VP of WW Channels and Alliances

Didi Dayton

Cylance

Didi has been in security since 1999 leading end-user sales and channel teams to drive growth in market leading organizations including Cylance, FireEye, Tanium, Websense, Symantec, and Arrow. She spent 10 years at Websense/SurfControl running sales and the VAR channel, and has been a key executive and strategist through eleven mergers and acquisitions during her career, focusing in the last 10 years on building Channel teams and profitable partner ecosystems. She led Alliances at FireEye, founding the FireEye team which delivered 75 product integrations and over $80M in net new revenues. She has received numerous sales and MVP awards and is a member of the top software channel panels for her work in building channel programs and thought leadership. Prior to joining Cylance, Didi was at Symantec where she held a worldwide post, managing the Global Service Provider team focused on Cloud and MSSP partners including Verizon, AT&T, Deutsche Telecom, Orange, NTT and Amazon. So far,at Cylance, Didi has driven the expansion of the global channel to add regional sales team distribution,and launched a new partner portal and National partner program. Didi is fluent in 4 languages and lives in the Bay Area.