IT channel influencer and MSP pioneer hired to optimize operations and accelerate company’s growth
CALGARY, ALBERTA – CANADA – Nov. 9, 2015 – Building on its success, Passportal Inc. today announced IT channel leader and MSP pioneer Dan Wensley has joined the company as president. Wensley’s appointment comes after serving as the IT security innovator’s acting Channel Chief and strategic advisor for more than a year. In this new role, he is responsible for Passportal’s global business growth and expansion.
“Wensley is an MSP visionary, true sales leader and celebrated channel chief – especially when it comes to growing adoption of emerging managed IT service business models, as well as the development of new technologies that drive revenue, lower costs, and increase the operational performance of an MSP’s business,” said Colin Knox, founder and CEO, Passportal. “His proven expertise, experience and commitment to flawless execution and partner enablement will drive our business to new levels of excellence and bring even greater business value to our partners and their customers.”
Prior to aligning with Passportal in 2014, Wensley established Plan27, a successful lead generation organization where he continues to serve as founder and chairman. He also spent seven years as vice president of sales and marketing for Level Platforms Inc. (LPI), prior to its acquisition by AVG. During his career, he has led channel partnership programs for Worldcom (now MCI, a subsidiary of Verizon Communications) and Net Integration. Wensley also founded MSP Partners, and is a well-known industry leader who is an active and contributing member of CompTIA, and recently served a three-year term on the CompTIA Board of Directors.
“The MSP industry is a marketplace driven by innovation, services and value,” said Wensley. “As the IT channel leader in secure, cloud-based password management and protection, Passportal’s technology is a critical software no MSP or solution provider should be without. As president, I will work with the Passportal team to scale our success and make it easier for MSPs and businesses worldwide to benefit from our secure, cloud-based services and solutions.”
To add more value for existing Passportal partners and demonstrate how new partners can gain immediate ROI by implementing Passportal in their business, Passportal is currently offering partners three months of free and unlimited reseller licensing on all activations for the remainder of 2015. For prospective partners, Passportal is offering a 25% discount to partners that sign-up in 2015, plus three months of free and unlimited free reseller licensing.
“Passportal wants to help every MSP make more money, lower costs and increase their security in 2016, and that journey starts today,” said Wensley. “I am thrilled to join Passportal, and look forward to building the business and helping our channel partners simplify, secure and sell IT password management as a service.”
For additional information about Passportal visit www.passportalmsp.com. Follow Passportal on Twitter @Passportal.
About Passportal Inc.
Passportal Inc., simplifies secure password management for IT professionals. The IT security innovator offers channel partners an industrial-strength, fully-managed, cloud-based software solution that automates password protection and makes storing, managing and retrieving passwords quick and easy from virtually any connected device. Available to VARs, MSPs and ISVs worldwide, Passportal promotes compliance with industry regulations and helps protect businesses from data breaches, cyber security threats and network vulnerabilities. Founded in 2011 by successful MSP owner Colin Knox, Passportal is headquartered in Calgary and was recently named one of the “Top Emerging Vendors” in North America by CRN. In 2012, Passportal debuted as one of CRN’s “hottest technologies” for channel partners. For more information, visit www.passportalmsp.com or call 888-870-7840.
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