Phil is Fortinet’s CISO/Technology Futurist/Evangelist. He integrates across the company’s executives, product managers, sales, partner programs, & 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, managing day-to-day operations, strategy, planning, integration, and relationships, 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. Previous assignments include serving as a computer scientist, cryptanalyst, computer & network security evaluator, and a variety of policy, program management, and resource jobs. Mr. Quade is married with three children.