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IGEL’s Chris Feeney Named to CRN’s “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” List

Feeney was instrumental in the launch of IGEL's Services Specialization program, which empowers partners to enhance customer experience with IGEL-powered solutions through support and service offerings.

SAN FRANCISCO – September 25, 2023IGEL, provider of the managed endpoint operating system for secure access to any digital workspace, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Chris Feeney, Director, Vertical Solutions & Channel Presales Engineering, as one of the IT channel’s “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” for 2023. Each year, this list honors the people working tirelessly behind the scenes to craft and maintain the channel, sales, and marketing programs and processes their company’s partners need to thrive.

CRNAmong the key accomplishments Chris is being recognized for include the pivotal role he played in launching IGEL’s Services Specialization program, which is now empowering partners to improve the experience their customers have with IGEL-powered solutions through support and service offerings. Additionally, during the past year, Chris has worked diligently with his team to expand partner enablement programs, align goals and objectives, drive performance, and make a more meaningful impact for IGEL in the channel.

“With his technical, strategic sales, and client and partner relationship management experience, Chris has played a pivotal role in driving the growth of our partners’ businesses,” said Phil Eden, Vice President of Channel Sales, North America, IGEL. “Since joining IGEL almost six years ago, Chris has significantly contributed to driving partner success with his visionary thinking, engineering expertise, and vertical market knowledge. We are incredibly proud to see him recognized by CRN.”

“We are excited to recognize the truly talented group of individuals making smart and strategic decisions every day, behind the scenes,” says Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Thank you to the 100 People You Don’t Know But Should for your indispensable contributions across the channel community.”

The 100 People You Don’t Know But Should list will be featured in the October issue of CRN Magazine and can be found online at

About IGEL

Today, the world of work is hybrid. Multiple clouds can deliver applications sourced from anywhere to a widely distributed workforce using all types of devices. Addressing the need to provide a secure and managed endpoint for this hybrid world, IGEL delivers the solution with COSMOS, an endpoint platform enabling access to any digital workspace or web-enabled application set. IGEL gives IT teams the security and control they require while delighting end-users with the freedom to work as they wish. Enabling choice of any cloud, any device, anywhere, IGEL unlocks the secure and collaborative end-user computing experience required by healthcare, financial services, retail, manufacturing, and government leaders. With a growing ecosystem of more than 125 integrated IGEL Ready ecosystem partners, IGEL has offices in Europe and the United States and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end users. Backed by more than 40 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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