Barracuda Networks, a venerated provider of cloud-first security solutions, has announced the appointment of Patrick O'Donnell as Senior Vice President (SVP), Worldwide MSP Sales. Known for their increased investment in the Managed Service Provider (MSP) market, Barracuda hopes that this strategic move will accelerate their MSP sales and achieve higher levels of shared success.
O'Donnell, a seasoned sales executive, brings to Barracuda a wealth of experience from his tenures at IBM, GE, and most recently Datto, where he served as the Vice President of North America Sales. His proven track record of growing an MSP-focused business made him an ideal candidate for the role at Barracuda.
As the SVP of Worldwide MSP Sales, O'Donnell will be responsible for driving the go-to-market strategy, execution, and programs for the sale of security, data protection, and Managed XDR offerings through the channel. His role involves leading the global MSP sales organisation to achieve new levels of shared success with Barracuda's partners.
"We are pleased to welcome Patrick to the Barracuda team," expresses 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 drive sales growth and achieve shared success."
Expressing his excitement about joining Barracuda and his eagerness to collaborate with the team, O'Donnell says, "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 Networks has cultivated a reputation of facilitating access to cloud-first, enterprise-grade security solutions that are intuitive to use. Businesses of all sizes, across more than 200,000 organisations worldwide, trust Barracuda to shield them from risks they might not even be aware of, giving them the confidence to propel their business to the next level.
With the inclusion of Patrick O'Donnell in their leadership team, Barracuda continues its trend of strategic hires as it forges ahead with its mission of making the world a safer place.