Felipe Fernandez

Director, Systems Engineering

Fortinet Federal

Felipe Fernandez is the Director of Systems Engineering at Fortinet Federal, a U.S. cybersecurity vendor providing powerful and adaptive threat prevention and cyber situational awareness solutions. In addition to his role as a team manager, he oversees the U.S. Federal product strategy and certification processes for Fortinet; these include DoDIN APL, NSA CSfC, CDM, EIS, and others. Felipe has more than 18 years experience deploying, operating, and auditing security solutions, the majority of which were spent in the Department of Defense, both in the U.S. and abroad. He has attained numerous cybersecurity certifications, is published in online media, and resides in Northern Virginia.