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Proofpoint Inc (PFPT.OQ)

PFPT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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15 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Hahn

57 Founder, Independent Chairman of the Board

Gary Steele

54 2002 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Auvil

53 2007 Chief Financial Officer

David Knight

50 2016 Executive Vice President, General Manager Threat Systems Products

Bhagwat Swaroop

42 2016 Executive Vice President, General Manager Email Security Products Group

Tracey Newell

51 2015 Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Customer Success

Dana Evan

57 2008 Independent Director

Jonathan Feiber

60 2002 Independent Director

Kristen Gil

2017 Independent Director

Kevin Harvey

52 2002 Independent Director

Richard Herren

55 2016 Independent Director

Michael Johnson

2017 Independent Director

Richard Wallace

57 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Hahn

Mr. Eric A. Hahn serves as Founder, Independent Chairman of the Board of Proofpoint, Inc. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Hahn served as the Chief Technical Officer for Netscape Communications, Inc., a computer services and web browser company, and was a member of Netscape's Executive Committee. In addition, Mr. Hahn was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Collabra Software, Inc., a groupware provider that was acquired by Netscape in 1995. Prior to Collabra, Mr. Hahn ran the cc:Mail division of Lotus Development Corporation, a business applications company. Mr. Hahn holds a B.S. degree from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, which also bestowed to Mr. Hahn an honorary Ph.D. in computer science. The board of directors determined that Mr. Hahn should serve as a director based on his significant experience investing in and serving on the boards of directors of other technology companies, his management and leadership experience as a former founder and executive of multiple startup technology companies and his significant software engineering and product development experience.

Gary Steele

Mr. Gary L. Steele is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Proofpoint, Inc. Mr. Steele currently serves on the board of directors of Vonage Holding Corp. as well as on the board of two privately held companies. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Steele served from June 1997 to July 2002 as the Chief Executive Officer of Portera Systems Inc., a software company. Before Portera, Mr. Steele served as the vice president and general manager of the Middleware and Data Warehousing Product Group at Sybase, Inc., an enterprise and mobile software company. Mr. Steele's prior experience includes business development, marketing, and engineering roles at Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Company, computer, computer software and information technology companies. He holds a B.S. degree in computer science from Washington State University. The board of directors determined that Mr. Steele should serve as a director based on his position as our Chief Executive Officer and his understanding of the Internet security industry.

Paul Auvil

Mr. Paul R. Auvil III is the Chief Financial Officer of Proofpoint, Inc. Prior to joining our company, from September 2006 to March 2007, Mr. Auvil was with Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm, as an entrepreneur-in-residence. Prior to that, from 2002 to July 2006, he served as the chief financial officer at VMware, Inc., a virtualization company. Previously, he served as the chief financial officer for Vitria Technology, Inc., an eBusiness platform company and held various executive positions at VLSI Technology, Inc., a semiconductor and circuit manufacturing company, including vice president of the Internet and Secure Products Division. Since 2007, Mr. Auvil serves on the board of directors for Quantum Corporation and currently holds the position of Chairman in addition to serving on the audit and nominating and corporate governance committees. Mr. Auvil is a member of the Board of Directors of Marin Software Incorporated and serves as the chair of its audit committee but will cease being a director upon the expiration of his term on April 27, 2017. Mr. Auvil holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Dartmouth College and a Master of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

David Knight

Mr. David Knight is a Executive Vice President, General Manager Threat Systems Productsat Proofpoint, Inc. He served as the General Manager Information Security Products Group from July 2013 to July 2016 and prior to that served as our Executive Vice President Product Management and Product Marketing since March 2011. Prior to joining our company, from May 2007 to February 2011, Mr. Knight served as Chief Technology Officer of the Collaboration Software Group and Senior Director of Product Management at Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking and communications technology company. Mr. Knight was previously vice president of product management, vice president of platforms, and senior director of product management for WebEx Communications Inc., a collaboration software company, from 2002 to May 2007. From 1998 to 2002, he was vice president of marketing and product management for Portera Systems Inc. Mr. Knight has also held management positions at Sybase, Inc., an enterprise and mobile software company, and Oracle. He holds a master of science in industrial administration and a B.S. in industrial management and information systems from Carnegie Mellon University.

Bhagwat Swaroop

Mr. Bhagwat Swaroop is Executive Vice President, General Manager Email Security Products Group of the Company. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Swaroop served as vice president of Global Solutions, Product Management and Product Marketing for Enterprise Security at Symantec from August 2015 to June 2016. Mr. Swaroop was Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Symantec from August 2014 to August 2015. He served as Vice President Products and Services for Symantec from May 2014 to August 2014. Prior to Symantec he was Senior Director of Product Management at NetApp from October 2011 to May 2014. Mr. Swaroop also brings experience from approximately four years at McKinsey & Company and ten years at Intel Corporation. He brings a deep understanding of the enterprise security landscape, technology ecosystem and cloud-driven business models to his role. Mr. Swaroop holds multiple degrees including a B.E. in instrumentation and control from Delhi Institute of Technology, a M.S. in electrical engineering from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Tracey Newell

Ms. Tracey E. Newell is Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Customer Success of Proofpoint, Inc. Prior to joining our company, from July 2011 to August 2013, Ms. Newell served as Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Polycom, Inc., a unified communications and collaboration solutions company. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the General Business Sales segment of Juniper Networks, Inc., a networking technology company. Ms. Newell was previously Vice President of Sales for the WebEx division of Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking and communications technology company. Prior to joining the WebEx division, Ms. Newell held a variety of leadership roles within Cisco. Ms. Newell holds a B.A. in business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Dana Evan

