Industry Veteran to Advise on Go-to-Market Strategy and Marketing Plan
Reston, VA – October 4, 2018 – Graphus, the phishing defense company that stops attacks that others miss, announced today that growth strategy veteran, Charles Gold, is joining their team as Chief Marketing Advisor. Mr. Gold will advise the company on its go-to-market strategy and marketing plan.
Email has become the single largest source of cyber attacks and the sophistication of these attacks is increasing every day. Using its patented TrustGraph® technology, Graphus detects, blocks, and remediates even the most sophisticated attacks that get past native platform security features and legacy email security products.
“Businesses of all sizes have recognized that legacy email security technologies simply cannot catch the sophisticated phishing attacks that bombard their employees every day,” said Charles Gold. “Graphus offers unique technology that is proven to catch the phish that others miss — this is a massive opportunity to solve an unsolved problem. I’m delighted to help the Graphus team build on the substantial momentum they have established in the market.”
Mr. Gold has more than 20 years of experience driving growth for innovative software, SaaS, and cybersecurity companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Marketing Officer at Virtru, a leader in encryption and data protection. In this role, he helped drive growth from zero to 8 figures of annual recurring revenue and more than 8,000 corporate customers in just three years. The Washington Business Journal named Mr. Gold its 2017 CMO of the Year for his contributions to the company’s growth. Prior to Virtru, he led marketing efforts at Sonatype, Progress Software, and Red Hat.
Manoj Srivastava, the co-founder & CEO of Graphus, said, “We are extremely excited to have Charles bring his growth marketing expertise to Graphus. He brings a wealth of relevant experience building and scaling high growth companies. His guidance on our go-to-market strategy will be invaluable.”
Graphus® is industry’s first automated phishing defense platform. It provides immediate protection for cloud application users by automatically eliminating social engineering threats – spear phishing, phishing, and business email scams. Patented Graphus technology employs artificial intelligence to establish a TrustGraph® between people, devices, and networks to detect threats. Companies can activate Graphus in less than a minute. Graphus was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, visit https://www.graphus.ai.