Semperis appoints Tobie Kottman as Channel Director, UK & Ireland
June 2023 by Marc Jacob
Semperis is announcing the appointment of Tobie Kottman as Channel Director for UK and Ireland. Kottman will work alongside Area Vice President of UK & Ireland, Daniel Lattimer. The appointment follows the successful signing of several new partners in 2023 and will enable the delivery of comprehensive Active Directory (AD) security and recovery solutions to customers in the region.
Kottman will focus on growing and strengthening Semperis’ relationship with new partners to increase its reach of customers, as well as driving a targeted programme of business with key channel partners including resellers, systems integrators, and managed service providers.
Kottman has worked in the identity security space since 2011, building programmes and channels across Northern Europe and the Middle East for vendors including SailPoint and CyberArk. He has extensive experience in building channels from a standing start.
The availability of Semperis’ award-winning ITDR solutions is critical at a time when identity-related cyber threats are steadily increasing and AD is now the #1 attack vector, involved in 9 out of 10 cyberattacks Vital services including utilities, financial services, government departments, and critical infrastructure organizations are under threat, so strengthening and maintaining secure, functioning and resilient operations is essential.
Semperis’ channel partners are seen as a true extension of the sales team, with access to training, sales and marketing materials and guaranteed margins. Partners also benefit from strong tech support from Semperis’ solution engineers, Microsoft AD experts, a dedicated incident response team and Semperis’ two free AD security tools, Purple Knight and Forest Druid.