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During the past year, Hicks has worked closely with Prevalent’s co-founders to accelerate the company’s growth by establishing new OEM partnership opportunities and strategic channel alliances.

Warren, New Jersey –– Feb. 24, 2015 –– Prevalent, the third-party risk and vendor threat intelligence innovators, today announced that its Chief Strategy Officer, Matthew Hicks has been named to the prestigious list of 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs. Click here to view Hick’s 2015 Channel Chiefs profile.

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs represent the most powerful leaders in the IT channel who hold direct responsibility for driving growth and revenue for their organizations through their indirect channel partners. Individuals are selected for inclusion based on their record of channel accomplishments, standing in the industry, dedication to the partner community, and plans for driving future business innovation and channel growth.

Recognized as a 2015 CRN Channel Chief for the role he has played in accelerating Prevalent’s growth by establishing new OEM partnerships and strategic channel alliances, Hicks began working with Prevalent as a consultant in October 2013, and was appointed the company’s Chief Strategy Officer in July 2014. He brings more than 20 years of growth stage technology corporate development experience, to this position.

“We are honored that Matt has been recognized by CRN as a 2015 Channel Chief,” says Jonathan Dambrot, CEO and Co-Founder of Prevalent. “Over the past year, we have begun to experience record growth in our business as more and more companies across vertical industries ranging from financial services to healthcare, law and retail begin to realize the costly risks associated with third-party vendors. Matt has done a phenomenal job of working to take our business to the next level by leveraging his experience in financial management, business development and strategic alliances.”

“Each year, our editors carefully vet an extensive group of highly accomplished channel executives to highlight those exemplary individuals who earn the mantle of CRN Channel Chief. These executives strive to advance the success and standing of the channel community within their organizations. The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs lead by example and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the IT channel. We applaud their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success,” says Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

“Being recognized as a CRN Channel Chief is an honor that reflects the business value that Prevalent brings to our strategic partners and will further differentiate us in the market as a leader within the IT security channel,” says Hicks. “Prevalent is a leader in third party risk management and cyber threat intelligence analytics helping businesses to reduce, manage and monitor security threats, so that they can prevent the next big data breach from happening to them, their customers and their business partners.”

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN, and online at

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About Prevalent

Prevalent is a vendor risk and cyber threat intelligence analytics innovator with a reputation for developing cutting-edge technologies and highly-automated services that are proven to help organizations reduce, manage and monitor the security threats and risks associated with third-party vendors.

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About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

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