Patrick Peterson

Founder & Executive Chairman
Agari
Patrick Peterson is Agari’s visionary founder and executive chairman, who has spent more than 15 years securing the email ecosystem. In this executive leadership role, he supports Agari’s growth initiatives by working closely with customers and partners to further the company’s roadmap and vision. Peterson founded Agari in 2009, when he saw a real need in the industry for a solution that would secure the email channel. Under his leadership as Chief Executive Officer, he developed the company’s industry-changing security platform that now protects many of the world’s largest enterprises from email threats. Prior to Agari, Peterson joined IronPort Systems and invented IronPort’s SenderBase, the industry’s first reputation service. After Cisco’s acquisition of IronPort, he became one of 13 Cisco Fellows. Peterson holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University