Chief Information Security Officer
Ex-NSA cyber boss Phil Quade brings more than three decades of cybersecurity and networking experience working across foreign, government and commercial industry sectors. As Fortinet CISO, he has responsibility for information security and leads strategy and expansion of Fortinet’s Federal and Critical Infrastructure business. He also serves as Strategic Consultant to Fortinet’s largest enterprise customers.Previously, Quade was the NSA Director’s Special Assistant for Cyber and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force, with responsibility for the White House relationship in Cyber. Earlier, he served as Chief Operating Officer of the Information Assurance Directorate at the NSA. He held a variety of roles earlier in his tenure at the NSA, including as the Head of the Information Operations Technology Center’s Advanced Technology Group, as a professional staffer to the US Senate, and in the Office of the Director for National Intelligence.