Monday, 24 January 2022 12:14

Fastly hires Alan Chan as local head of channel and partnerships


Global edge cloud network provider Fastly appoints Alan Chan as the company’s first head of channel and partnerships for Australia and New Zealand.

Based in Sydney, Chan will develop the Fastly channel in line with the company’s growth strategies in Australia and New Zealand.

He will also grow mutual relationship between Fastly and its network alliance partners, managed service providers, and systems integrators to help them sell, deploy and service Fastly’s global edge cloud network which enables customers create digital experiences.

Chan has more than 20 years of experience working in the enterprise IT and cybersecurity industry across business development, client account management, sales engineering, and technical support.

At Trustwave, a Singtel Optus subsidiary, Chan contributed to the organisation’s double digit revenue growth annually during his four-year tenure. He closed some of its largest managed security and consulting services deals and was responsible for securing the largest product deal in the company’s history.

Chan previously worked at Unisys as director of business development – security where he grew the cybersecurity business from ground up, defining and executing the go to market strategy.

He has also held enterprise account management roles at FireEye, Symantec, Websense, and McAfee.

“Chan’s skillset and experience of working with leading cybersecurity vendors and their large multinationals customers will be invaluable as we drive our channel growth and continue to enable Australian and New Zealand businesses to secure digital experiences across a range of vertical markets. In addition, Chan’s market knowledge of working with organisations of all sizes within Australia’s cybersecurity industry will be a compelling asset as we continue to scale strategic partnerships and both develop and augment our channel programs in the years ahead,” comments Fastly area vice president Australia and New Zealand Derek Rast.

“I’m looking forward to growing Fastly’s partner ecosystem and helping customers take advantage of our global edge cloud network and security solutions, along with complementary partner integrations and services,” Chan concludes.

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