Daria Abbaei of SKOUT CYBERSECURITY Recognized as One of CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel

New York, New York, May 11th, 2020 — SKOUT CYBERSECURITY announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Daria Abbaei, Director of Partner Enablement to its esteemed 2020 Women of the Channel list. Recognizing the unique strengths, vision, and achievements of a select group of women, this prestigious, annual list acknowledges channel leaders who are blazing a trail for future generations. These women are from all areas of the IT ecosystem, including technology vendors, distributors, solution providers, and other IT organizations.

CRN® editorial team selects the honorees to celebrate a list of exceptional women acclaimed for their contributions to channel advocacy, growth, thought leadership, and dedication to the IT channel.

Daria began her time at SKOUT as a Customer Success Associate and has since held a succession of roles in different departments where she has learned all aspects of the business and developed a deep love for the channel. Following her role as a Customer Success Associate, she became Customer Success Lead, Chief of Staff, and then her most recent position – Director of Partner Enablement.

“CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel list recognizes an accomplished group of influential women leaders whose strategic vision and unique achievements accelerate channel growth through cultivated partnerships, innovative thought leadership, and unwavering dedication to the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their accomplishments and contributions to driving channel success.”

“Daria put’s partners first in everything she does,” said Mike Hanauer SKOUT’s Chief Revenue Officer. “She is humble and consistently does the right thing during challenging times. She embodies SKOUT’s core values and I am pleased to see Daria recognized for her hard work and dedication.”

The 2020 Women of the Channel list will be featured in CRN® Magazine on June 8 and online at


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