College Park, MD, February 13, 2023 — INKY Technology Corporation, the leading cloud-based communication security platform today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Dave Baggett on its 2023 Channel Chiefs list. Every year, this list honors the IT channel executives who work tirelessly to advance the channel agenda and deliver successful channel partner programs and strategies.
Baggett is the Founder and CEO of INKY Technologies, Inc., an innovative behavioral email security platform powered by unique computer vision, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. INKY uses anomaly detection techniques to filter out and block impersonation attempts while leveraging sender profiling and social graphing to inspect internal email traffic. INKY founder Dave Baggett also co-founded ITA Software, the industry-leading airfare search company which was purchased by Google in 2011 and now powers Google Flights.
“Phishing continues to be one of the biggest cybersecurity problems plaguing companies today, making email security a top priority for growing companies,” says Baggett. “By focusing on our partners and providing them with the technology, training, and tools they need to be successful, not only do they become more profitable, but we’re able to extend our reach in the fight against phishing.”
The 2023 Channel Chiefs have helped their solution provider partners and customers navigate an increasingly complex landscape of interconnected challenges and shifting industry dynamics. With the innovative strategies, programs, and partnerships of these Channel Chiefs in place, the solution provider community has continued to thrive.
The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the editorial staff based on their record of business innovation and dedication to the partner community. This year’s list represents the top IT executives responsible for building a robust channel ecosystem.
“Once again, this year’s list gives well-deserved recognition to the IT Channel Chiefs who are dedicated to driving the channel agenda and advocating for the development of strong channel partnerships,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Under their exceptional leadership, influence, and innovation, the IT channel vendor community continues to deliver solutions and services that meet the rapidly evolving needs of their solution provider partners and their customers.”
The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2023 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
Headquartered in College Park, Maryland, INKY leads the industry in mail protection powered by unique computer vision, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. The company’s flagship product, INKY Phish Fence, uses these novel techniques to “see” each email much like a human does, to block phishing attacks that get through every other system. INKY founder Dave Baggett also co-founded ITA Software, the industry-leading airfare search company purchased by Google in 2011 for $730M, which now powers Google Flights®. For more information, please visit www.inky.com.
Lisa Ackerson | VP, Marketing, INKY
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