Richard Dobber

Vice President, Sales EMEA



Richard Dobber is VP Sales EMEA at WhiteHat Security.  He has a long history of adding value for companies in the EMEA region and brings to WhiteHat a wealth of business and sales leadership experience. Richard joined the company in August 2016 from ThreatMetrix where he was VP Sales EMEA, delivering a 60% growth in FY2015.  Prior to that he was Senior VP Sales Operations EMEA for Descartes Systems Group where he was responsible for integrating four acquisitions in the UK, Sweden and Norway into the EMEA team.  He led the “Go to Market” strategy achieving target goals of 15% organic growth and 25% EBITDA.  He has also held senior roles at GoldenGate Software, which was bought by Oracle in 2009, and webMethods, where he built the company’s business and sales organization in EMEA.  Richard studied law and economics at HEAO Haarlem in Netherlands and attended the Business School Nederland in 1986.  A recognised European software entrepreneur, Richard is fluent in Dutch, German and English.  Outside of work his hobbies are cycling, soccer, classic cars and walking his dog.



Fun facts

What is your favorite professional book?

The Blue Ocean

What is your favorite quote?

“No wind is favorable if you don’t know to which harbor you are sailing.”

Name your favorite thing about your job.

Helping our customers to build great secure companies.

Interested in joining our team?

At WhiteHat Security you’ll enjoy a collaborative environment, working with a team of very smart, dedicated and fun people, and competitive benefits.