John is a Cybersecurity Evangelist with over twenty years’ experience in the cybersecurity industry. John has been at Palo Alto Networks for almost 10 years where he leads Network Security Evangelism across EMEA for Next Generation Firewalls, Cloud Delivered Security Services, SASE solutions and Unit 42 Threat Intelligence.  John presents regularly on Ransomware Attacks and Mitigations as well as Zero Trust.

He previously was the Sr. Product Manager for Threat Prevention technologies and ran part of the Unit 42 Threat Research team delivering innovative solutions for the prevention of ransomware, Zero Trust, threats and adversaries within enterprise networks for Palo Alto Networks.

John joined Palo Alto Networks from Symantec where he was the Group Product Manager delivering endpoint protection, anti-malware technologies and security solutions. John has held various positions in IT and product management at Apple Computer, 3Com, and National Semiconductor. John received his MBA from St. Mary’s College and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.