Kaspersky appoints Ernest Chai as Head of Channel for Asia Pacific
By Digital News Asia May 12, 2023
- Appointed in new position in April, tasked to expand channel ecosystem, drive growth
- Has 20 years of experience in IT industry with stints in Japan, ANZ, Greater China markets
Kaspersky, a cybersecurity company, has appointed Ernest Chai (pic) as the Head of Channel for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region from April 2023.
As the new Head of Channel for Asia Pacific at Kaspersky, Chai aims to expand the company's channel ecosystem while driving growth across the region.
Chris Connell, Managing Director for APAC at Kaspersky said: “As a 100% channel-driven company, Ernest plays a strategic and fundamental role for Kaspersky’s business. He is everything we look for in a leader for this position, and with our cutting-edge solutions, I am excited for the results that he will deliver.”
"I am thrilled to be joining Kaspersky, a company with a strong reputation for providing innovative and comprehensive cybersecurity solutions. I look forward to working with our partners in the Asia Pacific region to drive growth and provide our customers with cybersecurity solutions that fit their expectations," said Chai.
Chai's appointment is a step in Kaspersky's efforts to strengthen its regional presence.
With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Chai previously served as the Channel Director for the Storage Platforms & Solutions division of Dell Technologies in Asia Pacific and Japan.
He has spent time in ANZ, SEA, and Greater China markets in various roles, including Channel leadership, Business Development, Sales, and Pre-sales.
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