Proofpoint Appoints Harry Labana as SVP and GM of Archiving, Compliance and Digital Risk

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We are delighted to announce that Harry Labana has been appointed as Proofpoint’s SVP and GM of archiving, compliance and digital risk, effective immediately.

Harry is a seasoned and dynamic technology leader with a proven track record of building top-performing product and R&D teams to shape market-leading solutions. With over 25 years of experience as a senior executive in the IT industry, Harry has demonstrated success in developing strategy, go to market plans, product launches and driving growth in companies with $1B+ portfolios, rapidly growing private companies and leading complex IT programs.

Harry brings a unique perspective to the role, having worked both vendor-side and as an enterprise customer. In his most recent role as managing director at Goldman Sachs, Harry was responsible for corporate and workplace solutions engineering, with a focus on digital risk and shaping a stronger end-user experience in today’s increasingly collaborative workspace. Prior to this, he held senior roles at Workspot, VMWare, CloudVolumes, Citrix, AppSense and was a senior technology consultant various at financial services organizations such as Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brother, Barclays Capital and Dow Jones.

Commenting on his appointment Harry said: “Proofpoint is trusted by some of the world’s leading organizations as their cybersecurity and compliance partner of choice. I believe modernizing the way organizations think about compliant, modern archiving is critical as end-users are increasingly using a multitude of collaboration tools and organizations must keep pace to secure the future of business communication. Proofpoint is uniquely positioned to help organizations on this journey, and I am honored to join a leader at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation on its mission to protect people and defend data.”

Mayank Choudhary, EVP and GM, Information Protection, Cloud Security & Compliance Products Group at Proofpoint added: “Proofpoint continues to invest and innovate on its compliance and archiving solutions, and we are excited to partner with Harry as he brings a wealth of valuable experience and expertise in driving growth in this space. We are confident his customer-centric passion and strong background of leadership will continue to carry Proofpoint’s mission forward in providing human-centric cybersecurity and compliance solutions that address some of the most challenging risks facing organizations today.”

Proofpoint’s compliance and archiving solutions continue to gain industry recognition, with  Gartner® naming Proofpoint a Representative Vendor in the 2023 Gartner Market Guide for Digital Communications Governance[1].

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[1] Gartner, 2023 Market Guide for Digital Communications Governance, Michael Hoeck, November 13, 2023: 2023 Market Guide for Digital Communications Governance

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