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Jim Hill

CEO - Proofpoint Systems Inc.
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Company Name : Proofpoint Systems Inc.
Company Website : www.proofpoint.net
Company Address : 1393 Oak Ave.
, Los Altos, CA,
United States,
Jim Hill Profile :
CEO - Proofpoint Systems Inc.
Jim Hill Biography :

Prior to launching Proofpoint, Jim had notable careers as a corporate executive at Sun Microsystems and as a Marine Corps officer. Jim is a past president of the International Society for Performance Improvement and received his CPT designation in 2003. He has been recognized by Training magazine as one of 14 visionaries in the field of organizational performance and is a frequent author and speaker on issues of organizational performance. Jim received his doctorate in Human and Organizational Performance from University of Southern California. Dr. Jim Hill is the founder and CEO of Proofpoint Systems, a global provider of software, systems, and programs that support individual and organizational performance. A graduate of The Ohio State University, Dr. Hill also holds a master's degree from Webster University, an MBA from Averett College, and a doctorate in human and organizational performance from the University of Southern California. He is a graduate of the Marine Corps Basic School, Amphibious Warfare School, and Command and Staff College. Upon graduation from Ohio State, Dr. Hill was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. During his military career, he served in numerous command and staff positions in locations including Norway, Japan, Korea, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Somalia. Upon retirement in 1998, he joined Sun Microsystems where he was responsible for establishing numerous regional and global sales productivity organizations and later, Sun's highly successful on-line auctioning initiative. Dr. Hill has been recognized by Training magazine as a thought leader in the field of organizational performance and featured in Sales and Marketing Management magazine. In 2001, he was elected president of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). In 2003, Dr. Hill founded Proofpoint Systems. Under his leadership, Proofpoint developed the first browser-based performance analysis software systems. These patent-pending applications represent a fundamental shift in the way organizational requirements are identified, scoped, addressed. In 2006, Dr. Hill was asked to serve on the Joint Knowledge Development and Distribution Capability steering committee, a major transformation initiative sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He and the teams he has led have received numerous awards. These include various personal military awards and decorations, the Government of Japan's Nippon Zenkokai Award for community service, the Department of Defense Phoenix Award for logistics excellence, and multiple Awards of Excellence from ISPI. Dr. Hill is an author and frequent speaker on the subject of workplace performance and productivity. Recent writings include his articles Stewardship (2004) and Designing an Internal Performance Improvement Organization (2005), and chapters in Performance Interventions (1999), The Encyclopedia of Education and Technology (2004), and The Handbook of Human Performance Technology, 3d Edition (2006). Dr. Hill and his wife, Aiko, have four children, Kie, Elizabeth, JJ, and Aichan. They reside in Los Altos, California.

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