Rob Cheng, CEO and Founder of PC Pitstop, Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief

PC Pitstop's founder and CEO, Rob Cheng, has been named of of CRN's 2018 Channel Chiefs.

Sioux City, IA, February 16, 2018 --( PC Pitstop, an American leader in end-point and server security, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Rob Cheng, Founder and CEO, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

CRN Channel Chiefs list honored Rob Cheng, Founder and CEO for PC Pitstop, the maker of PC Matic Pro. He was chosen for his consistent drive and push for innovation for both the partner program, and also product additions to address consumer needs. These additions include malicious script blocking, PC Matic Pro server security, and development of the Infinite Alert Block.

“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”

“PC Pitstop is committed to providing the best proactive detection against today's cyber security threats,” said Frank Hansen, Director of Channel Sales for PC Pitstop. “The consistent innovation of PC Matic Pro demonstrates PC Pitstop’s commitment to advance our products to meet the needs of our channel partners and consumers. With PC Pitstop's preventative approach and emphasis on application whitelisting, we are changing the way channel partners think about cyber security."

The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and will appear in the February 2018 issue of CRN.

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About PC Pitstop
PC Pitstop develops, markets and supports the award-winning PC Matic security software. PC Matic features a globally automated whitelist technology and fileless malware detection, together providing the best security protection for end-point devices around the globe. Founded in 1999 by Rob Cheng, the American company with operations based in Sioux City, Iowa and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – was established with the sole purpose of creating a better way to diagnose common computer problems. Over 19 years, PC Pitstop has evolved into an innovative provider of cloud based performance and security solutions for homes, businesses of all sizes, and government agencies. For more information, visit:

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