Matthew Pley

Vice President, Carrier & Service Provider Group - Fortinet

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As Vice President of Carrier & Service Providers, Matthew Pley brings to Fortinet over 15 years of experience delivering innovative security solutions to global customers. Matthew specializes in mobile backhaul, small cells, carrier security in edge/core infrastructure , VPN, cloud security, 40G/100G networking, SDN, NFV, and UTM solutions.

Matthew joined Fortinet as Director of Carrier Sales, during which time he strategically developed a Carrier Team that has been successful in building a customer base within Telecom carriers like Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink and Sprint; Cable MSOs such as Comcast, Time Warner, and Charter. Matthew has a diverse, well-rounded background in Systems Engineering, Operations & Sales. Prior to joining Fortinet, Matthew held positions at Check Point Software, Cable & Wireless, Exodus, Digital Island, Realtor.com and Amgen.

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