Vice President of Product Delivery Operations
Jay Lindenauer is WatchGuard’s Vice President of Product Delivery Operations. Jay leads the Program Management Office, Supply Chain operations, and Product Training and Documentation organizations. Their focus is to deliver WatchGuard’s growing portfolio of software and hardware products and services in an efficient and predictable manner. Jay joined WatchGuard in March of 2017 as the Vice President of Engineering until moving into his current role in November of 2019.
Jay has spent his entire career in a variety of product development capacities. Prior to joining WatchGuard, he worked at SafeNet and Gemalto as a Director and Vice President of Engineering for 7 years, responsible for commercial and government security hardware appliances and software.
Before joining SafeNet, Jay was the Director of Program Management for DSL semiconductor companies Virata, GlobespanVirata, and Conexant (which merged through a series of acquisitions). Jay started his career at IBM where he held numerous management and non-management positions in both mainframe and personal computer development.
Jay earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering graduating with Summa Cum Laude honors from the University of Buffalo.