Hatem Naguib

Hatem Naguib serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Security Business at Barracuda. In this role, he has global responsibility for Barracuda's complete portfolio of award-winning, cloud-enabled security products that span network, content and application security. He brings more than 25 years of experience in high-tech companies building innovative products in enterprise software, cloud services, data center virtualization, software defined networking, and security.

Most recently, Naguib was Vice President of Networking and Security at VMware, where he was responsible for the product, technical marketing and business development teams of VMware NSX, a leading software defined networking and security solution. At VMware, he helped NSX become one of the industry's fastest growing infrastructure software products. Naguib joined VMware in 2006, and held several leadership positions there, including managing the global partnerships with Cisco, EMC and HP. He also served as the VMware executive leader for VCE, the converged infrastructure startup founded by VMware, Cisco and EMC.

Prior to VMware, Naguib held engineering and sales leadership positions at several startups and global corporations including CenterRun, GE, The Walt Disney Company and Accenture.

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