Michael Frendo, Senior Vice President, High-End Security Systems (HSS) Business Unit at Juniper Networks, has more than 20 years of technology, engineering, and product partnership experience. In his current role, Frendo is responsible for the leadership of the current and next generation security and network traffic visibility technologies and products. Prior to joining Juniper, Michael was responsible for leading system architecture, worldwide product development and customer engagements for the entire product line at McDATA Corporation. Previously, Frendo was the vice president for Systems and Software Engineering at Cisco Systems. Frendo holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering form McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.