SonicWall hires BAE bloke as EMEA channel boss

Security outfit SonicWall has appointed Spencer Starkey as the new EMEA Head of Distribution and Inside Channel Account Manager. Starkey will be responsible for educating distributors, partners and resellers on the value of SonicWall’s threat intelligence, security services and Capture Cloud platform for customers.

SonicWall VP, EMEA Sales Terry Greer-King said that the company was growing and Starkey will help accelerate channel sales and streamline partner efficiencies across the region. He has years of experience, and in-depth knowledge and expertise in sales and channel strategy which will help build and strengthen our long-term partner relationships.

Starkey’s previous role was as Global Vice President at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. He will be responsible for developing and executing a program of continuous improvement across SonicWall’s EMEA channel and helping distributors adapt to market changes while driving increased levels of growth.

“With innovation as well as disruption accelerating across EMEA, it is more important than ever that extensive partner communities fully leverage the full breadth of solutions businesses offer from wireless, cloud and endpoint to remote access and more”, Greer-King  said.