Steve is a Senior Director of Cybersecurity and Compliance. He works with a cross functional group of product marketing, product management, and sales team members positioning Proofpoint solutions to strategic accounts and partners in the context of data loss, compliance, and threat protection. Steve also provides domain knowledge around email archiving and governance products, specifically supporting strategic sales with competitive insight and market context in the areas of e-discovery, regulatory compliance, supervision, and information governance for email and other forms of unstructured data. Steve advises government and commercial organizations such as the SEC and FFIEC, presenting at key conferences and industry roundtables around the country. Prior to Proofpoint, Steve co-founded and held executive roles at big data, e-discovery, and information archive and governance firms. He also served as a primary investigator on two government funded research projects for 3D medical visualization, and his work has been published in over twenty periodicals and books. Steve received his undergraduate degrees in economics, chemistry, and genetics from the University of California at Davis and his master’s degree in molecular biology and biochemistry from Harvard University.