Ashar Aziz

Founder at FireEye, Inc.

Ashar Aziz

Ashar Aziz

Founder at FireEye, Inc.

Biography

Founder of FireEye, Inc. and Terraspring, Inc., Ashar Aziz is Chairman of BedRock Systems, Inc. Mr. Aziz previously held the position of Director at FireEye, Inc. and Chief Technology Officer-N1 Program at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Aziz received an undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a graduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Overview
Career Highlights

FireEye, Inc.
Terraspring, Inc.

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394

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1959

Age

61

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Vice Chairman at Onapsis, Inc.

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Partner, Infrastructure Software at Bain Capital Ventures LP

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Chief Executive Officer & Board Director at FireEye, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Cyber Security Strategies LLC

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Founder's Coach & Partner at Sequoia Capital

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Former Chief Executive Officer at UltraCell Corp.

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Co-Founder at Wing Venture Management LLC

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Senior Managing Partner at Norwest Venture Partners

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Co-Founder at ShieldX Networks, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ShieldX Networks, Inc.

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Ashar Aziz
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Education
M.S. in Computer Science
Class of 1985

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

S.B. (Scientiae Baccalaureus) in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Class of 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Career History
Founder
2004 - 2016

FireEye, Inc. operates as a intelligence-led security company. The firm engages in the intelligence-based cybersecurity solutions that allow organizations to prepare for, prevent, respond to and remediate cyber attacks. It operates through the following geographical segments: United States; EMEA; APAC; and Other. Its solutions include Enterprise Security; Managed Security; Threat Intelligence; and Industry Solutions. The company was founded by Ashar Aziz in February 2004 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA.

Professional
2002 - 2003

Sun Microsystems, Inc. provides network computing infrastructure solutions. It offers its solutions under the Java technology platform, Solaris Operating System, MySQL database management system, Sun StorageTek storage solutions, and UltraSPARC processor brands. The company also develops networking computing products and technologies which include servers, storage, open source software, tools, and training. The company provides solutions to the social networking, entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, news, energy, and engineering companies. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Founder
Prior

Terraspring, Inc. provided infrastructure automation software solutions. Its technology automated the deployment, management, visibility and control of heterogeneous datacenter environments including solaris, linux and windows/NT operating environments. The company was founded by Ashar Aziz in June, 1999 and was headquartered in Fremont, CA.

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$50K +
2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Political Donations
$2,300
2008

Former President of United States

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FireEye, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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FireEye, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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FireEye, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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ShieldX Networks, Inc. offers cloud security and micro-segmentation software. The company was founded by Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja, Harjinder Singh, Manuel Nedbal and Lovely Kaur in 2015 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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PeerNova, Inc. engages in the provision of blockchain, big data, and financial infrastructure solutions. It offers Cuneiform platform which enables financial institutions to perpetually synchronize their data across multiple internal, and external systems guaranteeing data and process integrity. It also includes end-to-end digitization for financial firms; post-trade validation and positions management; intraday liquidity management; data monetization; and compliance and regulatory reporting. The company was founded by Benjamin Gorlick and Emmanuel Abiodun in 2013 and is headquartered in San, Jose, CA.

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FireEye, Inc. operates as a intelligence-led security company. The firm engages in the intelligence-based cybersecurity solutions that allow organizations to prepare for, prevent, respond to and remediate cyber attacks. It operates through the following geographical segments: United States; EMEA; APAC; and Other. Its solutions include Enterprise Security; Managed Security; Threat Intelligence; and Industry Solutions. The company was founded by Ashar Aziz in February 2004 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA.

Events
Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2013 RSA Conference USA

Security in Knowledge: Unlock the power of knowledge to protect our products, data and infrastructure

Speaker
747 Howard Street-San Francisco, CA
2013 RSA Conference USA

Security in Knowledge: Unlock the power of knowledge to protect our products, data and infrastructure

Other Affiliations

Ashar Aziz is affiliated with FireEye, Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc., Terraspring, Inc.

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