Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT)

About Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT)

Company Description:


Fortinet, Inc. specializes in cybersecurity solutions, offering an extensive range of products including firewalls, anti-virus programs, intrusion prevention systems, and endpoint security components. The company operates through the singular segment of providing integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions.

Fortinet was founded by Ken Xie and Michael Xie in 2000 and is currently headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, United States. With a reputation for innovation in the cybersecurity space, Fortinet has grown to be a key player in the industry.


Main Product(s):


Fortinet's primary products encompass a variety of cybersecurity solutions, notably its flagship product line, the FortiGate firewalls. Additionally, the company offers a comprehensive suite of security products covering network, endpoint, application, data center, cloud, and access security.


Short History of Fortinet, Inc:


  • 2000 – Founded by Ken Xie and Michael Xie.
  • 2009 – Fortinet went public with one of the biggest tech IPOs of the year.
  • 2010s – Expanded its product line with end-to-end cybersecurity solutions.
  • 2016 – Surpassed $1 billion in revenue, signifying rapid growth.
  • 2020 – Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Ken XieFounder, Chairman & CEO1.77M14.25M1963
Mr. Michael XieFounder, President, CTO & Director786.06kN/A1969
Mr. Keith F. JensenCFO & Chief Accounting Officer927.98k5.36M1959
Mr. John WhittleExecutive VP of Corporate Development, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary826.13k2.35M1969
Mr. Patrice PercheExecutive VP of Support & Chief Revenue Officer1.02MN/A1963
Ms. Ana PeaseVice President of Talent Management & OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Peter M. SalkowskiSenior Vice President of Finance & Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John MaddisonChief Marketing Officer & Executive VP of Product StrategyN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Chris PernaVice President of Talent AcquisitionN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Robert MayExecutive VP of Technology & Product ManagementN/AN/AN/A

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