Michael Xie has dedicated his career to the network security industry. For two decades, he has been relentlessly driving innovations at Fortinet, in areas of technology, products and services. He was honored with the 2009 Tech Innovator Awards by Everything Channel's CRN. He was also named a 2006 Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and a Top Technology Innovator by VARBusiness Magazine in 2004. Michael has an M.S. degree in electrical & computer engineering from the University of Manitoba as well as M.S. degrees in automobile engineering from Tsinghua University.
Prior to joining Fortinet, he was co-founder and CEO of Risc Group, a French-based company focusing on IT Security with pan-European operations.
Patrice graduated from Insa Lyon and holds a master’s degree in computer engineering.
He joined Fortinet in 2012 to lead Cloud/SaaS Security development teams and is now the Chief Marketing Officer and EVP of Products. He previously held executive leadership positions at Trend Micro where he focused on advanced threat research and cloud delivery security services. He started his career with Lucent Technologies Mobile Division, Hewlett Packard Software and Cable & Wireless Global Networking.
John holds a B.S. degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Plymouth University, United Kingdom.
Mr. Jensen's vast experience comes from serving in various positions at DataDirect Networks, Inc., Sybase, Inc. and Dorado Network Systems Corporation. He has also previously held several positions with Coopers & Lybrand.
Mr. Jensen holds a B.S. in Business from California State University, Sacramento.