Paula Knaub has led global marketing teams and helped design and execute highly leveraged marketing strategies and programs for Silicon Valley high-tech companies for over 25 years.  As Sr. Director of Field and Channel Marketing at Abnormal Security, she leads the North America Field & Channel Marketing organization, including a team of eleven high-performance field and channel marketing professionals. Since joining Abnormal in 2021, Paula has helped the company achieve significant year over year growth.

Prior to joining Abnormal, Paula served as the leader of Global Demand Generation at Venafi who was eventually acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Previous to Venafi, Paula led the Americas Field Marketing organization at FireEye where she helped grow the company's revenue from $30M to over $600M and take the company through a successful IPO in 2013.

Paula has held similar marketing roles at other cybersecurity companies, including Menlo Security, NSFOCUS, McAfee, and PGP Corporation.

Paula earned a degree in liberal arts from DeAnza College and also attended the Marketing Communications Professional Studies Program at San Jose State University.

New to the world of cyber security, Vinny was brought into Abnormal back in early 2022 facing a new career and a brand new role to the company. With this role he jumped at the fresh experience where he works alongside the POV team and carved out a quality assurance process for POV. Doing so he learned to be adaptive and has collaborated with other teams in being proactive in detecting issues that arise in the customer features, creating projects that help with process improvements, and delivering POV materials to the SE team. After being promoted to Senior Cyber Technology Specialist earlier in 2023, Vinny gets to double down with developing strategic initiatives for quality improvement, uncovering patterns and trends around the types of attacks customers face in their email, and discovering ways to identify bugs in the process ahead of time so that the customer and Sales Engineers experience is a great as possible. Vinny hosts the 17 Questions information segment where he is able to speak and learn from Abnormal’s awesome leadership and talent and share with others.

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