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Fortinet Inc (FTNT.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ken Xie

56 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Michael Xie

50 2013 President, Chief Technology Officer and Director

Keith Jensen

60 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer

John Whittle

50 2019 Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

William Neukom

77 2018 Lead Independent Director

Ming Hsieh

63 2013 Independent Director

Gary Locke

69 2015 Independent Director

Christopher Paisley

66 2018 Independent Director

Judith Sim

50 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ken Xie

Mr. Ken Xie is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder of the company. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since he co-founded Fortinet in October 2000. He previously served as our President until November 2013. Prior to co-founding Fortinet, Mr. Ken Xie was the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of NetScreen Technologies, Inc., a provider of network security products, which was acquired by Juniper Networks, Inc. in April 2004. Additionally, Mr. Ken Xie was Chief Executive Officer of SIS, Inc. and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. In addition to our Board of Directors, Mr. Ken Xie has served on the board of directors of TeleNav, Inc. since July 2012. Mr. Ken Xie received a B.S. and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University in China and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Michael Xie

Mr. Michael Xie is President, Chief Technology Officer and Director of Fortinet Inc. Prior to co-founding Fortinet, he has served as our President and Chief Technology Officer since November 2013 and as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2001. He previously served as our Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer after co-founding Fortinet in October 2000. Prior to co-founding Fortinet, he held positions as Vice President of Engineering for ServGate Technologies, Inc., a network security provider that was acquired by Amarium Technologies, Inc. in April 2006, Software Director and Architect for NetScreen and Senior Software Engineer for Milkyway Networks Corporation, a network security solutions provider. Mr. Michael Xie has an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Manitoba in Canada, as well as a B.S. and an M.S. in automobile engineering from Tsinghua University in China.

Keith Jensen

Mr. Keith F. Jensen is the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer of Fortinet Inc. Mr. Jensen has served as our Chief Financial Officer since May 2018 and has served as our Chief Accounting Officer since July 2015. From February 2018 to May 2018, Mr. Jensen served as our Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Jensen served as our Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller from May 2014 to July 2015. From November 2012 to May 2014, Mr. Jensen served in various positions at DataDirect Networks, Inc., a data storage provider, including as its Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. From February 2006 to November 2012, Mr. Jensen served in various positions at Sybase, Inc. (which was acquired by SAP America, Inc. in July 2010), an enterprise software and services company, including as Sybase’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to Sybase, from October 1999 to January 2006, Mr. Jensen served as Chief Financial Officer of Dorado Network Systems Corporation, a provider of software solutions to financial service companies. Mr. Jensen also previously held several positions with Coopers & Lybrand, including audit manager. Mr. Jensen holds a B.S. in Business from California State University, Sacramento.

John Whittle

Mr. John Lunsford Whittle J.D. is Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Fortinet Inc. Mr. Whittle has served as our General Counsel since October 2006, Corporate Secretary since January 2007, Vice President of Corporate Development from October 2010 until January 2019 and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development since January 2019. From March 2006 to October 2006, Mr. Whittle was Vice President and General Counsel for Ingres Corporation, an open source database company formed by a divestiture from Computer Associates. Prior to working at Ingres, from January 2000 to March 2005, Mr. Whittle was Vice President and General Counsel for Corio, Inc., an enterprise application services provider. Mr. Whittle worked from March 2005 to March 2006 with International Business Machines Corporation following its acquisition of Corio. Prior to joining Corio, Mr. Whittle was an attorney at the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. from 1996 to 2000, representing technology companies in general corporate matters and initial and follow-on public offerings. Mr. Whittle holds a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Cornell University Law School.

William Neukom

Mr. William Neukom is the Lead Independent Director of Fortinet Inc. Mr. Neukom has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2013 and has served as our Lead Independent Director since April 2018. Mr. Neukom is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the World Justice Project, an organization devoted to promoting the rule of law throughout the world. He is a retired partner in the Seattle office of the international law firm K&L Gates LLP and is a lecturer at Stanford Law School, where he teaches a seminar on the rule of law. He is a member of the Dean’s Council at Stanford Law School and was its chair from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Neukom was the Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco Giants major league baseball team from 2008 to 2011, and served as its Chairman Emeritus during 2012. He is a trustee emeritus of Dartmouth College, having served as chair of the board from 2004 to 2007, and was president of the American Bar Association from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Neukom was previously the lead lawyer for Microsoft Corporation for nearly 25 years, managing its legal, government affairs and philanthropic activities. He retired from Microsoft as its Executive Vice President of Law and Corporate Affairs in 2002, when he returned to Preston, Gates & Ellis LLP and served as the firm’s chairman from 2003 until its merger with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP in 2007. Mr. Neukom also serves on the board of several not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Neukom earned an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an LL.B. from Stanford University.

