Tom Fountain

Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer at F5 Networks

Tom Fountain is executive vice president and chief strategy officer at F5 Networks. He is responsible for corporate strategy, corporate development, technology partnerships and new business incubations. Tom joined F5 in 2018 from McAfee, where he was senior vice president for strategy, corporate development, and operations. He defined McAfee's strategic agenda and led the business' transformation program, culminating in its successful spin-out as an independent company. Tom played a central role in the LBO and the separation and stand-up from Intel Corporation. Tom joined McAfee from Juniper Networks, where he served as vice president and general manager of the content and media business unit. As general manager, Tom managed product development, product management, technical marketing, and support, and oversaw product marketing and sales for the content business. Before assuming leadership for one of Juniper's software businesses, Tom was vice president of corporate strategy with responsibility for setting the company's strategic agenda, managing strategy planning and leading competitive intelligence. Earlier in his career, Tom was a venture capitalist with Mayfield Fund, where he focused on infrastructure investments; a co-founder of Ingrian Networks (later acquired by SafeNet) in the network and database security market; the founder and chief executive officer of an outsource software development firm; and a faculty member at Stanford University, where he taught in the electrical engineering and computer science departments. Tom was a PhD student in electrical engineering at Stanford University, where he earned an MBA with distinction as an Arjay Miller Scholar, a second master’s degree in electrical engineering, a third master’s degree in Computer Science, and a bachelor’s degree in computer systems engineering. Specialties: strategy, general management, entrepreneurship, high-tech, corporate development, product management, engineering, venture capital

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