Barracuda Networks, a Campbell, California-based security vendor, has announced that it has appointed Patrick O’Donnell as the company’s SVP of Worldwide MSP Sales. O’Donnell’s previous worldwide leadership experience includes roles at IBM and GE.
Most recently, he served as Vice President of North America Sales at Datto, where he focused on that company’s MSP business. In his new role at Barracuda, Patrick will be responsible for accelerating Barracuda’s MSP sales, driving the go-to-market strategy, execution, and programs for the sale of security, data protection, and Managed XDR offerings through the channel.
“We are pleased to welcome Patrick to the Barracuda team,” said Neal Bradbury, SVP, MSP Business at Barracuda. “As we continue our journey with our channel partners, Patrick brings valuable knowledge and expertise that will help us generate more opportunities for Barracuda and our partners to drives sales growth and achieve shared success.”
“I’m excited to join Barracuda and eager to collaborate with the team to build on the tremendous partner momentum they have established within the channel,” said O’Donnell. “Managed service providers are an increasingly important part of the channel ecosystem, and through its growing investments, Barracuda is committed to deliver industry-leading value to its growing partner base.”
Barracuda claims more than 200,000 customers for their cloud-first, enterprise-grade security solutions.
Partners will be watching the evolution of the strategy under the recently-hired executive.