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Jose Rangel of HYCU Captures Coveted 2022 CRN Channel Chief Recognition

HYCU, Inc., a pioneering enterprise software as a service company specializing in on-premises and public cloud data backup and recovery as a service, announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jose Rangel, Director, Channel Development, North America at HYCU, Inc. 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.  

"At HYCU, we have been laser focused on hypergrowth and meeting the needs of our channel and resell partners so they can continue to delight their customers," said Simon Taylor, Founder and CEO, HYCU, Inc. "In order to accomplish this, it starts with our key leaders including Jose who joined HYCU last year to accelerate growth with our key channel partners and to introduce new initiatives like our new Global Partner PACE Program. We're thrilled that he has been recognized by CRN and is among the leading voices serving the channel community in our industry. Congratulations Jose, well deserved and an early sign of great things to come in 2022 and future years." 

Jose joined HYCU as one of the key hires following the company's successful Series A Funding Round from Bain Capital Ventures and Acrew Capital to lead NA Channel operations with key distributors and VARs. As the HYCU Channel Chief, he was instrumental in the development of the new Global Partner PACE (Partners Accelerating Cloud Environments) Program. Prior to HYCU, Jose was the Director of Cloud Alliances at Datadobi, and held senior channel executive positions at Qumulo, Nasuni and Dell. Before he started his career as an AE at Dell where he led successful sales training and development programs, he was an AE at CenturyLink and Symantec.  

"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

To learn more about the HYCU Global Partner PACE Program, visit or contact For information on HYCU and the company's solutions, visit:
Published Tuesday, February 08, 2022 8:59 AM by David Marshall
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