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Meet the Chiefs: Rob Rae, Datto

This week in Meet the Chiefs we got to know Rob Rae, vice president of Business Development at Datto, a Connecticut-based backup and disaster recovery vendor. Although he isn't a channel chief in name, Rae manages many of Datto's different programs, including its community, events, partner programs, vendor management and partner advisory board. His main goal is to help Datto's partners go to market.

Michael Cusanelli

July 3, 2015

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This week in Meet the Chiefs we got to know Rob Rae, vice president of Business Development at  Datto, a Connecticut-based backup and disaster recovery vendor. Although he isn’t a channel chief in name, Rae manages many of Datto’s different programs, including its community, events, partner programs, vendor management and partner advisory board. His main goal is to help Datto’s partners go to market.

Rae holds more than 25 years of sales and B2B experience in the IT industry, and he has been integral to building sales and channel teams at companies including Level Platforms, which was acquired by AVG, and Compaq, which was acquired by HP. He has been named to MSPmentor’s Top 250 people shaping the global managed services market for the past five years, as well as The VAR Guy’s Top 50 Channel Influencers List for 2015.

What is Meet the Chiefs?

Meet the Chiefs shines the spotlight on the channel’s head honchos and offers an opportunity to learn a little bit about the person beyond his or her company profile. Click on each photo to learn more about the channel chief you’re viewing.

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About the Author(s)

Michael  Cusanelli

Associate Editor, Penton Technology Group, Channel

Michael Cusanelli is the associate editor for Penton Technology’s channel properties, including The VAR Guy, MSPmentor and Talkin' Cloud. He has written articles and produced video for Newsday.com and is a graduate of Stony Brook University's School of Journalism in New York. In his spare time Michael likes to play video games, watch sci-fi movies and participate in all things nerdy. He can be reached at [email protected]

 

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