Channel Marketer Report


Channel Veteran Salvatore Patalano Joins Mindmatrix As Partner, CRO

Mindmatrix, a provider of channel and sales enablement solutions via a single platform, announced that veteran channel executive Salvatore Patalano has joined the company as partner and chief revenue officer. Patalano was most recently chief revenue officer at Lenovo Software – the commercial software division of PC manufacturer Lenovo, where he was responsible for sales, marketing and customer success.

Salvatore Patalano, Partner and Chief Revenue Officer, Mindmatrix

At Mindmatrix, Patalano directs all sales activities, including marketing, customer retention and customer success. Patalano brings a combination of extensive sales and marketing experience, channel transformation and deep expertise in the managed services business. As a former IBM Business Partner for over 17 years, and a Fortune 500 channel executive for the last 13 years, he brings a distinctly unique set of skills to the table, the company said.

“Mindmatrix has an incredible history with over 20 years developing and deploying channel and sales solutions,” said Patalano. “Our market potential is virtually untapped, and my job is to correct that and drive even greater success. I’m looking forward to helping take the company to the next level and beyond.”

Patalano has spent the last 13 years in a variety of leadership roles, including a channel transformation role at IBM, a global marketing role at CA Technologies and the development of a commercial software division at Lenovo. Recognized as one of the Top 100 most influential channel executives in North America, he has had success as both an MSP and a senior channel executive.

“Sal understands global sales, go-to-market strategy, marketing and customer success in a way that few executives can hope to, and he’s got a proven track record of maximizing the growth potential of a range of businesses,” said Harbinder Khera, founder and CEO of Mindmatrix. “I’m delighted to have him as a partner. He’s joining an already successful, energetic team at the perfect time to spearhead Mindmatrix’s aggressive growth plan.”