Sergio Bea and Kevin Baranowski of Accedian Capture Coveted 2022 CRN Channel Chief Recognition

Accedian announces that CRN has named Sergio Bea and Kevin Baranowski to its 2022 Channel Chiefs list.

Online PR News – 09-February-2022 – Montreal, Quebec – Accedian, a leader in secure network performance analytics and end-user experience solutions, is pleased to announce that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Sergio Bea, Vice President Global Enterprise & Channel Sales, and Kevin Baranowski, Senior Director, Global Enterprise MSP & MSSP Channel Sales, to its 2022 Channel Chiefs 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.

As the Vice President of Global Enterprise and Channel Sales, Sergio Bea is responsible for bringing Accedian’s expertise in secure network performance monitoring and digital experience visibility to partners and customers in the enterprise space. He developed and spearheads the company’s Skylight 4X Partner Program, an innovative channel, and MSP initiative that offers community resources, a knowledge hub and support system, and flexible pricing to those using Skylight to enhance the end-user experience. This is Sergio’s seventh consecutive year being named a CRN Channel Chief.

“For the seventh year in a row, I’m proud and honored to be named to CRN’s annual list of Channel Chiefs,” says Sergio Bea, Vice President Global Enterprise and Channels, Accedian. “This honor reflects Accedian’s unwavering commitment to our channel community through strong partnerships and an even stronger technology foundation, enterprises will be equipped for success in 2022.”

As the Senior Director of the Enterprise Managed Service Providers & Managed Security Providers for Accedian, Kevin. is responsible for Accedian’s global MSP/MSSP strategy & launching Accedian based solutions into the Enterprise Market. With a strong belief that it is not just rewarding partners when they sell, but helping them identify and develop new solutions in the market to make them successful, Kevin is enhancing the way Accedian engages with our partners. His experience working with and leading global teams in Product Management, Channel Operations, Sales, and Solutions Marketing allows him to understand the challenges that these providers face and revolutionize the partner experience, driving the right messaging, content, programs, and offers to increase the partner’s addressable market.

“I am grateful to be named to CRN’s annual Channel Chiefs list,” says Kevin Baranowski, Sr. Director, Global Enterprise MSP & MSSP Channel Sales, Accedian. “This honor is a direct reflection of Accedian’s unparalleled commitment to our channel and partner community, and the team’s dedication to delivering an innovative and differentiated partner experience in 2022 and beyond.”

“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 will be featured in the February 2022 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

Sergio and Kevin jointly lead the Accedian’s Skylight 4X Partner Program which was selected in 2021 to receive the CRN 5-Star rating based on the breadth of services, consulting, and training available through the program to partners, the substantial business growth opportunities, and its flexible as-a-Service offerings, built around performance visibility, cyber resiliency, and experience monitoring. The program was also commended for its MSP Advantage featuring the unique 4X SNAP managed service creation methodology. The 4X SNAP methodology helps MSPs and MSSPs create and deliver a new managed service in just a few weeks through four specialized engagement workshops: service identification and strategy, service creation, service enablement, and service go-to-market.

About Accedian
Accedian is the leader in performance analytics and end user experience solutions, dedicated to providing our customers with the ability to assure their digital infrastructure, while helping them to unlock the full productivity of their users. We are committed to empowering our customers with the ability to see far and wide across their IT and network infrastructure and a microscopic ability to dive deep and understand the experience of every user, helping them to delight their own customers each and every time. Accedian has been delivering solutions to high profile customers globally for over 15 years.

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