Gotay is a strong marketing professional who lives to build strategies from the ground up. She has an impressive track record of building brand awareness and increasing revenue for a variety of companies.
Ignite Visibility applauds Gotay’s strong commitment to her work with cybersecurity startups.
You won’t find many people more serious about cybersecurity than Gotay. She has the education and work experience to make her an expert in this field.
Gotay graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science. She majored in Political Science, Government, and Communication.
Gotay then moved onto graduate school at New York University, where she earned a Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism & Cyber Security.
She is now the Marketing Director at Sotero, a data security firm that protects data for people all across the world.
Gotay’s Start in Cybersecurity
Gotay started her career at Pwnie Express, an Outpost24 company. Here she started working hands-on with threat detection solutions. She learned how to manage employees in a proactive way and took the lead on integrating Hubspot with all of Pwnie Express’s existing platforms.
Following her time with Pwnie Express, she moved on to Digital Guardian. As the Content and Program Marketing Manager, Gotay oversaw all content and thought leadership creation. She was also responsible for product launches and demand generation programs.
Gotay was quickly promoted to Senior Marketing Operations Manager. In this role, she collaborated with sales on inbound and outbound marketing programs. This collaboration was successful for Digital Guardian and the company continued to grow.
Thanks in part to Gotay’s involvement, hundreds of companies were now safer by using Digital Guardian’s cloud-delivered data protection platform.
Gotay Grows in the Field of Cybersecurity Marketing
Gotay has also served as the Digital Marketing Manager for Mendix, the global leader in enterprise low-code application development.
In this role, Gotay had total control over Medix’s email and social media campaigns. She was the lead strategist while also being responsible for all execution. Gotay also built Medix’s influencer programs from the ground up, focusing on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Her innovation helped build the company’s brand awareness and online reputation while increasing its engagement and quality follower count.
Through Gotay’s marketing strategy, many more people were introduced to what Mendix had to offer.
Gotay Continues to Build Solid Strategy for a Variety of Companies
Gotay was also responsible for building brand awareness for Corero Network Security, where she worked as the Digital Marketing & Marketing Operations Manager.
Working closely with the executive team, Gotay developed and implemented a strong marketing plan. This plan grew the company’s name recognition and industry standing.
Thanks in part to Gotay’s strong marketing framework, Corero is a leader in computer and network security.
After her time at Corero, Gotay spent time as the Senior Marketing Operations Manager at Cmd. Before being acquired by Elastic in September 2021, Cmd provided security for cloud workloads and Linux assets.
Gotay oversaw Cmd’s marketing department. She helped to build their strong brand reputation. This helped make them an attractive partner for Elastic.
Gotay’s Work with Sotero
Gotay is now the Marketing Director at Sotero, a leader in next-generation data security.
Joining the start-up as employee seven, Gotay has been with Sotero since the company’s beginning. She has built their marketing department from the ground up and has achieved great success.
With her decision to focus heavily on SEO, the company has seen massive growth. They have now obtained over 50 top positions in Google snippets and have been mentioned in over 60 industry news articles.
Website traffic is also up. Since Gotay’s push on SEO, the Sotero website traffic has more than doubled and their traffic from social media has increased over 300%.
Many at Sotero credit this growth to Gotay’s ability to create relatable content. She takes the time to understand her audience’s pain points and how to solve them.
Her ability to be relatable does not extend to just her audience. She is also an incredible team player who goes above and beyond for her team members. Her creativity and leadership are highly respected among her colleagues at Sotero.
Wrapping it Up with Anne Gotay and Sotero
When we look at all that Gotay has accomplished, it’s no surprise that she has made a name for herself in the world of cybersecurity marketing.
Her creativity, educational background, and passion for the field make her the perfect person to lead the marketing department at Sotero.
We could all learn from her people-based approaches and drive for improvement. I, for one, am excited to see where she takes the world of cybersecurity marketing, next!