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Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT)

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Proofpoint, Inc.

892 Ross Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
United States

IndustryApplication Software
Full Time Employees1,573

Key Executives

Dr. Eric A. Hahn Ph.D.Founder and Chairman35.62kN/A58
Mr. Gary L. SteeleChief Exec. Officer and Director450.34k12.52M55
Mr. Paul R. Auvil IIIChief Financial Officer360.34k1.97M53
Ms. Tracey E. NewellExec. VP of Worldwide Sales and Customer Success923.11k4.74M51
Mr. David KnightExec. VP and Gen. Mang. of Threat Systems Products572.5k2.89M51
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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 (SaaS) provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. It offers threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery, and secure communication solutions. The company provides email security products that include Enterprise Protection secure email gateway, Email Fraud Defense, Email Continuity, and Proofpoint Essentials, which are design to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats, enable enterprises to authenticate their email to reduce consumer phishing, fight business email compromise attacks, and keep email operational in the event of a service provider outage. It also offers threat protection products that detect and prevent threats across email, social media, mobile apps, and SaaS applications, as well as enable enterprises to understand about the attacks they are seeing and the adversaries behind them; and information protection and archiving products, which ensure the enforcement of data governance, data retention, and supervision policies and mandates; cost-effective litigation support through efficient discovery; and active legal-hold management. In addition, the company provides digital risk protection products to deliver real-time, omnichannel digital risk discovery, and protection from brand fraud, data loss, physical threats, and cyber threats. Further, it offers platform services comprising threat detection, threat intel extraction, Nexus threat graph, real-time detection, information classification, and intelligent policy. The company serves organizations in verticals, such as aerospace and defense, education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail. Proofpoint, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Corporate Governance

Proofpoint, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 9.

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.