VP of Products / IoT Security, Palo Alto Networks
Xu Zou is VP of Products, IoT Security at Palo Alto Networks. Xu joined Palo Alto Networks via the acquisition of Zingbox, the IoT security startup he co-founded in 2014. Before starting ZingBox, Xu was senior director of Aerohive Networks, where he launched Aerohive's cloud-based Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) security product. Prior to Aerohive, Xu was senior director of Aruba Networks, where he managed Aruba's industrial and carrier product line. Xu joined Aruba through the acquisition of Azalea Networks, where Xu was a founding member and the VP of Software. Before Azalea Networks, Xu was a senior engineer at Airespace, acquired by Cisco in 2005. Xu has an Executive MBA from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Michigan State University and a B.S. in Computer Science from Tsinghua University. Xu also holds 10 international patents on security and networking.