Living Security Announces Key Executive Hire and New Channel Partner Program
Human Risk Management Leader Hires VP of Channel Sales to Boost Partner Business Growth
AUSTIN, TX – October 19, 2023 – Living Security, Inc. ("Living Security"), the global leader in Human Risk Management (HRM), announced today the launch of its channel partner program and the appointment of Peter Streips as Vice President of Channel Sales. The company's new global channel program will open additional revenue streams, empower partners to expand their business horizons, and recognize and reward the efforts of both internal and external partners.
"As a 100% channel-first organization, we know the power of partnerships and recognize our valued partners' critical role in driving customer success," said Ashley Rose, CEO of Living Security. "Launching this new program is part of our strategic growth plans, including the appointment of Peter as our VP of Channel Sales. His success and deep understanding of cybersecurity make him a significant addition to our team and the company's growth. He has a proven track record in building partnerships and optimizing channel performance and is the ideal leader for our new channel business."
Bringing a wealth of experience and industry knowledge, Streips, a technology leader renowned for successfully launching, developing, and executing global channel and alliance strategies for cybersecurity and cloud computing industries, will guide the company's channel sales strategy, fostering relationships and securing strategic collaborations. As an additional initiative, the channel program is growing Streips' team with dedicated channel specialists to bolster partner pipeline-building endeavors, emphasizing the company's commitment to enhancing partner benefits.
Key features include:
- Competitive Margins: Offering up to 30% margin for partner-sourced deals new to Living Security
- Lead Flow: Assured lead flow to proactive partners, ensuring they can deliver robust sales, onboarding, and continuous support to clients
- MDFs & SPIFs: Market Development Funds to increase market awareness and lucrative Sales Performance Incentive Fund (SPIF) for sales and technical teams who source net new business
- Quarterly Incentives: Top performing partners will enjoy receiving Quarterly rebates allowing the partner to reinvest in future marketing campaigns
- Channel Specialist: Access to a dedicated Living Security Channels Specialist to help build pipelines and acquire new customers
"I'm excited to join Living Security at this critical juncture. With our industry-leading discounts, lucrative sales incentive program, dedicated BDR support, and quarterly rebates, we aim to enable our partners to reach new heights," said Peter Streips, Vice President of Channel Sales at Living Security. "Living Security's partner program aims to supercharge partner business growth, designed with partner profitability at its core. Our commitment to innovation doesn't stop there as the program provides our partners with unique opportunities to showcase the transformative potential of our enterprise-grade human risk management platform and security awareness training products."
With an impressive background, Streips has already made notable strides by forming strategic partnerships that promise to amplify the company's reach and impact as it launches its Living Security Partner Program. The program welcomes various partners globally across all industries, from resellers to full-service MSP/MSSPs. Living Security's go-to-market channel partners include Defy Security, GuidePoint Security, Optiv, and is in the final negotiation stages of incorporating distribution into the program.
"Organizations today need to do more than create infrastructure security. The human factors that impact cyber hygiene must be addressed in order to cultivate and reinforce a vigilant security culture,” said Justin Iwaniszyn, Director of New and Emerging Partners at GuidePoint Security. "Living Security’s new partner program will further foster a strong relationship for the channel community and provide a solution for a safer and more secure digital landscape for clients."
Organizations spend billions of dollars on cybersecurity technology, yet 74% of security breaches result from human actions. Living Security, recognized by esteemed analysts such as Forrester and Gartner, prides itself on being at the forefront of the HRM platform. This novel toolset grants CISOs unparalleled real-time visibility into security discrepancies, facilitating proactive, informed decisions to protect organizations against potential threats.
For more detailed information on the Living Security Partner Program and its tiered benefits, visit https://www.livingsecurity.com/partner.
About Living Security
Living Security, the global leader in human risk management, transforms human risk into proactive defense by quantifying human risk to engage humans with relevant content and communications to change human behavior truly. Living Security solves the challenges of human risk through risk identification, awareness and training, and risk reduction, all through an integrated platform. Living Security is trusted by security-minded organizations, including Mastercard, Verizon, Biogen, AmerisourceBergen, and Hewlett-Packard. Learn more at www.livingsecurity.com.