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Mike Bailey

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Mike has worked in the B2B software technology sector for almost 10 years and has been with the company for over 6 years. When he joined Wombat Security in 2014 as the lone Digital Marketer he worked to successfully drive their growth as a market leader in the security awareness training space before the acquisition by Proofpoint in 2018. Prior to Proofpoint, Mike worked at several early-stage technology startups in marketing roles. Mike has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Fun Fact:
I’ve won over 10 eating contests including everything from popsicles to pizza!

Sai Chavali

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Saikrishna (Sai) Chavali is a Product Marketer at Proofpoint where he is defining a new product category in the information security industry: Insider Threat Management. Sai has expertise in growing and building information security products to protect data, applications and users across insider threat management and application security. Prior to his role at Proofpoint, Sai held product management positions at Veracode, where his products helped to reduce software vulnerabilities in web applications used by Fortune 100 enterprise companies and consumers all over the world.

Fun Fact:
Possibly the slowest cook in the world but I still enjoy the process.

Tim Choi

VP, Product Marketing

As Vice President of Product Marketing, Tim is responsible for product marketing and Go To Market plans for all of Proofpoint’s compliance and security products. Prior to Proofpoint, he was Vice President of product management at BlackBerry and was part of the turnaround journey of the company to software and security. Tim also led product management and product marketing at WatchDox (acquired by BlackBerry) and product initiatives for VASCO’s cloud authentication services. Tim started his career as the first employee at Voltage Security (acquired by HP), where he held leadership roles in product management, technical sales, services and business development. Tim has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and M.S. degree in Management Science and Engineering, both from Stanford University.

Matt Cooke

Cybersecurity Strategist

Matt Cooke is a Cybersecurity Strategist at Proofpoint, where he creates relevant industry information and topical use-cases for the EMEA region. He provides insights and expertise, country by country, on cyber resilience and defences such as people-centric security, security awareness training and risk management.

Fun Fact:
Matt was fired during the first day on the job as a roadie for a well-known British singer after dropping the first (and most expensive) piece of equipment being unloaded from the truck.

Adenike Cosgrove

Cybersecurity Strategy, EMEA Proofpoint

Adenike Cosgrove is Cybersecurity Strategist for EMEA at Proofpoint, where she drives product marketing and strategic initiatives across European markets, and provides expertise on regional challenges such as data privacy and compliance.

Prior to joining Proofpoint, Ms. Cosgrove was global product marketing lead for Email Fraud Protection at Return Path, a division acquired by Proofpoint in the summer of 2016.
In her role, Ms. Cosgrove participated as a subject matter expert in key security conferences and was elected Vice Chair of the DMARC.org working group, tasked with developing a means of fagging fraudulent emails to consumers in cooperation with some of the world’s largest email service providers.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Cosgrove worked as lead EMEA advisor to security and risk professionals for Forrester Research and Canalys, where she developed a deep understanding of CISO challenges, and helped clients with their information and cybersecurity strategies.

Ms. Cosgrove holds a Masters of Research, Telecommunications from UCL (University College London).

Richard Davis

Cybersecurity Strategist

Richard Davis is a Cybersecurity Strategist at Proofpoint, where he creates relevant industry information and topical use-cases for the EMEA region. He provides insights and expertise, country by country, on cyber resilience and defences such as people-centric security, security awareness training and risk management.

Fun Fact:
Richard is a drummer and amateur audio engineer/producer and spends his time when not working annoying his family with his poor music production!