pro-AV to edge infrastructure.”