Center for Digital Transformation Executive Briefing Breakfast

Startups and digitally savvy incumbents are attacking established businesses, leveraging new business models and entering new markets. Every business is competing on a new digital playing field and it is imperative that senior leaders understand the new rules of competition. This series integrates premier thought leadership and real world business expertise to help your business compete in a digital world. This program is an ideal opportunity for senior leaders to gain key insights on how to compete more effectively in the rapidly changing digital world.


Phil QuadePhil Quade

Phil Quade is Fortinet’s CISO/Technology Futurist/Evangelist. He integrates across the company’s executives, product managers, sales, partners, and technical professionals, and acts as a trusted advisor to organizations across the globe to help them improve their security postures, and align security strategically with business initiatives. Formerly with the National Security Agency, Phil was most recently the NSA Director’s Special Assistant for Cyber and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force. Immediately prior, he served the Chief Operating Officer of the Information Assurance Directorate at NSA in cybersecurity and related disciplines. Mr. Quade previously served as head of the Defense Department / Intelligence Community’s Information Operations Technology Center’s Advanced Technology Group, as a Professional Staffer at the US Senate, and at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for a cross-discipline intelligence effort.

In partnership with Fortinet

Fortinet’s vision has been to deliver broad, truly integrated, high-performance security across the IT infrastructure. They provide top-rated network and content security, as well as secure access products that share intelligence and work together to form a cooperative fabric. Their unique security fabric combines Security Processors, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to give you proven security, exceptional performance, and better visibility and control--while providing easier administration. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices around the globe. Founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, the visionary founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen, Fortinet is led by a strong management team with deep experience in networking and security.


Cybersecurity Executive Breakfast sponsored by Fortinet

May 9, 2018

7:00 – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 – 7:45 a.m. Introduction
7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Phil Quade, CISO, Fortinet, Inc.; former Chief of the NSA’s Cyber Task Force
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. CISO Panel
9:00 a.m. Conclusion


Event Details

Date: 05.09.2018
Time: 07:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
Event Type: Public




The Beckman Center
100 Academy Way
Irvine, CA 92617


Center for Digital Transformation