Brad is the co-founder and CEO of Proficio. Under his leadership, the company has grown from a startup to an industry leader in the MDR services market. In addition to his role as CEO, Brad has led Proficio’s Sales, Product Development, and SOC teams. Prior to Proficio, he held leadership positions in cybersecurity, enterprise software, and venture capital companies. He has built and managed multiple sales teams as a VP of Sales and assisted in two highly successful IPOs with RSA Security (RSAS, now EMC) and ArcSight (now HPE/Micro Focus). In addition, he has helped launch and grow several companies including eIQnetworks, SOA Software, and AirTight Networks. Brad is recognized as an industry authority on cybersecurity and has spoken at multiple industry events. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
John is the co-founder and Senior Vice-President responsible for marketing, finance, HR, legal, and operations at Proficio. He has 30 years of experience defining and executing breakthrough marketing strategies for IT information solution providers. Prior to Proficio, John started and grew a business to help Silicon Valley startups enter new global markets. He has held multiple senior positions including VP of Marketing and Business Development at BRECIS Communications (acquired by PMC-Sierra), Acting VP of Marketing at Tail-f (acquired by Cisco), and VP of Product Marketing at Ramp Networks (acquired by Nokia). He also held management positions with Madge Networks, Ungermann-Bass, Ingres, and Hewlett Packard. He has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Victoria University in New Zealand.
Alex heads up Proficio’s sales and service delivery operations in APAC. Under his leadership, Proficio Singapore is regarded as one of top cybersecurity teams in the region.
Prior to joining Proficio, Alex’s held senior positions in AT&T Singapore, Adaptec Asia, and Intel Technology Asia. Alex co-founded Telogic Pte Ltd, a successful Telecommunications IT company providing Telecom IT solutions to regional service providers such as M1 Singapore, AIS Thailand, Telkomsel Indonesia, and Mobitel Cambodia. At Telogic, he was instrumental in building and managing the Software Development, System Engineering, Technical Presales and Operations Support teams. He holds a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering degree from the University of Nottingham in the UK where he graduated with First Class Honors.
Tim heads up Proficio’s sales and service delivery operations in EMEA. Under his leadership, Proficio Barcelona is regarded as one of top cybersecurity teams in the region. Tim has extensive experience running EMEA sales and operations teams for technology and communications companies. Prior to joining Proficio, he held various senior management roles for Archive Corporation, Imperito Networks, Shiva Corporation, Phoenix Technologies and Ramp Networks, and also ran his own successful image digitization business in the UK. He has an established track record of delivering sustained growth, strategically expanding market share and identifying critical partnership opportunities.
Carl is head of Proficio’s global service delivery organization. He has over a decade of experience in cybersecurity and information technology. Prior to joining Proficio, he led two separate Sony global Security Operations Center teams responsible for monitoring advanced threats, cloud security, threat intelligence, SecDevOps, phishing and digital forensics. He is experienced in leading global incident response efforts in security breaches and large-scale cyber attacks spanning across the Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA. In addition, Carl has contributed to maturity initiatives in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), SIEM content development, and litigation-based eDiscovery. Carl has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Security from ITT Technical Institute and holds two GIAC certifications.
Barron is the VP of Finance for Proficio where he oversees the organization’s global finance and accounting function. Prior to joining Proficio in 2018 as Controller, Barron was the Director of Accounting at Host Healthcare, an INC 500 travel nurse staffing company. Prior to Host, Barron was a financial statement auditor with EY where he served public and private companies in the Healthcare and Biotech sectors. Barron graduated with a BS in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. While at Notre Dame, he was a 4x NCAA All-American fencer and NCAA team national champion.
Jamal is responsible for Proficio’s global operations. He a high tech veteran with more than 20 years of experience working for Silicon Valley companies. He has held senior executive positions including Vice President of Manufacturing Operations and Logistics at Riverstone Networks/Cabletron and Vice President of Operations of iPolicy Networks, Inc. Jamal’s experience and education enable him to contribute to Proficio in a variety of roles including operations, services, support, logistics and quality. Jamal holds a bachelor’s degree of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Orleans.
Ardan has been with Proficio since 2015, working his way up from a Security Analyst to a SOC Director for Proficio‘s Threat Intelligence Team and APAC Operations. Prior to joining Proficio, he led a team of Security Analysts responsible for network security systems monitoring and intrusion analysis. During his time at Proficio, Ardan has played key roles in performing in-depth deep-dive threat analysis and investigations for Proficio’s ProSOC services, with a particular focus on metadata and contextual analysis to identify threats and anomalies in client environments. He frequently is the go-to person for unusual and critical investigations. In addition, Ardan has contributed significantly to the formation, training and continued development of Proficio’s SOC Team in APAC and leads the Threat Intelligence initiatives within Proficio.
Yuh Shyang has been with Proficio since 2015, and has worked his way up from a Security Analyst to Director for Proficio’s Engineering Team globally. Prior to joining Proficio, he led a team of Security Analysts responsible for network security systems monitoring and intrusion analysis. With his diverse interest of how MSSPs function as a whole, he went on to learn Managed Security Devices and became an engineer responsible for maintaining critical security systems. Through his first years at Proficio, Yuh Shyang played key roles in performing in-depth deep-dive investigations for Proficio’s ProSOC services and also doing Managed Security Services concurrently. He has often been the go-to person for picking up tasks that the company needed in Singapore. He will utilize his breadth of experience across multiple disciplines to rise to the challenge of leading Proficio’s global engineering team.