Proofpoint Company Overview
McKinsey estimates that more than 50% of all data breaches involve action of an insider. Proofpoint | ObserveIT is the leading Insider Threat Management solution with more than 1200 customers globally. ObserveIT helps organizations protect against data loss, malicious acts, and brand damage involving insiders acting maliciously, negligently, or unknowingly.
The ObserveIT platform correlates activity and data movement, empowering security teams to identify user risk, detect to insider-led data breaches, and accelerate security incident response. Leveraging a powerful contextual intelligence engine and a library of over 400 threat templates drawn from customers and leading cybersecurity frameworks, ObserveIT delivers rapid time to value and proven capability to streamline insider threat programs.
ObserveIT is now a business unit of Proofpoint.
Jobs at Proofpoint
Mike brings 20+ years of cross-functional, global experience in technology to ObserveIT.
Previously, Mike led the award-winning Global Services and Customer Success organizations at Rapid7, served as Senior Vice President CAD Operations and Strategy at PTC, and Chief Financial Officer at HighWired.com. Additionally, he held Analyst roles at Broadview Associates, McKinsey & Company, and Goldman Sachs. Mike played professional hockey as a defenseman for the Quebec Nordiques. He graduated cum laude from Princeton University and received an M.B.A., with honors, from Harvard Business School.
Mayank Choudhary, MC, is responsible for charting and executing the strategic course of ObserveIT’s solutions. MC’s experience prior to ObserveIT includes serving as VP, Product Management, Enterprise Business & Platform at IntraLinks, Director of Product Management, Identity Management & Governance for CA Technologies and as Senior Product Manager at Dell EMC.
MC holds an M.B.A. from the University of Albany, a Masters in Computer Science from the University at Akron, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Nagpur University.
VP, Chief Architect
Alex joins the engineering team with more than 20 years of experience covering micro-service architectures and collaborative platforms, cloud computing, media processing, distributed systems, data security and cryptography. Prior to joining ObserveIT, Alex served as the VP of Platform Architecture, Intralinks, where he led the Platform Architecture team and the design of the collaborative SaaS platform blueprint and foundational services. Alex also served as Chief Cloud Platform Architect at Avid Technology and held senior technology positions at Guardium (now IBM InfoSphere Guardium), a database security and insider threat mitigation solution, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Kremer holds both a Bachelor and Master degree in Computer Science from the Hebrew University in Israel.
With more than 25 years of experience at both private and public companies, Will brings extensive financial, accounting, legal and operational experience in high-growth environments. Prior to joining ObserveIT, he served as CFO of both BlueTarp Financial and Signiant. Before Signiant, Will served as VP of Finance at Phase Forward where he played a leading role in the Company’s IPO. He has also held roles in finance and accounting at Epsilon Data Management, WebHire, Summit Technology and Arthur Andersen, LLP where he earned his CPA.
Will graduated from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
VP of Marketing
Erica joins ObserveIT with more than 17 years of marketing experience with leading technology organizations including Director of Americas Marketing for Akamai Technologies and Global Marketing Director for Endeca Technologies (acquired by Oracle).
She received her Executive M.B.A. degree from Harvard University, her M.A. from Emerson College, and her B.A. degree from Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
VP of People Strategy
Kristin leads ObserveIT’s talent approach globally, focusing on our greatest asset, our people. Kristin is a strategic HR partner with a proven track record of attracting talent, enabling inspiration, and facilitating development and retention across high profile global organizations.
Prior to joining ObserveIT, Kristin spent 12 years with the Publicis Groupe where she held numerous leadership roles, accountable for developing, leading and executing comprehensive people strategies across multiple global organizations.
VP of Engineering
Tal is a senior technologist who is passionate about driving technology teams to achieve the impossible.
He has developed a successful track record as development manager with more than 20 years of experience starting as one of the founders of Aeronautics Ltd., a leading aerial robotics company, where he served as VP, Research and Development. Tal led the team from inception to a well-established R&D group delivering the highest quality products in groundbreaking delivery times.
Tal also served as VP, Engineering and General Manager of Gizmox, Reddo Mobility and was Co-founder and CTO of Colibri Sense.
VP of Americas Sales
John directs sales and partnership efforts across the United States, Canada, and Latin America for ObserveIT. Previous roles include CEO of Reddo Mobility, CEO of Tracelytics, VP of Business Development for CloudBees, and a key member of Citrix Systems’ Mergers & Acquisitions team.
John entered Citrix through the 2007 acquisition of XenSource where he oversaw the company’s most strategic business development and OEM relationships with companies like HP, Dell, and Citrix.
From athletes to Netflix bingers to foodies to gamers, we are a group of different personalities who at the end of the day come together to build something special. We want different. We want character. We want curiosity. We want people to be themselves and bring their unique talents to make us better and stronger.
"ObserveIT is fast paced, proven leadership and leading edge product that’s leading the path in the Insider Threat space. We truly focus on Customer success partnering with our Customers as they move to solve their Insider Threat challenges. We ensure that our Customers are getting the most from the solution and work with them to ensure they have a successful deployment, as this is reflected in our high Customer retention figures.
The ObserveIT team are open to new ideas, approaches to the market and selling models providing an excellent opportunity deploy new strategies and approaches to the region. It’s both a challenging and demanding opportunity, but with high rewards."
"I moved across the country from San Francisco to join ObserveIT, and haven’t looked back since! This has been the most rewarding year for me and I truly feel like I found my fit. The autonomy that ObserveIT has offered is rare to find and allows for a tremendous amount of personal and professional growth. The energy in the office is fun and competitive and you really do feel like you’re part of a family of people who want to be an integral part of your success."
ObserveIT: Eliminating insider threats, one malicious user at a time.
Drake's "No New Friends" Chart Topper doesn't apply at ObserveIT. Here, everyday BFF's are formed!
The amazing view takes a backseat to dual screens for new ObserveIT VP of People Strategy, Kristin Thornby.
Already to his sales quota for 2017 in June, the world is Brian Costello's oyster.
Mike O'Brien will stop at no lengths to protect his customers from Insider Threats!
New Director of Customer Success Carlton Jones struggles to keep his guns inside of his fresh, new ObserveIT t-shirt.
Collaboration and shared learnings are constants during free Friday lunches.
Plotting world domination in the best boardroom in Boston overlooking the Charles!
New Enterprise Rep Kevin McCabe is left speechless after seeing the new product dashboards in ObserveIT 7.0.
8 ball, corner pocket. "Diamond" Dave Mareiro boasts a 7-week undefeated record on our communal pool table.
Armed with a headset at all times, ObserveIT vet Chris Rossignol is LICENSED TO SELL!
The Gamer is an important persona that we explore with weekly FIFA and Call Of Duty competitions.
After a record setting quarter why not kick back and take in the view?
Every day is a little bit better at ObserveIT if you just look out the window. #TowerLife
The snack HALL, featuring a cold brew coffee keg. And yes, those are Cheez-Its.
Keg flavor of the week: Slumbrew. More like Yum-brew! Am I right?!
Local artisan food vendors invade ObserveIT weekly on Free Lunch Fridays!