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LookingGlass Cyber Solutions Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances Named a 2018 CRN Woman of the Channel

Reston, VA – May 14, 2018 – LookingGlass™ Cyber Solutions, a leader in threat intelligence-driven security, today announced that its Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances, Laurie Potratz, was named a 2018 Woman of the Channel by CRN. This is Potratz’s second consecutive appearance on the annual list recognizing executives for their outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

As the head of LookingGlass’ award-winning Cyber Guardian Network™, Potratz is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the partner program. She and the LookingGlass channel organization empower security teams around the world to confidently prevent, detect, understand, and respond to prioritized, relevant threats throughout every stage of the threat lifecycle. Under Potratz’s leadership, more than 50 companies from across the United States and around the globe have joined the program since its launch in 2017.

“Laurie has dedicated her career to the success and empowerment of resellers around the globe, and this passion is reflected in the success and growth we’ve seen through the Cyber Guardian Network,” said Pete Agresta, Chief Revenue Officer at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. “We congratulate Laurie on her second consecutive recognition as a CRN Woman of the Channel and we are excited to watch her continue working with our channel team and global partner network.”

Potratz joined the LookingGlass team in 2016, bringing more than 20 years of experience in driving indirect and direct sales revenue, ensuring customer success, and developing and leading global go-to-market programs. Previously, Potratz helped lead the execution of VMware’s global go-to-market strategy, working cross-functionally with corporate regional strategists, marketers, field and partner sales leads, and business units. Earlier this year she was named a 2018 CRN Channel Chief, marking her second consecutive recognition on that annual listing since joining LookingGlass.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. The list honors executives who are driving channel progress through a number of achievements – exemplary partner programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective team-building, visionary leadership, and accelerated sales growth – as well as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives. The 2018 CRN Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at


About LookingGlass

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions delivers unified threat protection against sophisticated cyber attacks to global enterprises and government agencies by operationalizing threat intelligence across its end-to-end portfolio. Scalable threat intelligence platforms and network-based threat response products consume our machine-readable data feeds to provide comprehensive threat-driven security. Augmenting the solutions portfolio is a worldwide team of security analysts who continuously enrich our data feeds and provide customers unprecedented understanding and response capability into cyber, physical and 3rd party risks. Prioritized, relevant and timely insights enable customers to take action on threat intelligence across the different stages of the attack life cycle. Learn more at



Christy Pittman
W2 Communications for LookingGlass

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