Filippo Cassini
Filippo Cassini
Fortinet
Vice President of Worldwide Consulting Systems Engineering
Filippo Cassini joined Fortinet in 2003 and has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications, IT and security industries. He leads the Presales Consultants team which engages with Fortinet's top Telco customers around the world. Before becoming Fortinet’s Vice President of Worldwide Consulting Systems Engineering, Filippo held positions as Security Products System Engineer at Exclusive Networks, a pan-european security products distributor, and also worked as LINUX security consultant and engineer. Filippo holds an engineering degree.

Lizzie cohen
Lizzie cohen
fortinet
sales vp
As an experienced senior executive with a proven track record in sales and business development, Lizzie joins forces with the regional management team to spearhead Fortinet’s growth and market share expansion across the region. She joined Fortinet from F5, where she spent 15 years and held a series of sales leadership roles, initially as Sales Director for Southern Europe and later senior vice president of sales for EMEA. Prior to F5, Lizzie worked at Nortel Networks for 10 years, as the International Sales Director, where she focused on integrating the company’s regionally developed enterprise telecommunication products into Nortel’s global channel sales engagement.

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Sherelle has been tracking technology evolution across a broad range of market segments throughout her career, with her latest focus being the agile, software-defined world of cloud and, most importantly, how best to leverage it for maximum success.

Prior to joining Fortinet, Sherelle developed solutions for Service Provider, Enterprise and SMB customers at Cisco systems, both in the USA and in Europe, developed internal IT services for Hewlett Packard in the USA and developed managed services for British Telecom in the UK.

Sherelle is based at Fortinet’s EMEA HQ in Sophia Antipolis, France.

Thorsten Jaeger
Thorsten Jaeger
FORTINET
Sr. Director Systems Engineering Telco/MSSP
Thorsten Jaeger has more than 25 years’ experience working in the Telco and Service Provider industries for both vendors and partners. Thorsten joined Fortinet 15 years ago working extensively with our partners and customers focusing on data communication and security.

Amit Joshi
Amit Joshi
Fortinet
Business Development

Franck Morales
Franck Morales
Orange
VP Marketing Connectivity Services
Franck is Vice President, Connectivity Marketing, at Orange Business Services. With more than 30 years of industry experience, he has extensive knowledge of the global telecom ecosystem, with a focus on product and strategic planning for both fixed and mobile technologies.

Since 2013, Franck has led the Orange Business Services connectivity portfolio and was instrumental in the company’s global transformation toward SD-WAN, orchestration and virtualization.

Franck is a frequent speaker promoting SDx technologies at industry conferences, including MEF 2018, Cisco Live, SDWAN Summit and other industry partner events. He is keen to share the Orange experience, resources and leadership gained from his work with the LSO SONATA program to new service developments, such as SD-WAN, to ensure broad adoption in the industry.

Franck’s entire career has been centered on the B-to-B sector and managing strategic industry partnerships. From 2006-2008 Franck was also co-chair of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA).
In 2019 Franck was appointed Advisory Director at MEF.

Patrice Perche
Patrice Perche
Fortinet
CRO & EVP Support
Patrice Perche has more than 20 years of experience in the IT security industry. Patrice is responsible for managing Fortinet's international sales and support operations worldwide. He has been with Fortinet since 2004, leveraging his extensive experience in successfully penetrating and growing new territories, recruiting and nurturing a value-add channel partners network, and accelerating the company's footprint in the enterprise market.

Prior to joining Fortinet, he was co-founder and CEO of Risc Group, a French-based company focusing on IT Security with pan-European operations.

Patrice graduated from Insa Lyon and holds a master’s degree in computer engineering.

Claudio Salmin
Claudio Salmin
Fortient
Manager, CSE
Claudio Salmin has over 15 years of experience working in the IT industry. Since 2010, he has worked as a Consultant System Engineer for Fortinet's EMEA and APAC regions. He is specialized in network security, in software defined technologies and virtualization solutions. In his current role he is a senior advisor for Managed Service Providers and for cloud security solutions. He is also involved in technical details on how Fortinet integrates with third party leading virtualization technologies and various Orchestration Systems.

Ronen Shpirer
Ronen Shpirer
Fortinet
Director, 4G & 5G Solutions Marketing
Ronen Shpirer is leading Fortinet’s solutions marketing for the communication service providers (CSP) segment, with emphasis on driving revenue and growth for MSSPs and security’s role and solutions for innovative 5G infrastructure and services. Ronen has over 25 years of international pre-sales and marketing experience in networking and security in the carrier, service provider and enterprise markets.

Christophe Voilque
Christophe Voilque
Fortinet
Sales director
Christophe has 20+ years’ experience in IT & Security Services. Christophe joined Fortinet in 2011 and has held various management responsibilities including Global Account Director Orange group, Carriers & MSSP Sales Director France and now develops the EMEA MSSP strategy to increase our leading footprint with Carriers, Services Providers & Partners while enabling our sales team to increase growth.

Prior to Fortinet, Christophe spent 5 years at Spirent communications as Global Account Director of Orange Group and 10 years at Tektronix as the Account Manager for French Services Providers.

Tom Walker
Tom Walker
Fortinet
Manager, Consulting Systems Engineering