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Rhombus' Own Channel Chief Takes Deserved Spot on CRN's List


We are pleased to share that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, recently named Rhombus' Director of Channel & Partnerships, Karen Chiang, to the prestigious 2024 CRN® Channel Chiefs list, which recognizes the IT vendor and distribution executives who are driving strategy and setting the channel agenda for their companies.  

Joining Rhombus over 2.5 years ago, Karen has spearheaded the company's channel strategy, building a robust network of partnerships and fostering a thriving ecosystem around Rhombus' innovative cloud-based security solutions. Under her leadership, the channel team has witnessed remarkable growth, exceeding targets and solidifying Rhombus' position as a key player in the industry. 

Karen Chiang presenting to Rhombus partners

“Karen's inclusion on the CRN Channel Chiefs list is a well-deserved recognition of her exceptional leadership, strategic vision, and unwavering commitment to partner success,” said Garrett Larsson, CEO & Founder of Rhombus. “Since joining the team, she has built a world-class channel program that has been instrumental in driving our growth and expansion into new markets. Her passion for the channel is contagious, and her dedication to our partners is unmatched. We are incredibly proud of Karen and her achievements, and we are excited to see what she accomplishes in the future.” 

Karen is not only focused on present success; she is also a visionary leader who actively shapes the future of the channel landscape. She is a vocal advocate for channel enablement, championing initiatives that empower partners to deliver exceptional value to their customers. Her forward-thinking approach ensures that Rhombus stays ahead of the curve, adapting to evolving market trends and capitalizing on new opportunities. 

“These channel evangelists are dedicated to supporting solution providers and achieving growth by implementing robust partner programs and unique business strategies,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, US Content, and Executive Editor, CRN, at The Channel Company. “Their efforts are instrumental in helping partners bring essential solutions to market. The Channel Company is pleased to acknowledge these prominent channel leaders and looks forward to chronicling their achievements throughout the year.”  

Karen Chiang with Partners and Rhombus Team

What Makes Her a Channel Chief? 

Karen’s inclusion on the CRN Channel Chiefs list is a testament to her exceptional leadership, strategic thinking, and dedication to partner success. She possesses a unique blend of: 

  • Deep Industry Expertise: Her diverse background equips her with a comprehensive understanding of the tech landscape, from cloud solutions to network security. 
  • Partner-Centric Approach: She fosters strong relationships with partners, prioritizing their needs and ensuring their success through ongoing support and training. 
  • Strategic Vision: Her ability to identify and capitalize on market opportunities has been instrumental in driving Rhombus' channel growth. 
  • Passionate Advocacy: She is a vocal advocate for the channel, championing its importance and driving initiatives that benefit both partners and vendors. 

With her inclusion on the CRN Channel Chiefs list, Karen joins a distinguished group of industry leaders who are shaping the future of the IT channel. Her dedication and expertise will undoubtedly continue to propel Rhombus forward, empowering partners and delivering innovative solutions to customers worldwide. 

Congratulations again to Karen Chiang! We are excited to see you continue to make waves in the industry and inspire others with your leadership.

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