Ming Hsieh

Mr. Ming Hsieh is an Independent Director of Fortinet Inc. Mr. Hsieh has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2013. Mr. Hsieh has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fulgent Therapeutics Inc., a cancer drug research and development company, since September 2012. From October 2010 to June 2012, Mr. Hsieh served as the President of 3M Cogent, Inc., a provider of global biometric identification solutions, following the acquisition of Cogent, Inc. by 3M Company in 2010. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Hsieh served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the board of directors of Cogent since founding Cogent in 1990. Prior to that, Mr. Hsieh was a research and development engineer at International Rectifier Corporation, a manufacturer of semiconductors, from 1985 to 1987. Mr. Hsieh received a B.S.E.E. from the University of Southern California in 1983 and an M.S.E.E. from University of Southern California in 1984.

Gary Locke

Mr. Gary F. Locke J.D. is an Independent Director of Fortinet Inc. Mr. Locke has served as a member of our Board of Directors since September 2015. Mr. Locke is the chairman of Locke Global Strategies LLC, through which he provides strategic advice and consulting services to businesses in the United States and China. Mr. Locke is the former Governor of the State of Washington, serving two consecutive terms from 1997 to 2005. With more than 20 years of public service leadership, Mr. Locke brings extensive knowledge on corporate and global issues related to the cybersecurity challenges of government organizations. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Locke was the United States Secretary of Commerce. He also served as the United States Ambassador to China from 2011 until 2014. Mr. Locke has served on the board of directors of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., an American movie theater chain, since February 2016 and on the board of directors of nLIGHT, Inc., a laser and semiconductor, since August 2017. In addition to his public service, Mr. Locke has extensive experience in international law and government relations. Mr. Locke received a B.A. in political science from Yale University and a J.D. from Boston University.

Christopher Paisley

Mr. Christopher B. Paisley is an Independent Director of Fortinet Inc. Mr. Paisley has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2004 and served as our Lead Independent Director from July 2012 until April 2018. Since January 2001, Mr. Paisley has served as the Dean’s Executive Professor of Accounting at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. Mr. Paisley also serves as lead independent director of Equinix, Inc., a provider of network colocation, interconnection and managed services, a member of the board of directors of Fitbit, Inc., a connected health and fitness company, and a member of the board of directors of Ambarella, Inc., a developer of low-power, high-definition video compression and image processing semiconductors. Mr. Paisley previously served as a director of Bridge Bank from August 2011 until June 2015, a director of Control4, a home automation company, from May 2006 until August 2015 and a director of YuMe, Inc., a provider of digital video brand advertising solutions, from November 2012 until its acquisition by RhythmOne plc in February 2018. Mr. Paisley holds a B.A. in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Judith Sim

Ms. Judith Koon Lien Sim is an Independent Director of Fortinet Inc. Ms. Sim has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2015. Ms. Sim joined Oracle Corporation in 1991 and has held various customer-related and marketing positions at Oracle, including as its Chief Marketing Officer since 2005. Ms. Sim received a B.S. in dietetics from the University of California at Davis. Ms. Sim has leadership and executive experience from her position as head of marketing programs at Oracle, including experience in field marketing, corporate communications, global customer programs, advertising, campaigns, events and corporate branding.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ken Xie

6,761,690

Michael Xie

3,473,420

Keith Jensen

2,256,010

John Whittle

2,396,690

William Neukom

347,878

Ming Hsieh

336,028

Gary Locke

335,520

Christopher Paisley

357,698

Judith Sim

333,274
As Of  31 Dec 2018

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Ken Xie

150,000 4,509,020

Michael Xie

280,000 5,331,880

Keith Jensen

11,875 356,643

John Whittle

52,291 1,294,240

William Neukom

0 0

Ming Hsieh

0 0

Gary Locke

0 0

Christopher Paisley

0 0

Judith Sim

0 0