Gerald Choung of ESET Recognized by CRN Channel Chiefs for Fifth Consecutive Year

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – February 12, 2020 ESET, a global leader in IT security, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Gerald Choung, vice president of sales and marketing at ESET, to its 2020 list of Channel Chiefs. This is Choung’s fifth consecutive year being named to this prestigious list. The list recognizes the top vendor executives who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation, and growth for the IT channel.

Choung has worked at ESET since 2015. With experience at key Fortune 500 technology companies, Choung brings over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. His strategic business acumen is bolstered with a strong analytical and sales leadership background, with proven hands-on execution results in partner channel development, enterprise software sales, and sales and marketing operations.

“2019 was another banner year for ESET,” said Gerald Choung, vice president of sales and marketing at ESET. “We again increased our partner revenues and enterprise revenues year-over-year and continued to invest into our successful Partner Advisory Council while strategically investing in branding for both ESET and our partners. I’m proud of our team for their accomplishments and am looking forward to a great 2020.”

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

About ESET
For more than 30 years, ESET® has been developing industry-leading IT security software and services for businesses and consumers worldwide. With solutions ranging from endpoint and mobile security to encryption and two-factor authentication, ESET’s high-performing, easy-to-use products give consumers and businesses the peace of mind to enjoy the full potential of their technology. ESET unobtrusively protects and monitors 24/7, updating defenses in real time to keep users safe and businesses running without interruption. Evolving threats require an evolving IT security company. Backed by R&D centers worldwide, ESET became the first IT security company to earn 100 Virus Bulletin VB100 awards, identifying every single “in-the-wild” malware without interruption since 2003. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 

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