Bill Hustad is Splunk’s Vice President of Alliances and Channel Ecosystems. He is dedicated to engaging partners to help Splunk scale and deliver outcomes for customers. In 2021 and 2022, Bill was named one of CRN’s Channel Chiefs of the Year. He brings more than 25 years of experience in go-to-market strategy and execution with a focus on customers, cloud operations and services. Before joining Splunk, Bill worked at Baynote, where he held the roles of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Customer Officer. Earlier in his career, he held a variety of executive roles in the software industry across sales, services, product management, and marketing. Bill studied architecture at the University of Arkansas and is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.