Seasoned Channel Executive Ryan Grant Joins ESET as V.P. of Sales

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San Diego – ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, today announced the hire of Ryan Grant as Vice President of Sales to lead the company’s U.S. sales team, including its channel program. Grant comes to ESET from Ingram Micro, where he spent more than two decades leading the VMware, Dell and Integrated Solutions business units. In his most recent role, Grant served as vice president, advance solutions, with responsibility for more than $2B in annual revenue and oversight of 125 associates focused on sales, vendor management, marketing and purchasing.

“We are a channel first organization and see significant opportunity in further leveraging the channel overall; as such, it was important to identify leadership with extensive channel experience. Ryan has a long and distinguished track record driving business results, and we know he is the right person to lead our sales team and serve our partners,” said Brent McCarty, president of ESET North America. “ESET’s award-winning security solutions and wide portfolio of products are designed to help our customers achieve their business goals easily, and with Ryan at the helm of our sales division, our customers and partners will continue to benefit from our quality products and security expertise.”

Grant has broad experience in leading large channel teams skilled at lead generation, reseller recruitment, sales, business development, partner programs, channel marketing, product merchandising and pricing strategies. His business expertise in channel sales includes enterprise, managed service providers (MSPs), mid-tier resellers, SMB resellers and eTail. Grant will be based out of ESET’s U.S. headquarters in San Diego.

“I am thrilled to be joining the ESET team, which has been at the forefront of innovation in cybersecurity for over 30 years,” said Grant. “We are living in an era where threat activity continues to constantly grow and evolve, and companies must be on the defensive. With its excellent products and commitment to research and development, ESET is leading the way in helping to keep businesses of all kinds safe and secure.”

ESET’s partner program, designed to support MSPs, VARs and distributors, offers a suite of cybersecurity solutions – including endpoint and file server security, full disk encryption, cloud sandbox and awareness training – with a low-system impact, top detection rates and easy installation. Its broad array of benefits and resources includes expert guidance in marketing, marketing development funds, volume incentive rebates, deal registration, sales tools, and great incentive programs.


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