Rick Dales

Rick Dales is the Vice President of Product Management, Archiving at Proofpoint. He joined Proofpoint as part of the acquisition of Fortiva. He has over 15 years of experience in product management and development. Rick is responsible for identifying market requirements and developing product strategy. Previously, Rick was the Director of Product Management and Marketing at PlateSpin, a startup focused on utility computing tools. Rick also held senior product management and business development positions at DoubleClick, FloNetwork and Symantec. Over the years, Rick has also worked with dozens of smaller high-tech companies, consulting on the development of business strategies to propel long-term growth. Rick received his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. He can be reached at rdales@proofpoint.com.

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