Liquid Web Hires Hosting Partner Professional Darren Sepanek to Head Up Partner Program
Sepanek’s expertise will lead efforts to further build and develop the Liquid Web Partner Community
Liquid Web, LLC, (www.staging.liquidweb.com), the market leader in managed hosting services to SMBs and web professionals, announced today the hiring of Darren Sepanek as Vice President of Partners and Strategic Alliances for Liquid Web. Sepanek has spent 25 years growing a career in B2B marketing and building successful partner programs for tech companies. She was the Director of Channel and Partner Marketing for Magento, creating and developing the original marketing program for Magento and its partners.
Sepanek will develop innovative programs to drive deeper and interactive engagement with digital agencies and systems integrators which Liquid Web refers to as Web Professionals. Liquid Web’s Managed WooCommerce Hosting offering opens a host of opportunities for eCommerce agencies that specialize in developing custom, high-performing online stores. In addition, Sepanek will lead the Affiliate, Reseller, and Referral Partner Channels.
Supporting Sepanek in growing Liquid Web’s Partner Program, Susan Shipp has also joined as Director of Partner Community. Shipp is no stranger to creating Partner communities, building the Rackspace Partner Network, supporting the Channel Alliance Program at CenturyLink and the Partner Program at Alert Logic.
“We are very excited about adding this experienced leadership to our team to further champion our efforts to build relationships with our Partner Community and aggressively advocate for the products, programs, and processes that will help them grow their businesses, and thus, grow with Liquid Web”, said CEO, Jim Geiger. “We’re anxious to use Darren’s experience in the eCommerce industry to further the growth of our eCommerce partners, further demonstrating our commitment to our Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce Hosting offerings and the designers, developers, and agencies who create with those solutions”, said Geiger.
“I’m joining a team whose mission is to build mutually beneficial relationships with partners”, said Sepanek. “Liquid Web partners have the advantage of our secure, reliable, fast, hassle-free hosting, backed by the Most Helpful Humans in Hosting™. And they can also count on us to help them grow their business. The Liquid Web Community is all about us growing together, and I could not be more excited.”
About Liquid Web
Marking its 21st anniversary, Liquid Web powers content, commerce, and potential for SMB entrepreneurs and the designers, developers and digital agencies who create for them. An industry leader in managed hosting and cloud services, Liquid Web is known for its high-performance services and exceptional customer support. Liquid Web offers a broad portfolio designed so customers can choose a hosting solution that is hands-on or hands-off or a hybrid of the two. The company owns and manages its own core data centers, providing a diverse range of offerings spanning from bare metal servers and fully managed hosting to managed WordPress and continues to evolve its service offerings to meet the ever-changing needs of its web-reliant, professional customers. With over 32,000 customers spanning 150 countries, the company has assembled a world-class team, global data centers and an expert group of 24/7/365 solution engineers. As an industry leader in customer service*, the rapidly expanding company has been recognized among INC Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for eleven years. Liquid Web is part of the Madison Dearborn Partners family of companies. Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”) is a leading private equity investment firm based in Chicago. For more information, please visit www.staging.liquidweb.com, or read our blog posts at http://www.staging.liquidweb.com/blog. Stay up to date with all Liquid Web events on Twitter and LinkedIn.
*2017 Net Promoter Score of 66
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