August 2015 to January 2017
Sand Hill Road
Vice President of Machine Learning & AI
TrustPath (Acquired by Zscaler, NASDAQ: ZS)
CEO / Co-Founder
RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners
Cloud & Networking Services BU
2013 to 2015
Big Switch Networks
VP of Engineering
2011 to 2013
Machine Learning and AI companies
Board of Directors, Advisor, Investor (various)
Founder / Head of Networking (now NSBU)
2002 to 2011
Engineer / Researcher
1997 to 2001
➢ Worked with a legendary team that incubated/grew Facebook, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Palo Alto Networks, Workday, Docker, AppDynamics from the beginning. ➢ Worked with a legendary team that incubated/grew Facebook, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Palo Alto Networks, Workday, Docker, AppDynamics from the beginning.
What company does Howie Xu work for?
Howie Xu works for Greylock Partners
What is Howie Xu's role at Greylock Partners?
Howie Xu is EIR
What industry does Howie Xu work in?
Howie Xu works in the Computer Software industry.
EIR @ Greylock Partners ➢ Worked with a legendary team that incubated/grew Facebook, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Palo Alto Networks, Workday, Docker, AppDynamics from the beginning. From August 2015 to January 2017 (1 year 6 months) Sand Hill RoadVice President of Machine Learning & AI @ Zscaler ➢ Driving ML/AI at the largest and best cloud security company CEO / Co-Founder @ TrustPath (Acquired by Zscaler, NASDAQ: ZS) ➢ A small but super talented team with aspiration to transform security with AI/ML.➢ Funded by top-tier VCs, accomplished hi-tech CEOs, Stanford/Berkeley professors. Guest Lecturer @ Stanford University ➢ Guest lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business executive programs Senior Advisor @ RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners Former Governor Thomas J. Ridge and financier R. Brad Lane founded this strategic advisory and venture firm focusing on grand challenges in Education, Sustainability, and IT. Cloud & Networking Services BU @ Cisco ➢ Managed entire 400 engineers globally for Cisco's Cloud and Networking Services BU➢ Owned a wide product portfolios, ranging from hybrid cloud (InterCloud Fabric) to SDN/NFV➢ InterCloud Fabric is Cisco's cloud strategy, helping customers migrate workloads from on-prem to cloud, from one cloud to another cloud. From 2013 to 2015 (2 years) VP of Engineering @ Big Switch Networks ➢ As the founding VP Engineer, built up from scratch one of the best silicon valley start-up teams➢ Instrumental in raising a large round of funding from Redpoint, Index, Khosla➢ Big Switch has been leading the Software Defined Network revolution since its inception and is still the largest pure play SDN player worldwide. SDN technology paves way for private cloud, hybrid cloud, and public cloud build out. From 2011 to 2013 (2 years) Palo AltoBoard of Directors, Advisor, Investor (various) @ Machine Learning and AI companies ➢ On the board of an HR SaaS company, funded by Sequoia et al➢ On the board of a next-gen Retailer OS company, disrupting "Amazon Go"➢ On the advisory board of two blockchain companies and one container security company➢ Advisor/coach at Alchemist Accelerator, the largest and best accelerator dedicated to enterprise startups➢ Angel investors into amazing entrepreneurs Palo AltoFounder / Head of Networking (now NSBU) @ VMware ➢ As one of the very first engineers and leaders for vSphere, I wrote one of the first few lines of the code of Virtual Switch, helped the product revenue to grow from 0 to $4B, from 10+ developers to 10,000+ employees in 10 years. Virtualization changed computing industry forever.➢ Ran all of VMware's network product portfolio for a decade; incubated networking and security VMsafe ecosystem and set the stage for NSX offering.➢ Co-invented network virtualization technology which led to the creation of SDN and NFV industry. Earned multiple key patents in networking and IP storage for VMware flagship product.➢ Server virtualization is the most fundamental system level technology for both private cloud and public cloud. From 2002 to 2011 (9 years) Palo AltoEngineer / Researcher @ (various) NFR Security (Acquired by CheckPoint)➢ Led the design of high-performance Network Intrusion Detection System based on Intel IXP1200 NPU. NFR was acquired by Check Point and the Sentivist product line became Check Point IPS-1MCI Worldcom (acquired by Verizon)➢ Led the OCXMON research under Vint Cerf's Advanced Internet Technology teamPulsecom (acquired by ECI)➢ Led the DSL Access MultiplexerTektronix CPID (acquired by Xerox)➢ Implemented ftpd/telnetd/httpd on Falcon color printer From 1997 to 2001 (4 years)
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
3 year(s), 8 month(s)
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