Patricia Murphy joined McAfee in January 2010 as vice president of EMEA Professional Services, where she embarked on an effort to grow the company’s security services capabilities. Her role includes leading an international delivery and services sales organization in support of the EMEA product sales teams, to drive increased value for McAfee customers through the deployment of security solutions. Murphy is also focused on developing a mature partner and alliance strategy, as well as growing thought leadership within the McAfee services organization in the security domains of risk and compliance, network, system endpoint, data, policy, and Foundstone services.
Murphy is an accomplished technology leader who has more than two decades of experience successfully building out international organizations focused on professional services and information technology. Prior to joining McAfee, she led the EMEA professional services business for HP Software and Solutions. In this position, she drove major business and process transformation across the organization in diverse geographies and cultures. Murphy later took on a global role to manage sales and marketing across EMEA, the Americas, and Asia, building out a 150-strong services sales force in a 2,000-person professional services business.
Murphy spent nearly 10 years in Silicon Valley working for Tandem, Intel, and Ingres/Relational Technology prior to relocating to Europe in 1991. During her time in the EU, she focused on managing international teams in Asia, Europe, and North America at companies such as Computer Associates, Business Objects, Dassault Systèmes, and Mercury Interactive, before joining HP.
Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Santa Clara University. Now based in Paris, she is a dual citizen (USA and France) who is fluent in both English and French. Murphy has a passion for contemporary art, music, and theater, as well as the diversity of cultures and languages.