John Andrews

Santa Clara, CA — February 11, 2019 — Centrify, a leading provider of cloud-architected Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named John Andrews, vice president of worldwide channels, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on the annual list continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners.

Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.

As vice president of worldwide channels, Andrews helps partners grow their business with Centrify. In his recently-expanded role, he is rebuilding Centrify’s channel with a focus on simplification, including an easier-to-use partner portal, a revised partner program, lead sharing, enhanced capabilities around pricing and quoting, and more. Andrews delivers unique and in-depth insights into the cultural and business customs across the globe to cultivate opportunities within each sector. With residences in both the UK and the US, his global leadership enables partners around the world to be more successful in the highly-competitive cybersecurity space.

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

“Centrify is redefining legacy PAM with Zero Trust Privilege, and that requires having a well-informed and savvy channel that can communicate our vision and the benefits of our cloud-ready solutions to the market,” said Andrews. “I am honored to be named a 2019 CRN Channel Chief, and I will continue to make Centrify easier to do business with, empowering a channel ecosystem that helps customers secure an expanded threatscape in the face of more sophisticated attacks that abuse privileged credentials.”

Andrews previously served as Centrify’s EMEA channel leader for two years. He has more than 20 years of experience in network infrastructure, security, consulting, channel development, account management and marketing throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and APAC. Prior to Centrify, he held strategic roles at BeyondTrust, Arrow ECS, F5 and more.

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

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About Centrify

Centrify is redefining the legacy approach to Privileged Access Management by delivering cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprise use cases. Centrify Zero Trust Privilege helps customers grant least privilege access based on verifying who is requesting access, the context of the request, and the risk of the access environment. By implementing least privilege access, Centrify minimizes the attack surface, improves audit and compliance visibility, and reduces risk, complexity and costs for the modern, hybrid enterprise. Over half of the Fortune 100, the world’s largest financial institutions, intelligence agencies, and critical infrastructure companies, all trust Centrify to stop the leading cause of breaches – privileged credential abuse.

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