Eric is Silicon Valley personified. Some years writing code. His first startup: Network Computing Devices -- inventor of the X-Windows Terminal. Brocade Communications -- the inventor of the Fibre Channel Switch. NetScaler/Citrix: security entree with an early Web Application Firewall. Exciting years in WAN Optimization for CItrix, Blue Coat and Cisco. Network security with CloudShield and Threat Intelligence with LookingGlass. Most recently data security with Vormetric/Thales.