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Michelle AccardiChief Executive OfficerLiongard

Michelle Accardi has vast leadership experience in growth companies as well as large public companies. She has an impressive background of driving successful mergers and acquisitions and capital raises. 

Michelle is currently CEO of Liongard, a leading attack surface management SaaS platform purpose-built for the MSP and IT Service Providers market.    Previously she was CEO of one of the nation's largest cybersecurity-focused Managed Service Providers, Logically.  Previous to this, she served as President and Chief Revenue Officer of Star2Star. Michelle also has driven innovative, agile, revenue-producing field and channel marketing programs for one of the world's most relied-upon technology companies, CA Technologies. 

In all of these roles, Michelle's mission is to inspire and maintain growth for the company and its partners and ensure that customers get significant value from their products and services. 

Michelle is also regarded as a technical thought leader on next-generation marketing and communications strategies. Her book, Agile Marketing, the first in its space chronicles her experiences applying agile methodology to the marketing process for better results and faster time to value.  She brings her substantial channel, managed services, and tech industry experience with her to Liongard.


Michelle has been named to CRN Channel Chief, an annual list representing select leaders in the IT channel who hold direct responsibility for driving growth and revenue through the reseller channel for over 8 years. In 2021, Michelle was named by WPO as a top 15 leader of one of the fastest-growing female-run businesses in the world. Michelle has also been named multiple times to the CRN Power 100 and Power 70 – an elite subset of CRN's prestigious annual Women of the Channel list. Michelle has also been named to Channel Partners Circle of Excellence twice. In 2014, Michelle was honored to be named Businesswoman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Michelle lives in Sarasota, FL with her husband and has 6 children. She holds an MBA from American Intercontinental University and earned her bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida.