SAN MATEO, Calif. – December 16, 2015 – Agari, the only enterprise-grade security solution for companies to establish a trusted email channel, today announced Josh Aberant as a new Industry Advisor on the Agari advisory board. The Agari advisory board was formed to bring together leading experts in the security industry to provide unique visions, strengths and experience to further the company’s mission to eliminate email cyber attacks.
“Agari is leading the fight against cyber criminals, restoring trust in the email channel and bringing cyber security awareness and education to the forefront,” said Aberant. “I’m proud to be joining Agari’s bench of top tier advisors to instill trust between brands and their customers.”
“Agari is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Aberant to the advisory board. His knowledge and experience are invaluable to Agari,” said Patrick Peterson, CEO of Agari. “The collective vision and experience of Agari’s advisory board allows us to make decisions that benefit and align with our clients’ near-term needs, while also strategically building for the future of cyber attack detection and prevention.”
Aberant is the VP of Growth at SparkPost where he is focused on accelerating the adoption of its cloud email infrastructure. Prior to joining SparkPost, he served as postmaster at Twitter for four years. He was also a co-founder of RestEngine, a first of its kind social marketing automation platform company that was acquired by Twitter, and was the director of privacy at Marketo, where he founded and led the Marketo Delivery and Compliance teams.
Agari builds disruptive, Internet-scale, data-driven security solutions that eliminate email as a channel for cyberattacks and enable businesses and consumers to interact safely, leading an ever-growing collation of security partners to help fix email for good. The Agari cloud-based SaaS solution aggregates data from 2.5 billion mailboxes to help global brands eliminate email threats, protect customers and their personal data, and proactively guard brand reputation. Today, Agari analyzes more than 6.5 billion messages per day, identifies more than 2 million malicious URLs per month, and blocks more than 200 million malicious emails per month. Founded by the thought leaders behind Cisco’s IronPort solutions, Agari, a recipient of the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation Award and recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Security, Agari is backed by Alloy Ventures, Battery Ventures, First Round Capital, Greylock Partners and Scale Venture Partners. Agari is headquartered in San Mateo, California. Learn more at http://agaridev.wpengine.com and follow us on Twitter @AgariInc.
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