Emmanuelle Skala, Sophos
Vice President of Global Channel and Sales Operations
Years in channel: 4
Years in position: 2
Highlights of the past year: Skala drove the implementation of a revised worldwide partner program to drive more partnerships with VARs. As part of the program, she created a new track for solution partners and implemented a brand new certification and training program that certified more than 3,000 people in the last six months, with well over 100 different courses offered.
Goals: Skala prides herself on two particularly remarkable accomplishments from her career: She was the only female sales executive at her last three companies and she has been promoted three times at Sophos during her four years with the company. With that experience, she aspires to be CEO.