Santa Clara, Calif., February 11, 2019 — Couchbase, creator of the world’s first Engagement Database, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Matt McDonough, Vice President of Business Development, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on this list continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners.
Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.
Matt McDonough is responsible for Couchbase’s partner strategy and worldwide partner execution including channels, technology partners, solution partners, systems integrators and cloud service providers. McDonough has led the development of Couchbase’s PartnerEngage program through its launch in January 2018 to give resellers, consultants, and technology providers an inroad into harnessing the fast-growing Engagement Database market. The program offers partners more opportunities to unlock enterprise-scale revenue streams from the ongoing delivery of consistently brilliant, personalized and responsive digital experiences.
“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”
“We are thrilled that Matt McDonough has been recognized by CRN in this year’s Channel Chiefs List,” said Peter Finter, CMO of Couchbase. “Matt has been instrumental in the success of Couchbase’s PartnerEngage program, dedicated to providing partners with the tools and technology necessary to meet the increasing data needs and complexity of a growing database market. We look forward to Matt’s continued leadership in furthering our commitment to our partnerships, and expanding the adoption of engagement database technology.”
The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.
Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database to help deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer and employee experiences. Built with the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform was architected on top of an open source foundation for the massively interactive enterprise. Our geo-distributed Engagement Database provides unmatched developer agility and manageability, as well as unparalleled performance at any scale, from any cloud to the edge.
Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit www.couchbase.com.
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