Meet the leadership team at WatchGuard.
This group guides the strategic direction at WatchGuard across all business units, while always keeping focus on what’s best for both employees and customers. Our culture of leading with passion, accountability, community, and collaboration starts here.
I believe that our company's success is built on the positive work environment created by our employees. They are truly engaged in the work and with each other. I see it daily in how teams work together, how we challenge and recognize each other up and down the organization.
~ Prakash Panjwani, CEO
Our employees bring so much passion and accountability to everything they do. No matter the task, our teams work together and push each other to produce great content.
~ Michelle Welch
Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President of Business Strategy
One of the biggest reasons I have been with WatchGuard for more than 20 years is the people I work with. Our team is made up of driven and passionate people who work hard to put out the best products and services possible, and throughout the process, we have a great time together.
~ Corey Nachreiner
Chief Security Officer
At WatchGuard, people are our most important asset. We are only as good as our employees, and the most important task of leadership is to ensure the right people are placed in the right roles and then are motivated and challenged to grow and excel in all they do.
~ Simon Yeo
Senior Vice President of Operations
WatchGuard is really innovating and paving a new direction in the network security industry.
~ Andrew Young
Chief Product Officer & Senior Vice President of Product Management
One of my favorite things about WatchGuard is our culture of collaboration. People are excited to grow and scale the company, and know that we'll get there faster through strong cross-departmental communication and information sharing. Also, people simply really enjoy working with each other.
~ Katy Coffey
WatchGuardians pull together to get the job done. We are committed to improving every aspect of our products, services, and processes with a singular goal to delight our customers. This is accomplished through an outstanding work environment where there is mutual respect for one another, listening to diverse ideas, and providing assistance to others where we can.
~ Jay Lindenauer
Vice President of Product Delivery Operations
At WatchGuard we value teamwork. We achieve great results because we have a diverse and creative team that works together as equals.
~ Jack Waters
Senior Vice President of Engineering
The people at WatchGuard are the company’s superpower and real differentiator. This group is passionate, customer driven, and collaborates across teams and departments to ensure we deliver a world-class customer experience.
~ HoJin Kim
Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer
There are countless reasons why WatchGuard is a wonderful place to work. But, for me, it’s the people above all else. As a boomerang employee, it’s the people that brought me back, and I feel so lucky to be part of a group of passionate, smart, dedicated, and engaged employees who truly care for one another.
~ Shane Watkins
Senior Vice President & Global Head of People