Samantha MadridVP of Security Business & Strategy, Juniper Networks
Samantha Madrid is the Vice President of Security Business and Strategy at Juniper Networks, with over twenty years of experience in the enterprise business-to-business security market in roles spanning from product management to marketing to sales engineering. She previously served as the Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for E8 Security (acquired by VMware). Prior to that, she held leadership roles at Palo Alto Networks, Forcepoint, Inc. (formerly Websense), and Cisco (via IronPort). Over the span of her career, Samantha has had a proven track record turning around businesses in decline to achieve record growth and industry recognition. She’s built strong product organizations, introduced many successful products, created brands, and launched effective go-to-market programs that have led to rapid product adoption in the highly competitive security industry. She studied Political Science at San Jose State University, where she also was a member of the university’s swimming and diving team.