Matthew Courchesne of Kaspersky Recognized as a CRN 2020 Channel Chief

Woburn, MA – February 10, 2020 – Kaspersky is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Matthew Courchesne, head of channel at Kaspersky North America, 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.

As head of channel for Kaspersky North America, Matthew is responsible for leading programs for channel sales across the U.S. He is accountable for growing the company’s partner community and leading a team of sales professionals to increase market share in the corporate sector. Matthew brings more than a decade of sales and management experience in the computer software industry to the company.

“I am honored to be recognized as a CRN 2020 Channel Chief,” said Matthew Courchesne, head of channel for Kaspersky North America. “As we continue to grow our partner program, Kaspersky United, in 2020, I look forward to working with our partners to deliver Kaspersky’s award-winning products and threat intelligence services to cybersecurity experts and organizations across North America.”

CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list honors the distinguished leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies and partnerships.

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.

“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.”

CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at