CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2016) - Proficio, an award-winning provider of cloud-based security services, today announced the appointment of Choo Kim-Isgitt as Vice President of Marketing. Bringing over 20 years of enterprise marketing and management experience, Kim-Isgitt has a successful track record of helping companies grow and achieve brand leadership.
"We're growing at triple digit rates and marketing is a key driver to further scale that growth," said Tim McElwee, Chairman and President, Proficio. "Choo's proven track record in marketing will play a critical role in propelling our company's success as we continue to invest in our sales and marketing teams."
"Choo is a strategic hire for us," said John Humphreys, CMO, Proficio. "She brings us a rare combination of marketing expertise and cybersecurity experience. I am delighted that she is joining Proficio."
Kim-Isgitt was most recently a Partner at Frost Data Capital, where she managed a portfolio of companies focused on industrial, Internet of Things (IoT), and cybersecurity. Previously, she founded Petite Titan, a consulting company, where she assisted start-ups with strategy, operations, sales, channel, and marketing. Kim-Isgitt has also held marketing leadership roles at SmartDrive Systems, M86, Websense, and IBM and has deep domain knowledge of the security space.
In this new role, Kim-Isgitt will focus on building brand awareness and driving demand for Proficio as the company expands its footprint.
"Proficio's team and cybersecurity service offerings are very impressive," said Kim-Isgitt. "I am thrilled to join Proficio at this exciting phase of the company's growth and drive the corporate marketing vision, strategy and demand."
Proficio is an award-winning provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, and is changing the way organizations defend against advanced threats and prevent security breaches. Proficio's ProSOC service provides highly accurate 24×7 security monitoring and alerting, advanced threat detection and automated response services. Proficio is the trusted security service provider of some of the world's leading utility, healthcare, industrial and consumer-focused organizations. To take your security to the next-generation, visit www.proficio.com. Join the next-generation cybersecurity conversation at Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.