Armor Grows Channel Team, Adds New Vice President

January 21, 2016

Microsoft Veteran Joins Armor’s Leadership to Bolster Strategic Partnerships, Reach New Markets

RICHARDSON, Texas — Armor, the leader in active cyber defense, today announced that Daniel Mannion has joined the organization as vice president of channel. Reporting to Mark Kornegay, Armor’s senior vice president of sales and channel, Mannion will focus on building Armor’s strategic partnerships, expanding the global sales strategy.

With more than 18 years of business development experience, most recently serving as senior director of Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Strategy at Microsoft, Mannion has the know-how to build and maintain successful relationships with engineering, marketing and global strategic partners. Mannion spent more than a decade at Microsoft where he focused on developing mature markets like the United States, Germany and France, in addition to emerging markets such as China, Mexico and South Africa.

As the senior director of the Technology Strategy and Architecture Team at Microsoft, he led the team that designed and executed Microsoft’s Cloud First and Mobile First strategies for the worldwide public sector. Prior to that, he served as the director of National Cloud Sales, where he led Microsoft Cloud sellers around the world to educate and enable central governments to create the largest clouds – National Clouds – in each country.

Prior to joining Microsoft in 2005, Mannion marketed and sold enterprise talent management software for a SaaS provider Authoria. Mannion earned his B.S. in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University.

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Mark Kornegay, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Channels & Field Sales | Armor
“Daniel is a strong sales leader who brings with him substantial cloud experience. With more than a decade of work with strategic partners at Microsoft, Daniel displays a deep knowledge of how to build new channel partnerships and enrich existing ones. Daniel’s expertise will complement Armor’s experienced business development and channel team.”

Daniel Mannion, Vice President of Channel | Armor
“Armor’s managed security and compliance capabilities are second to none. With Armor Complete and Armor Anywhere, the channel potential is almost limitless. I look forward to working with the team at Armor to drive the gold standard for an ironclad security posture across today’s most vulnerable industries, including retail, finance and healthcare.”

About Armor
The leader in active cyber defense, Armor offers customer-centric security outcomes for retail and eCommerce enterprises, healthcare organizations, payment leaders and financial institutions. Armor protects highly sensitive data for the most security-conscious companies in the world. With its proven cybersecurity approach and proprietary cloud infrastructure built specifically for security, compliance and performance, responsible businesses choose Armor to reduce their risk. For more information, visit armor.com or call 1-844-682-2858.

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