Two ESET leaders named to CRN’s Women of the Channel

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CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 Women of the Channel list. Two of those recognized in the list are from IT security firm ESET.

Hope McCluskey is Director of Partner Marketing and Events at ESET. McCluskey leads a team that enables ESET partners to market to existing and prospective customers through marketing and demand generation programs. McCluskey also works with the ESET events planning team to manage the North America event strategy through industry and local event participation. 

Kristina Hodge is Senior Partner Marketing Manager at ESET. Since joining ESET North America in 2014, Hodge has worked closely with top-tier partners to develop and execute marketing strategies that drive results. In 2017, Hodge was promoted to Senior Partner Marketing Manager in charge of the ESET Partner Connect program, ESET’s partner marketing automation platform and onboarding and advancement program. 

“CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel list honors influential leaders who are accelerating channel growth through mutually beneficial partnerships, incredible leadership, strategic vision, and unique contributions in their field,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “This accomplished group of leaders is driving channel success and we are proud to honor their achievements.”

The 2019 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at