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Applying for Regional VP of Performance

Location: Americas / US - Northwest / Seattle

Founded by mathematicians and cyber defense experts in 2013, Darktrace is a global leader in cyber security AI, delivering complete AI-powered solutions in its mission to free the world of cyber disruption. We protect more than 7,700 customers from the world’s most complex threats, including ransomware, cloud, and SaaS attacks.

Our roots lie deep in innovation. The Darktrace AI Research Centre based in Cambridge, UK, has conducted research establishing new thresholds in cyber security, with technology innovations backed by over 115 patents and pending applications. The company’s European R&D center is located in The Hague, Netherlands.

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has more than 2,000 employees located across more than 100 countries. Customers include public sector agencies, education institutions, media, organizations supplying critical infrastructure, and businesses of all sizes worldwide.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company, named one of TIME magazine’s “Most Influential Companies” for 2021 and one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative AI Companies” in 2022. For more information on our cutting-edge technology, visit

We are creating a handful of new and exciting roles, at a senior level, focussed on coaching and developing sales team achievement and growth.

Our regional Performance VPs will sit alongside their regional Sales VP – working together to drive the teams’ performance on both a group and an individual level. It is a problem-solving role, and they will collaborate to make improvements to culture, to offices, to team working, to group or individual performance, to implement enablement and skills training. In fact, anything that is going to make a difference to sales teams’ achievement.

They will be the Sales VPs’ right hand in problem solving, coaching, developing, and using data to spot areas where either the team or individuals could use further attention or help. They will be based in the same office as the Sales VP to ensure maximum impact.

What will be the key attributes of a successful VPP?

Credibility – they have to have a credible coaching voice
Maturity – able at problem solving and decision making
Experience – sales and/or performance
Relationship – already has or will easily foster a winning relationship with their Sales VP and the team
Analytical – the ability to use data to spot and solve problems