Jim Ritchings is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Channel Sales at Trustwave. He brings to Trustwave a strong background characterized by driving incremental revenue through partnerships on a global basis. Previously, Ritchings was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels at F5 Networks responsible for F5's worldwide channel strategy, including value added resellers, global system integrators, managed services providers, and cloud service providers. He also served as Senior Vice President of Business Development, where he founded, developed and ran a global organization that focused on building revenue-producing partnerships with industry-leading application and technology providers. Prior to joining F5, Ritchings spent 15 years in sales and channel leadership positions at Sequent, DataChannel and Unisys. He received a bachelor's degree, cum laude, from Rowan University.