UiPath’s Chris Morgan Recognized as 2019 CRN Channel Chief

The RPA Leader is Accelerating the Automation First Era with
Partners

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UiPath,
the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software
company, announced today that CRN,
a brand of The
Channel Company
, has named Chris Morgan, global vice president of
partners and alliances, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs.
CRN’s annual Channel Chiefs list includes IT leaders who continually
drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel
partners, and who demonstrate exceptional leadership, vision and
commitment to their channel programs.

As organizations make shift to digital, the channel is under tremendous
pressure to invest in technologies that address the workplace of the
future. UiPath is deeply committed to the channel and empowers its
partners to address growing customers’ demand for RPA and artificial
intelligence technologies that support this digital transformation. To
that end, in 2018 the company:

  • Grew its partner community tenfold, starting from approximately 100
    partners to over 1,000 by year-end
  • Launched a Partner Acceleration
    Fund and Venture Innovation Fund
    to help partners prepare for the
    demand in RPA
  • Hosted its two first-ever Partner Forward events (in the U.S. and
    EMEA), supporting more than 900 attending partners
  • Introduced formal infrastructure to scale partner relationships,
    including tools such as the Partner Portal (offering deal registration
    and co-marketing) and the Business Partner Program (to empower
    partners to build RPA technical and sales skills)
  • Built out its partner sales team from three employees in the Americas
    to more than 50 globally to support strategic and regional partners

Morgan joined UiPath in early 2018 and has been the driving force behind
the company’s channel organization. Morgan has extensive experience
leading global business and channel development organizations at
technology companies, and is responsible for the development and
execution of all indirect pathways to marketing including value-added
resellers, distribution, global systems integrators and technical
alliances at UiPath. Prior to joining UiPath, Morgan was global vice
president of channels and distribution at Nutanix.

“UiPath saw unprecedented
growth
in 2018 and two fundraises that value the company at $3
billion. Under Chris’s leadership, our channel partners have helped
address and support the significant demand for our technology,” said
Craig Bumpus, chief revenue officer, UiPath. “Most importantly, our
channel network has allowed us to democratize RPA and drive the
Automation First era. We are proud of Chris’s accomplishments and the
partner-first culture he’s helped instill at UiPath.”

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special
recognition for their contribution and support in the development of
robust partner programs, innovative business strategies and significant
influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley,
CEO, The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable
record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued
success.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential
Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs
and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

About UiPath

UiPath
is leading the “Automation First” era – championing one robot for every
person, delivering free and open training and collaboration and enabling
robots to learn new skills through AI and machine learning. Led by a
commitment to bring digital era skills to more than a million people,
the company’s enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform has
already automated millions of repetitive, mind-numbing tasks for
business and government organizations all over the world, improving
productivity, customer experience and employee job satisfaction.

Recently named by Comparably as the 6th
happiest place to work
and the 11th
best company culture among large businesses
, UiPath has become one
of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history. The
company is backed by over $400 million in funding from Accel, CapitalG,
Credo Ventures, Earlybird’s Digital East Fund, IVP, Kleiner Perkins,
Madrona, Meritech, Seedcamp and Sequoia.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our
dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and
innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we
connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end
users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we
draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for
ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

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Contacts

Toni Iafrate
UiPath
[email protected]
978-239-5499

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