Michael Xie, Co-Founder, CTO And Vice President Of Engineering, Fortinet
Keeping at the top of the security technology pyramid is no small task. But Xie makes it look easy with the continuous stream of security product innovation he has ushered in at Fortinet. Xie’s latest technical achievement: ground-breaking IPv6 next-generation performance on the FortiGate-5140, which delivers 56-Gbps throughput and promises high-speed network security processing. Xie’s latest honor: an Everything Channel Tech Innovator of the Year Award for his leadership of the team that created the Fortigate 620-B.