Tracey Newell – EVP Global Field Operations, Proofpoint
About the Speaker: Tracey Newell brings to Proofpoint more than 20 years of experience in high tech sales leadership as well as diverse experience leading teams across enterprise, commercial, vertical, public sector, and SMB markets.
Previously, Ms. Newell served as Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Polycom, Inc., where she led global sales operations and was responsible for accelerating the company’s growth in the unified communications (UC) market.
Prior to Polycom, she was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Juniper’s General Business Sales segment, and then previously served as Vice President of Sales for Cisco WebEx, with worldwide responsibility for sales, channels, systems engineering and sales operations for the company’s next-generation collaboration software solutions.
Prior to joining Cisco WebEx, she held leadership roles within Cisco. Ms. Newell has led many diversity initiatives in her career, including Cisco VIEWPoint, a forum dedicated to the professional advancement of women. In the October 2007 edition of Diversity Journal’s annual “Women Worth Watching” publication, she was recognized for breaking down barriers, driving higher levels of company performance and inspiring the next generation of leaders.
Ms. Newell holds a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.