Shari McLaren

Shari McLaren

Senior Vice President, Operations

Shari McLaren became Senior Vice President of Operations after serving in several senior leadership roles in which she was instrumental in increasing revenue growth, standardizing support offerings across all product lines, implementing critical business applications and programs to help the channel maximize services revenue, and ensuring that WatchGuard's support remained a critical differentiator for all WatchGuard products. Prior to joining WatchGuard, she held a variety of positions in the high tech industry, including Director of North America Channel Services for Computer Associates and North American Technical Marketing Specialist for Legent Corporation.

McLaren has a degree in Business Administration from Washington State University.


Executive Team

Prakash Panjwani, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Barber, Chief Financial Officer

Corey Nachreiner, Chief Technology Officer

Wayson Vannatta, Chief Information Officer

Shari McLaren, Senior Vice President, Operations

Sean Price, Senior Vice President of Sales

Jack Waters, Senior Vice President of Engineering

Michelle Welch, Senior Vice President of Marketing

Andrew Young, Senior Vice President of Product Management



Board of Directors

Benjamin Ball

Sandy Gill

Alex Slusky

Prakash Panjwani

About WatchGuard

WatchGuard has deployed nearly a million integrated, multi-function threat management appliances worldwide. Our signature red boxes are architected to be the industry's smartest, fastest, and meanest security devices with every scanning engine running at full throttle. Why buy WatchGuard? Find out here.



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