Dan Schiappa is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sophos Enduser and Network Security Groups. In this role Dan is responsible for the overall product strategy, product management, architecture, research and development, product quality and release plans for both the network and enduser security groups, including recent innovations in next-generation endpoint and firewall products.
Dan joined Sophos as general manager of the Sophos Enduser Security Group in 2013 with responsibility for the company’s portfolio of enduser security offerings, including endpoint, mobile, server protection, and encryption and data protection products.
Prior to joining Sophos, Dan served as senior vice president and general manager of the Identity and Data Protection Group at RSA, The Security Division of EMC. At RSA, Dan managed a business unit with responsibility for Authentication, Identity Management, Anti-Fraud, Encryption and Data Center Operations. Previously, he held several GM positions at Microsoft Corporation, including Windows security, Microsoft Passport/Live ID, and Mobile Services. Dan was the key business leader for Microsoft’s BitLocker and Rights Management services.
Prior to Microsoft, Dan was the CEO of Vingage Corporation, a video server provider acquired by L3 Mobilevision, and was an executive at PictureVision, an online digital imaging company acquired by Kodak. Dan also held senior technical roles at Informix Software and Oracle Corporation.