Patrick Peterson is Agari’s visionary Founder and CEO, who has spent more than 15 years securing the email ecosystem. Peterson founded Agari in 2009, when he saw a real need in the industry for a solution that would secure the email channel. Under his leadership as Chief Executive Officer, he has developed the company’s industry-changing security platform that now protects many of the world’s largest enterprises from email threats. Prior to Agari, Peterson joined IronPort Systems and invented IronPort’s SenderBase, the industry’s first reputation service.
Armen Najarian is a 15 year Silicon Valley marketing veteran with deep experience scaling pre- and post-IPO cloud and security companies to successful shareholder outcomes. He joined Agari as CMO in April 2018 to accelerate demand and position Agari as the premier worldwide provider of advanced email security solutions. Prior to Agari, Najarian served as Chief Marketing Officer at ThreatMetrix after a successful career in product marketing.
Raymond Lim is the CFO of Agari, with 20+ years of financial and high technology experience building and scaling SaaS startups and growth companies. Prior to Agari, Lim served as CFO and VP of Finance at three other Norwest Venture Partners portfolio companies including Rafter, Badgeville and Jigsaw. He also served in the same capacity for other venture-backed technology companies including Saisei Networks and CrowdFlower.
John Giacomini is Chief Revenue Officer at Agari. He has years of experience building dedicated and growth-oriented sales teams for cybersecurity companies as Executive Vice President, Global Sales at Cylance and Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Forcepoint.
Ramon Peypoch is the Chief Product Officer of Agari, and has more than 15 years of security industry expertise. Peypoch is known as an innovative product leader who aligns compelling vision with a focus on solving hard problems via disruptive approaches. Prior to joining Agari, Ramon was with VERA, a data centric security company. He has held global leadership roles at Proofpoint, Websense, Symantec and Accenture.
Doug Jones is Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer at Agari. Over the last 20 years, he has served in several executive positions at high-growth companies, most recently as CEO of GrandCanals. Previously, he was Interim Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Badgeville, Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Lithium Technologies, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence for BridgeScale Partners.
Zohar Gillai is VP of Customer Enablement and Support at Agari. Zohar has many years of experience in the cyber security space building and running world-class service delivery and customer support teams that provide outstanding customer experience and business outcomes. Prior to joining Agari Zohar was with WhiteHat Security, and has held leadership positions at Usermind and Forescout.
Ashok Thirunarayanan is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Agari. He has 20+ years of experience as a software engineering executive building and launching successful SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and On-Premise Cyber Security and networking products for Cloud, Enterprise, Data Center, and Service Provider markets. His experience spans across start-up and large enterprises.
Tracy Pallas is the Vice President of WW Channels & Alliances at Agari. Her career spans over 20 years of direct sales, channel sales, and consulting experience. Consistently named to CRN Magazine’s Channel Chiefs and Top Women in Channels lists, her expertise lies in building channel GTM strategies and net-new revenue creation. Prior to joining Agari, Tracy held leadership roles within Illusive Networks, Extreme Networks, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco, and IronPort Systems.
John Wilson is the Field Chief Technology Officer at Agari, responsible for researching and utilizing the company’s advanced data security insights to drive continuous technology innovation. An esteemed security expert, Wilson is often called upon to assist major organizations in fighting cyber crime. During his career, he assisted Microsoft and the FS-ISAC with taking down the B54 Citadel botnet by providing data related to Citadel botnet infections and acting as a declarant in the civil forfeiture action filed in US District Court.
Crane Hassold is Sr. Director of Threat Research at Agari, where he leads an intelligence team responsible for researching enterprise-focused phishing threats. Prior to moving to the private sector in 2015, Crane served as an analyst at the FBI for more than 11 years, providing strategic and tactical analytic support to cyber, financial crime, and violent crime cases.
Jacob Rideout is the Chief Architect at Agari, where he leads new product development and applied research. Previously, Jacob has led efforts in retail analytics, marketing optimization, and email security at Return Path. He is a regular collaborator in industry initiatives at M³AAWG and ETIS that foster data-sharing and define industry best practices.