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Kensington and Brian Heeren Named to
CRN "100 People You Don't Know But
Should" List
List Honors Unsung Heroes of the IT Channel

Redwood Shores, CA, October 1, 2014 /PressReleasePing/ – Kensington, a worldwide
leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories, announced today that Brian
Heeren, National Account Manager, Kensington Computer Products Group, has been named
by CRN as one of the “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” in the IT channel for 2014.
Selected by the CRN editorial team based on ongoing feedback throughout the year from
solution providers and other industry executives, CRN's list celebrates under-the-radar
channel management team members from some of the industry's top vendors and
distributors. These unsung heroes might not be household names but they work tirelessly to
create, promote and manage the programs and policies that support the IT channel and help it

Brian Heeren has over 25 years of channel and sales expertise and leads Kensington’s
channel partner program in the Americas. Heeren is responsible for driving program
innovations and leading-edge products that deliver new revenue opportunities for OEMs,
resellers and distributors. For the past six years he has managed and grown Kensington’s
channel partner program supporting the company’s flagship computing, mobility and physical
security solutions.

“The IT industry has a tendency to shine the spotlight on its top executives, but at CRN we
know that there are a lot of other hardworking people who deserve to be recognized for their
contributions as well,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN.
“This list is our way of recognizing some of the people that are in the trenches, working hard
on behalf of the IT channel every day and making decisions that help tip the scales toward
channel success.”

“I am honored to receive this prestigious recognition from CRN on behalf of Kensington and

the emphasis we place on helping our channel partners drive new revenue streams and
profitability,” said Brian Heeren, National Account Manager of Kensington. “We have a 100%
channel model that is dedicated to delivering the industry’s leading security solutions as a first
line of defense for laptops and mobile devices for enterprises around the world.”

The “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” list is featured in the October issue of CRN and
can be viewed online at

About Kensington
Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories is the recognized
industry standard trusted by enterprises around the world. Kensington's mobile security
product offerings include laptop and mobile security locks providing a new generation of frontline protection for mobile devices. In addition, Kensington offers accessories including power
adapters, chargers, mice, keyboards, trackballs,…