Industry Veteran Joins Proficio’s Sales Management Team
London/Barcelona – March 26, 2020 – Proficio, a managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), today announced that Chris Jenkins has been appointed Director of Sales for the UK and Ireland. As a seasoned cybersecurity executive, Jenkins will be responsible for continuing to grow Proficio’s client base in key European markets.
Jenkins comes to Proficio with an impressive track record of growing cybersecurity businesses and leading sales and marketing teams. He has received numerous awards, such as the Best EMEA Partner for Palo Alto Networks, and the Fortinet “FortiHero” award, as was recently the Keynote Speaker for Cisco Connect in Portugal. Before Proficio, Jenkins was Global Head of Security Sales for Telstra, which is one of the largest telecom companies in the world. While at Telstra, Jenkins successfully grew Telstra’s security business in Europe before assuming responsibility for global sales operations, excluding Australia.
“I’m pleased to welcome Chris to Proficio,” said Tim Capps, Managing Director, EMEA for Proficio. “Chris’ proven leadership experience and track record of success in cybersecurity sales will be of immense value to us. As Proficio continues to grow and we launch our new next-generation platform, Chris will help us strategically scale our European business and strengthen our position as a leader in the managed detection and response services market.”
In 2019, Proficio had another record-breaking year of sales, extending the company’s track record of continuous growth. The company also recently rolled out their new next-generation platform, that is based on a universal bus architecture that leverages big data and machine learning technologies. Jenkins will play an integral role in defining and implementing Proficio’s European growth strategy.
“I am excited to join Proficio and contribute to their continued success of delivering world-class managed detection and response services,” says Jenkins. “After speaking with Proficio’s executive team, I am convinced that their innovative approach to cybersecurity services is well positioned to help European organizations meet their cybersecurity and compliance goals.”
Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services through global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s services include managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR), AI-based threat detection, Risk-based Vulnerability Management, and Risk Scoring. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services combines proprietary software, credentialed security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com.