Frisco, TX, February 5, 2024

Two Netwrix Channel Executives, Melissa Schmulson and Eleonora Lyapina, Recognized as 2024 CRN® Channel Chiefs

The CRN Channel Chief list showcases the top IT channel vendor and distribution executives who had a significant impact on channel business.

Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Melissa Schmulson, Vice President of North America Channel Sales, and Eleonora Lyapina, Director of Global Partner Marketing and Operations, to the 2024 CRN® Channel Chiefs list. CRN recognizes the IT vendor and distribution executives who are driving strategy and setting the channel agenda for their companies.

Melissa has been responsible for Netwrix’s channel strategy in North America, contributing to the growth of partner-generated pipeline in this region by 35% and an increase of partner deal registrations by 42% in 2023.

Throughout 2023, Eleonora streamlined the integration of four entities which were acquired in 2022 into the Netwrix global channel ecosystem. She also ensured the successful execution of 38 channel events in North and South America as well as 21 to-partner training webinars globally.

This is the second year in a row that Melissa was recognized in the CRN, and the third straight year for Eleonora.

CRN’s 2024 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2024 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at

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Netwrix champions cybersecurity to ensure a brighter digital future for any organization. Netwrix's innovative solutions safeguard data, identities, and infrastructure reducing both the risk and impact of a breach for more than 13,500 organizations across 100+ countries. Netwrix empowers security professionals to face digital threats with confidence by enabling them to identify and protect sensitive data as well as to detect, respond to, and recover from attacks.

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