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Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT)

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Proofpoint, Inc.

925 West Maude Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
United States
408 517 4710

Full Time Employees3,658

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Gary L. SteeleChairman of Board & CEO1.06M4.78M1962
Mr. Paul R. Auvil IIIChief Financial Officer745.89kN/A1964
Mr. David KnightExec. VP and GM of Information & Cloud Security Products Group640.66k2.17M1966
Mr. Blake P. SalleChief Revenue Officer791.59kN/A1974
Mr. Ashan WillyExec. VP and GM of Security Products & Services549.59kN/A1972
Mr. Jason StarrVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Michael YangSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Robert Darren LeeExec. VP and GM of Compliance & Digital Risk Bus. UnitN/AN/A1966
Mr. Jason HurstSr. VP of Corp. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Sharyl GivensChief HR OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Proofpoint, Inc. operates as a security-as-a-service provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. It offers protection against advanced and targeted threats, including malicious attachments, polymorphic threats, zero-day exploits, user-transparent drive-by downloads, malicious web links, hybrid threats, malware free attacks, and other penetration tactics. The company also provides integrated email security, cloud security, threat protection products, information protection and archiving, and digital risk protection product services. In addition, it offers solutions that enable secure business-to-business and business-to-consumer communications; email encryption services that encrypt sensitive emails and deliver them to PC or mobile device; file-transfer solutions for end-users to share various forms of documents and other content; security optimized cloud architecture solutions; and security-as-a-service platform consisting of solutions, platform technologies, and infrastructures. The company serves governments, education, financial services, and healthcare sectors; small and medium businesses; and mobile operators and Internet service providers. Proofpoint, Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Corporate Governance

Proofpoint, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 30, 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.