GFI Software’s Helena Marsikova is on CRN’s prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list

May 17, 2017 - 12:00

More than a decade of Helena Marsikova’s hard work in marketing has been recognized by a leading channel-focused media brand, placing her among the strongest names in the industry.

Helena MarsikovaAustin (TX), USA, May 17, 2017 – CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Helena Maršíková, Partner Marketing Director at GFI Software, as a leader in the IT channel community by including her on the prestigious Women of the Channel list for 2017. This annual list includes distinguished representatives of prominent organizations in the channel ecosystem, and CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Helena Maršíková has been a member of Kerio’s marketing team since 2004, and her outstanding performance and innovative ideas have contributed largely to channel growth at Kerio, leading her career to the position of Partner Marketing Director in 2015. “This is a great honor for me and a major recognition of my efforts in building quality relationships with channel partners around the world,” explains Helena, as she continues her channel marketing career mission at GFI Software, the company which has acquired Kerio in January 2017.

CRN_WOTC_award_2017“Helena’s experience and dedication have been indispensable in supporting our partner network following GFI Software’s acquisition of Kerio, and more recently Exinda. Having such an amazing individual in our team is key in enabling GFI to look at even more ways to support the channel. She will be invaluable as we continue to grow over the coming months,” said David Ball, Helena’s manager and GFI Software’s VP of Demand Generation.

“These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, and added: “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”

The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at


About GFI Software
GFI Software, part of the ESW Capital group of companies, develops right-sized, smartly engineered IT solutions for businesses of all sizes. Our solutions enable IT administrators to easily and efficiently discover, manage and secure their business networks, systems, applications and communications, regardless of their location. GFI Software is a channel-focused company with a network of thousands of partners worldwide. We have received numerous awards and industry accolades, and are a long-time Microsoft® Gold ISV Partner. For more information about GFI Software, our products, and success stories of our customers from over 120 countries, please visit 

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