Kaspersky, a renowned global cybersecurity company, has announced the appointment of Ernest Chai as the Head of Channel for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, effective April 2023. With more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Ernest is a highly skilled sales executive with a proven track record of successful execution in dynamic growth environments.
Before joining Kaspersky, Ernest was the Channel Director for the Storage Platforms & Solutions division of Dell Technologies in Asia Pacific and Japan, where he played a crucial role in driving accelerated growth for the company and its reseller partners. Ernest has held various roles in ANZ, SEA, and Greater China markets, including Channel leadership, Business Development, Sales, and Pre-sales.
As the new Head of Channel for Asia Pacific at Kaspersky, Ernest plans to leverage his vast experience to build cybersecurity expertise and expand the company’s channel ecosystem, driving growth across the region. His appointment comes at a time when cybersecurity is more critical than ever for businesses.
Ernest commented, “I am excited to be joining Kaspersky, a company known for its innovative and comprehensive cybersecurity solutions. I look forward to collaborating with our partners in the Asia Pacific region to deliver cybersecurity solutions that meet their expectations and drive growth.”
Chris Connell, Managing Director for APAC at Kaspersky, said, “As a 100% channel-driven company, Ernest’s appointment is strategic and fundamental for Kaspersky’s business. He is the ideal leader for this position, and with our cutting-edge solutions, we are excited about the results he will deliver.”
Ernest’s appointment is a significant step in Kaspersky’s efforts to strengthen its regional presence and demonstrates the company’s commitment to providing customers with the best possible cybersecurity solutions and services.
4 May 2023