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David DeWalt

Chairman of the Board and CEO

David DeWalt, FireEye Chairman of the Board

Dave has served as chief executive officer since November 2012 and as chairman of the board since May 2012. Prior to joining FireEye, Dave served as president, chief executive officer, and director of McAfee, Inc. from April 2007 until February 2011 when McAfee was acquired by Intel Corporation. He served as president of McAfee, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intel, from February 2011 to August 2011. From December 2003 to March 2007, Dave held various positions at EMC Corporation, a developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions. Prior to EMC, Dave served as president and chief executive officer of Documentum, Inc. from July 2001 to December 2003, and he held other senior executive positions at Documentum from August 1999 to July 2001. Dave has served on the board of directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. since November 2011. He served on the board of directors of Polycom, Inc. from November 2005 to May 2013 and as its chairman of the board from May 2010 to May 2013 and served on the board of directors of Jive Software, Inc. from February 2011 to April 2013. Dave holds a B.S. in computer science from the University of Delaware.

Ashar Aziz

Founder, Vice Chairman of the Board, CTO, and Chief Strategy Officer

Ashar Aziz, FireEye Founder, Vice Chairman of the Board, CTO, and Chief Strategy Officer

Ashar founded FireEye in 2004 and served as chief executive officer until November 2012. He has served as vice chairman of the board, chief technology officer, and chief strategy officer since November 2012 and as a member of the board of directors since February 2004. Prior to FireEye, Ashar founded Terraspring, Inc., a data center automation and virtualization company acquired by Sun Microsystems, Inc., in November 2002 and served as chief technology officer of its N1 program until October 2003. Prior to Terraspring, Inc., he spent 12 years at Sun Microsystems as a distinguished engineer focused on networking and network security. Ashar holds an S.B. in electrical engineering and computer science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, where he received the U.C. Regents Fellowship.

Enrique Salem

Former President and CEO, Symantec Corporation

Enrique Salem

Enrique has served as a member of the board of directors since February 2013. He was president, chief executive officer and a director of Symantec Corporation from April 2009 until July 2012. Prior to this, Enrique held other senior executive positions at Symantec from June 2004 to April 2009. Prior to Symantec, from April 2002 to June 2004, Enrique served as president and chief executive officer of Brightmail, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Symantec in 2004. He also held senior leadership roles at Oblix Inc., Ask Jeeves Inc., Peter Norton Computing, Inc., and Security Pacific Merchant Bank. In March 2011, Enrique was appointed to President Barack Obama's Management Advisory Board. He has been a director of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. since January 2010 and previously served on the board of directors of Symantec Corporation from April 2009 to July 2012. He received the Estrella Award from the Hispanic IT Executive Council in 2010 and was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004 by Ernst & Young. Enrique holds an A.B. in computer science from Dartmouth College.

Gaurav Garg

Founder and Managing Member, Wing Venture Partners

Gaurav Garg Board Photo

Gaurav has served as a member of the board of directors since September 2004. He co-founded and has been a managing member of Wing Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since June 2013. He has served on the board of directors of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. since August 2002. He also currently serves on the board of directors of a number of privately held technology companies, including MobileIron and Jasper Wireless. From May 2001 to June 2010, he was a non-managing member at Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Gaurav was a founder, board member, and senior vice president of product management at Redback Networks, Inc., which was acquired by Ericsson, Inc. in 2007. Prior to Redback Networks, he held various engineering positions at SynOptics Communications, Inc. and Bay Networks, Inc. Gaurav holds a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering and a B.S. in computer science, all from Washington University in St. Louis.

Promod Haque

Senior Managing Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Promod Haque Board Photo

Promod has served as a member of the board of directors since March 2005. He has been a managing partner of Norwest Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since 1990 and currently serves as senior managing partner. He has served on the board of directors of Cyan, Inc. since April 2007. Promod also currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies, including Apigee, Inc., PCH International, Inc., and Virtela Technology Services Inc., and previously served on the board of directors of Persistent Systems Limited from November 2005 to November 2010, and as chairman of the board of Veraz Networks, Inc. from July 2001 until October 2010, when it merged with Dialogic Corporation. Promod holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Delhi, India, an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Northwestern University.

Ronald E. F. Codd

Independent Consultant

Ronald Codd, FireEye Board Member

Ronald has served as a member of the board of directors since July 2012. He has been an independent business consultant since April 2002. From January 1999 to April 2002, he served as president, chief executive officer, and a director of Momentum Business Applications, Inc., an enterprise software company. From September 1991 to December 1998, he served as senior vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer of PeopleSoft, Inc., a provider of human resource management systems. He has served on the board of directors of ServiceNow, Inc. since February 2012 and presently serves on the board of directors of three other private companies: DROBO, Inc., Rocket Fuel Inc., and Veeva Systems, Inc. Additionally, he previously served on the boards of directors of numerous information technology companies, including most recently DemandTec, Inc., Interwoven, Inc. and Data Domain, Inc. Ronald holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.M. in finance and M.I.S. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

William M. Coughran Jr.

Sequoia Capital

William M. Coughran: FireEye Board

Bill has served as a member of the board of directors since July 2012. He has been a member of Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm, since October 2011. He currently serves on the board of directors of multiple private companies, and he served on the board of directors of Clearwell Systems, Inc. from March 2005 to June 2011, when it was acquired by Symantec, Inc. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Bill held a number of roles at Google Inc. from April 2003 to September 2011, including senior vice president of engineering. At Google, he was responsible for security efforts as well as serving on the executive committee and as an advisor to the founders and Eric Schmidt. Prior to Google, Bill co-founded Entrisphere, Inc., a telecom equipment vendor, and served as its initial chief executive officer and in other roles from November 1999 to December 2002. From 1980 to 1999, Bill held a number of roles at Bell Labs, Inc. (originally part of AT&T, Inc. and then Lucent Technologies, Inc.), including vice president of the Computing Sciences Research Center. Bill has held adjunct and visiting faculty roles at Stanford University, Duke University, and ETH Zürich. He has a B.S. and M.S. in mathematics from California Institute of Technology and an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University.

Robert F. Lentz

President and CEO, Cyber Security Strategies, LLC

Robert F. Lentz Board Photo

Robert has served as a member of the board of directors since March 2010. He has served as the president of Cyber Security Strategies since October 2009. He served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber, identity, and information assurance in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Networks and Information Integration/Chief Information Officer from November 2007 to October 2009. Since November 2000, he has also served as the chief information security officer for the U.S. Department of Defense. He previously worked at the National Security Agency from 1975 to 2000, where he served in the first National Computer Security Center as Chief of Network Security. Robert has served as a member of the board of directors of Sypris Solutions, Inc. since July 2012, as well as on the board of directors of a private company and as an advisor to several other technology companies. Robert holds a B.A. in history and social science from St. Mary's College and an M.S. in national strategy from National Defense University.