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|Job title of nominated professional (or team name)||Chief Marketing Officer|
|Company (where nominated professional or team is working)||Sectigo|
|Company size (employees)||500 to 999|
|Headquarters Region||North America|
In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:
• Industry-disrupting leadership: In 2021, Jonathan spearheaded the strategy behind repositioning the corporate brand and leading the go-to-market plan for announcing that Sectigo’s flagship product, Sectigo Certificate Manager (SCM), had become CA Agnostic. He was instrumental in executing a flawless global communications plan to move the company into a new market classification and raising awareness to attract a significant growth of inbound interest from the world’s largest brands.
• Driving success and momentum throughout 2021: Jonathan led the Sectigo team through a banner year in 2021. The company achieved more than 20 percent growth in enterprise sales; record demand for Sectigo’s services and expertise; and the strategic acquisition of SiteLock, a leading website security protection and monitoring provider. Through these momentous wins, Jonathan strategized and grew the marketing-generated sales pipeline by more than 33%, achieved a 1st place ranking in Share of Voice amongst competitors in target markets, and led integration and branding for three newly acquired organizations, all while growing and enabling a best-in-class global marketing organization.
• Energizing the market and customers: Jonathan has an exceptional vision for taking complex concepts and marketing them in way that speaks to the real-life challenges that businesses face today. Through his collaborative approach to working across all business units to gain 360 insight, he delivers and executes plans that inspire trust in Sectigo’s thought leadership and excites its customers, partners, the market.
Sectigo is a leading provider of digital certificates and automated Certificate Lifecycle Management (CLM) solutions, trusted by the world’s largest brands. Its cloud-based, universal CLM platform issues digital certificates and manages lifecycles for Sectigo and third-party certificates alike. With over 20 years of experience establishing digital trust, Sectigo is one of the longest-standing and largest CAs with more than 700,000 customers, including 36% of the Fortune 1000.
Jonathan Skinner has been CMO at Sectigo for nearly five years and is responsible for the company’s marketing strategy, corporate branding, and sales pipeline generation. With 10 years of TLS industry experience and 20 years of technology marketing experience, Jonathan executes brand effectiveness and strategy to drive Sectigo’s continued implementation of next-generation technologies.
Jonathan oversees the go-to-market initiatives across three distinct P&Ls that deliver businesses convenient and mission-critical security products essential for all businesses, no matter what their size. These flagship solutions secure and protect websites and automate certificate lifecycle management to ensure the security of machine and human identities so that businesses can function in a digital-first world.