Melissa Lyons

Global Channel Programs Manager,

Melissa Lyons, global channel programs manager at Sophos, has over 6 years of channel and marketing experience in the security industry. She started at Astaro in 2010 and later joined Sophos through acquisition. Melissa is responsible for driving the global strategy of Sophos’ channel programs and ensuring that partners have the programs and support they need to succeed and grow with Sophos. In her current role, Melissa has launched new partner programs in 6 regions around the globe, a new global MSP program and several other supporting channel programs that help partners grow their business, and help Sophos achieve the level of channel excellence that they strive for.

Melissa’s accomplishments in the channel have been recognized by CRN in 2014, 2015 and 2016 with her inclusion in CRN’s Women of the Channel list and in CRN’s Top 100 People You Don’t Know But Should list in 2013.