Howie Xu

VP, Machine Learning and AI, Zscaler

Howie is a hi-tech corporate executive, serial entrepreneur, and investor. Howie is currently VP of Machine Learning and AI at Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) after his company was acquired by Zscaler in August 2018. He was a senior executive at Cisco, Big Switch Networks, and VMware. During his decade long tenure at VMware, Howie founded and led the VMware’s networking unit and helped VMware server virtualization business to go from zero to $4B revenue. He is a Stanford GSB alum and also a frequent speaker at technology and investment conferences worldwide.