Howie Xu is the VP of Machine Learning and AI at Zscaler. Howie was the CEO/Founder of TrustPath which was acquired by Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS). Before that, Howie was a Greylock Partners EIR and an executive at Cisco, Big Switch Networks, and VMware. During his decade-long tenure at VMware, Howie founded and led VMware’s networking unit (now NSBU) and helped VMware to go from a tiny start-up to a $40B market cap public company. Howie graduated from Stanford GSB SEP and he is also a guest lecturer at Stanford GSB now. Howie is also a board member at various hi-tech companies and a frequent speaker at investment and technology conferences.