SKOUT CYBERSECURITY’s Mike Hanauer Recognized on CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs List

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2020 SKOUT CYBERSECURITY, a cloud-native cybersecurity provider for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), delivered by managed service providers (MSPs), today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Mike Hanauer, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), to its 2020 list of Channel Chiefs.


Hanauer is among a distinguished group of leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies and partnerships. The annual CRN Channel Chiefs list recognizes the top vendor executives who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation, and growth for the IT channel. Member of the 2020 list have demonstrated outstanding commitment, an ability to lead, and a passion for progress within the channel through their partner programs.


Since joining SKOUT CYBERSECURITY in June 2019, Hanauer has overseen sales, marketing and customer success. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President of Sales at Datto, having joined the company when there were just 25 employees. While there, Hanauer led multiple teams in driving growth to about 1,700 employees, and was part of the team that helped Datto become Connecticut’s first $1B privately held company.


“We are proud to see Mike recognized by CRN as one of the channel’s most influential leaders,” Said Aidan Kehoe, Co-Founder and CEO of SKOUT CYBERSECURITY. “Mike’s 10 years of experience working with MSPs has had a transformational impact on SKOUT and the value we bring to our partners as they transition to become cybersecurity companies”


“The IT channel is undergoing constant evolution to meet customer demands and changing business environments,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Channel Chiefs work tirelessly, leading the industry forward through superior partner programs and strategies with a focus on helping solution providers transform and grow. Our team here at The Channel Company congratulates these outstanding individuals for their dedication to the channel.”


CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at



Based in New York, SKOUT provides a cloud-native data analytics platform that provides effective and affordable cybersecurity solutions for small and mid-sized businesses (“SMBs”), delivered by managed service providers (MSPs). SKOUT’s highly flexible technology architecture works regardless of where customer data resides, allowing MSPs to secure organizations of all sizes without the need for additional personnel. Its experienced team of highly trained analysts work with customers to understand the evolving cyber threat landscape, and to assess and provide guidance on cyber-threat response procedures. SKOUT is committed to making cybersecurity accessible to all businesses. Find out more at


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