Marion Smith is Vice President and General Manager of Pulse Secure’s vADC Business Unit where he is responsible for all aspects of BU strategy and execution. Marion joined Pulse from Brocade Communications where he served as Vice President in the Software Business Unit, responsible for execution of Software Defined Networking, NFV and Cloud strategy. He brings over 20 years of senior management and start-up experience, serving in senior executive roles from early stage through exit, including IPO and acquisitions. Marion was part of the founding team at internet pioneer Inktomi, helping build the company from start-up to one of the most successful IPOs of the late 90’s. Marion holds a BS in Economics from Georgia State University, serves in advisory roles at several tech companies and serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of International Business Fellows.