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Woburn, MA – February 6, 2024 — Kaspersky today announces that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lisa Kilpatrick, general manager of North America, to the prestigious 2024 CRN® Channel Chiefs list, which recognizes the IT vendor and distribution executives who are driving strategy and setting the channel agenda for their companies.

In her new role as General Manager for Kaspersky North America, Lisa is responsible for leading the U.S. and Canadian sales teams while driving business to business growth with Kaspersky's network of trusted channel partners. Her key factor for success is arming partners with all of the resources they need in order to be successful. This includes listening to and understanding their needs, aligning with their objectives, offering tools to achieve their goals, and working closely with Kaspersky’s sales representatives and their customers to address questions and concerns.

“It is an honor to once again be recognized as a CRN Channel Chief,” said Kilpatrick, General Manager for Kaspersky North America. “As a channel driven business, our priority will always be to put our partners first, engage with them regularly to address their needs, and share our industry leading products and solutions to achieve their business goals. I look forward to another year of leading the North American channel and expanding our reach into new markets and industries.”

The Channel Chiefs list, released annually by CRN, showcases the top leaders throughout the IT channel ecosystem who work tirelessly to ensure mutual success with their partners and customers.

“These channel evangelists are dedicated to supporting solution providers and achieving growth by implementing robust partner programs and unique business strategies,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, US Content, and Executive Editor, CRN, at The Channel Company. “Their efforts are instrumental in helping partners bring essential solutions to market. The Channel Company is pleased to acknowledge these prominent channel leaders and looks forward to chronicling their achievements throughout the year.”

CRN’s 2024 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2024 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at

About Kaspersky

Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity and digital privacy company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection, specialized security products and services, as well as Cyber Immune solutions to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help over 220,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at

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Kaspersky’s Lisa Kilpatrick Recognized as 2024 CRN® Channel Chief

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