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Wasabi Technologies EVP & COO Marty Falaro Recognized as One of CRN’s 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2022

February 7, 2022

Boston, MA, February 7, 2022 – Wasabi Technologiesthe hot cloud storage company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Marty Falaro as one of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, an award bestowed upon an elite subset of the prestigious 2022 CRN Channel Chiefs list. This marks the third consecutive year that Falaro has been named to this elite list. CRN’s annual Channel Chiefs project identifies top IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate expertise, influence and innovation in channel leadership.

A panel of CRN editors selected the honorees for their channel dedication, industry stature and accomplishments as channel advocates. The 2022 Channel Chiefs are influential leaders who continue to shape the IT channel with innovative strategies, programs and partnerships.

Individuals recognized among the exclusive 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs list have cultivated the greatest professional and channel achievements. Their leadership and influence will greatly impact the future IT community, driving progress and innovation while helping solution providers succeed.

As Wasabi’s EVP & COO, Falaro leads all global revenue-generating teams including sales, channels, and alliances. He also oversees engineering, operations, product management, and customer support as a single unified team focused on building, managing, selling, and supporting Wasabi’s best-in-class hot cloud storage.

Under Falaro’s leadership, Wasabi’s thriving partner ecosystem has grown to over 10,000 partners worldwide, and the company has scaled its operations to bring storage regions closer to key markets for faster service delivery and to further accelerate the global partner network. Wasabi currently has storage regions around the world: Virginia (2 separate locations); Hillsboro, Oregon; Dallas, TX; Amsterdam, NL; Tokyo; Osaka; London; and most recently Paris, with plans to open more in the next 12 months.

“Wasabi has an unwavering commitment to our channel partners, and we want to ensure their success right alongside our own,” said Falaro. “As the world moves to the cloud, we provide industry-leading support to help our partners achieve tangible market value. This recognition from CRN is a testament to the creativity, collaboration, and strong execution of our channel team.”

“CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs recognition is given exclusively to the foremost channel executives who consistently design, promote, and execute effective partner programs and strategies,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We’re thrilled to recognize the tireless work and unwavering commitment these honorees put into fostering outstanding business innovation and building strong partner programs to drive channel engagement and success.”

CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, will be featured in the February 2022 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About Wasabi Technologies

Wasabi provides simple, predictable and affordable hot cloud storage for businesses all over the world. It enables organizations to store and instantly access an infinite amount of data at 1/5th the price of the competition with no complex tiers or unpredictable egress fees. Trusted by customers worldwide, Wasabi has been recognized as one of technology’s fastest-growing and most visionary companies. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi has secured $275 million in funding to date and is a privately held company based in Boston.

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