BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the Smarter Cybersecurity® company, today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Webroot President and CEO Mike Potts to its 2018 list of Top 100 Executives. The annual list highlights the top CEOs and leaders in technology who have played an integral role in shaping today's IT channel.
Under Mike Potts' leadership, Webroot has achieved its seventeenth consecutive quarter of double-digit, year-over-year revenue growth. The company now serves more than 12,000 managed service providers (MSPs), and is the number one in endpoint protection for SMBs and MSPs, protecting more than 300,000 business worldwide.
Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company
"Visionary and strategic leadership can make the difference between just surviving and actually excelling in this period of disruptive change for the IT channel. In order for technology suppliers and solution providers to thrive and stay ahead of the competition, they need leaders who are able to envision both the future of the channel and the role their organization needs to play in order to create that reality. CRN's 2018 Top 100 Executives embody these qualities. They are change agents who deliver unwavering guidance to their companies, always asking where are we headed and not being afraid to take the necessary steps to get there."
Mike Potts, President and CEO, Webroot
"I am honored to be recognized by The Channel Company, but this award really speaks to the efforts of the amazing team I work with every day. This is an exciting time at Webroot, and the IT channel is a key factor in our growth strategy. We have a strong network of MSPs who serve small- and medium-sized businesses today that we will only continue to strengthen in the future. This award both acknowledges and underscores our continued dedication to helping our partners and customers succeed."
For the full CRN Annual Top 100 Executives List, click here.
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.thechannelco.com
Webroot was the first to harness the cloud and artificial intelligence to protect businesses and individuals against cyber threats. We provide the number one security solution for managed service providers and small businesses, who rely on Webroot for endpoint protection, network protection, and security awareness training. Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Services are used by market leading companies like Cisco, F5 Networks, Citrix, Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, A10 Networks, and more. Leveraging the power of machine learning to protect millions of businesses and individuals, Webroot secures the connected world. Headquartered in Colorado, Webroot operates globally across North America, Europe, and Asia. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity® solutions at webroot.com.