Ms. Dana L. Evan is the Independent Director of Proofpoint, Inc. From May 1996 until July 2007, From May 1996 until July 2007, Ms. Evan served as Chief Financial Officer of VeriSign, Inc., a provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the internet and telecommunications networks. Ms. Evan currently serves on the boards of directors of Box, Inc., Criteo S.A., and a number of privately held companies. Ms. Evan also served on the board and as a member of the compensation committee of Fusion-IO from February 2011 until July 2014. Ms. Evan previously served on the board of directors of Everyday Health, Inc.until it was acquired by Ziff Davis in December 2016 and on the board of directors of Omniture, Inc. until it was acquired by Adobe Systems Incorporated in October 2009. Ms. Evan holds a B.S. in Commerce from Santa Clara University and is a certified public accountant (inactive). The board of directors determined that Ms. Evan possesses specific attributes that qualify her to serve as a member of our board of directors, including broad expertise in operations, strategy, accounting, financial management and investor relations at both publicly and privately held technology, media and Internet companies.

Jonathan Feiber

Mr. Jonathan D. Feiber serves as Independent Director of Proofpoint, Inc. He is a general partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, a venture capital firm, which he joined in 1992. As a general partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, Mr. Feiber serves on the board of directors of a number of privately held companies. Prior to joining Mohr Davidow Ventures, Mr. Feiber worked in various managerial positions at Sun Microsystems, a computer software and information technology company. Mr. Feiber holds a B.A. degree from the University of Colorado in distributed studies across computer science, math and astrophysics. The board of directors determined that Mr. Feiber should serve as a director based on his significant experience in the venture capital industry analyzing, investing in and serving on the boards of directors of other technology companies, his significant management, software engineering and product development experience.

Kristen Gil

Ms. Kristen L. Gil serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Gil currently leads the Business Operations and Strategy team at Google driving high-impact strategy and operations work such as user growth, product strategy, and monetization for both new and mature products. In addition, for several years, Gil led the Women@Google group, a global network of thousands of Google employees committed to connecting, developing and retaining female talent. Early in her career, Gil was General Manager of a division at Marketron International, helping to turn around the software company and improve financial performance. Later, she helped in the process to sell the company. She was also a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in San Francisco where she worked across many industries including technology, financial services, and manufacturing. Gil holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from Cornell University.

Kevin Harvey

Mr. Kevin R. Harvey is an Independent Director of Proofpoint, Inc. Mr. Harvey is a founder and general partner of Benchmark Capital, which he joined in 1995. Before founding Benchmark, Mr. Harvey was founder, president and Chief Executive Officer of Approach Software Corp., a server database company. Before founding Approach Software, Mr. Harvey founded Styleware, Inc., a software company. Mr. Harvey received his B.S. degree in engineering from Rice University in 1987. The board of directors determined that Mr. Harvey should serve as a director based on his significant experience investing in and serving on the boards of directors of other technology companies, and his management and leadership experience as a former founder and executive of multiple startup technology companies.

Richard Herren

Mr. Richard Scott Herren is an Independent Director of Proofpoint, Inc. Mr. Herren currently serves as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Autodesk, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based design and engineering software. Prior to joining Autodesk in November 2014, Mr. Herren was senior vice president of finance at Citrix Systems where he led the company’s finance, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, real estate and facilities teams. During his 14 years at Citrix, Mr. Herren held a variety of leadership roles including vice president and managing director for EMEA and vice president and general manager of the company’s virtualization systems group. Before joining Citrix in 2000, Mr. Herren spent 16 years in senior strategy and financial positions at FedEx and IBM. Mr. Herren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Columbia University. The board of directors determined that Mr. Herren should serve as a director based on his broad experience in operations, international business, accounting, financial management and investor relations at publicly held enterprise software companies.

Michael Johnson

Mr. Michael Johnson serves as Independent Director of the company. Johnson currently serves as senior vice president and chief information security officer of Capital One Financial Corporation. Prior to this role, he served as the chief information officer for the U.S. Department of Energy overseeing cybersecurity, cyber enterprise integration, enterprise information resources management, cyber supply chain risk management, and headquarters information technology operations. Mr. Johnson also held various other national security positions across U.S. government including at the Department of Homeland Security, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the White House Executive Office of the President.

Richard Wallace

Mr. Richard P. Wallace is Independent Director of the company. He is currently serves as chief executive officer and president and as a member of the board of directors of KLA-Tencor Corporation, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions. Mr. Wallace began as an applications engineer at KLA Instruments in 1988, and has held various general management positions throughout his 29-year tenure with the company. Earlier in his career, he held positions with Ultratech Stepper and Cypress Semiconductor. Wallace currently serves on the board of directors for NetApp, Inc., a data management solutions company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Eric Hahn

228,113

Gary Steele

5,090,000

Paul Auvil

2,760,370

David Knight

1,566,460

Bhagwat Swaroop

5,480,720

Tracey Newell

1,917,070

Dana Evan

247,488

Jonathan Feiber

197,508

Kristen Gil

--

Kevin Harvey

229,585

Richard Herren

817,875

Michael Johnson

--

Richard Wallace

--
As Of  30 Dec 2016