Craig Nielsen

Craig Nielsen

Senior Director, Channels and Alliances — Asia Pacific

Craig Nielsen is responsible for developing business with McAfee's Channel Partners and establishing Alliances across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

Prior to joining McAfee in June 2012, Nielsen spent nearly six years working in a variety of senior executive roles for Red Hat in APAC, including general manager for New Zealand and OEM manager for APAC and Japan. Nielsen held management positions at Microsoft where he led enterprise sales and partner teams, and was recognized for implementing new sales models, partner program innovations, and business process change programs.

With more than 17 years of experience in the Information Technology sector, Nielsen developed a detailed understanding and appreciation of best practice around delivering enterprise and SME solutions to a range of industries, as well as managing partnerships with leading integrators, outsourcers, and solution providers.

Nielsen holds a MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.