NinjaOne Names Cisco, VMware, Avaya Vet New Channel Leader

He will help the company build a new channel program.

Jeff O'Heir

April 6, 2023

2 Min Read

NinjaOne, the builder of IT management platforms for MSPs and IT departments, named Joe Lohmeier as its first global channel chief.


NinjaOne’s Joe Lohmeier

Lohmeier was hired as NinjaOne’s vice president of channel sales in December. He will now focus on building a new channel program, as well as a portal for MSPs and distributors.  The company is also developing more on-demand training and deal support.

“NinjaOne represents a great opportunity to help partners capture new business models and build deeper expertise in strategic growth areas,” Lohmeier said. “I’m thrilled to be part of an organization that demonstrates value to partners with enablement programs and skills development to grow competencies, along with an exciting product road map for driving mutual business success.”

NinjaOne also recently hired Adam Slutskin as a part-time channel advisor.

Here’s our list of channel people on the move in March.

Lohmeier’s Background

Prior to NinjaOne, Lohmeier has held executive channel positions at VMware, Cisco and Avaya. He recently served as worldwide vice president of sales and channels at Vyopta, a digital collaboration management software company. Prior to that, he served as global channel chief at Avaya.  Lohmeier also worked as vice president of Americas, virtual sales, at VMWare. Hiss team was responsible for more than $2 billion in annual sales in enterprise, commercial, federal and public sector markets.

“This is a time of significant growth for NinjaOne and our channel ecosystem,” said Dean Yeck, chief revenue officer of Ninja One. “We are excited to have Joe join the team to accelerate opportunities for our partners and broaden our global reach to attract new partners. With over 25 years of channel leadership and sales experience, Joe will help us build a world-leading partner program.”

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Jeff O'Heir

Jeff O’Heir is a journalist and editor who has spent much of his career covering the business leaders, issues and trends that define the IT and consumer technology channels. His work in print, online and on stage has showcased, educated and connected small and large solution providers, MSPs, channel pros and vendors. During his career, Jeff has also covered engineering technologies and breakthroughs, crime, politics, food and the arts.

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