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Posted on: February 11, 2016

Protegrity Taps IT Industry Veterans for Sales Leadership Roles

Chris Mills and Robert Adamo to Head Up Data Security Vendor’s Eastern U.S. and Western U.S. Regions, Respectively, While Mark Dunleavy Will Lead U.K. and Ireland

STAMFORD, CT – February 11, 2016 – Protegrity, the leading provider of data-centric enterprise data security solutions, announced today that Chris Mills and Robert Adamo have joined the company as Directors of Sales, Eastern U.S. and Western U.S., respectively. In addition, Mark Dunleavy has joined Protegrity as Managing Director of the U.K. and Ireland. The three IT industry veterans will report to Clare Cunniffe, Senior Vice President of Global Sales.

Based in the company’s Connecticut headquarters, Mills brings more than 25 years of software and technology sales experience to Protegrity, having most recently been the Vice President of Sales at VelociData. A native of Australia but residing in the U.S. since the mid-1990s, Mills has also held sales leadership roles at Datapoint, Memorex, Philips, CA Technologies (formerly Computer Associates) and Informatica. Mills can be reached at

Based in Los Angeles, Adamo comes to Protegrity from Oracle, where he was the Southwest Region Sales Director. He has developed his extensive sales and sales management skills while working for both large enterprise companies as well as startups, including NetApp, Nirvanix, Apple,, and Silicon Graphics, among others. Adamo can be reached at

Based in London, Dunleavy joins Protegrity from SAP, where he was the Director of Financial Services and a U.K. & Ireland Board Member. His career in data, which also includes holding successful positions at IONA, SpiritSoft, and Informatica, makes him fluent in the power of data and security as weapons that transform companies. Dunleavy can be reached at

Dunleavy adds to Protegrity’s existing leadership strength in Europe, which includes Otto Neuer, who joined the company last April as Managing Director of EMEA. Neuer, based in Munich and focused on Continental Europe, is highly experienced in IT, software and data management markets, having previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Uniserv and Managing Director of Central Europe at Informatica. Otto can be reached at

“We are thrilled that proven enterprise software sales leaders like Chris, Robert, Mark and Otto have chosen to join Protegrity now as the need for data-centric security solutions has never been greater,” said Cunniffe. “Their extensive experience will help us accelerate our growth in this competitive market.”

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