Luanne Tierney to Lead Fortinet’s Marketing Strategy and Operations

Fortinet, a provider of high-performance network security solutions, appoints Luanne Tierney, a marketing industry veteran, as its Vice President of Marketing. Her portfolio in Fortinet will cover its marketing strategy and operations including Fortinet’s field, channel and social/digital marketing initiatives.

Tierney’s expertise and experience in marketing is well noted in the industry. Prior to this appointment, Tierney was the VP of Global Partner Marketing at Juniper Networks where she delivered the most innovative partner marketing in the industry, said Forrestor. Other high profile roles held by Tierney includes her position at Cisco Systems where she pioneered the first industry global program that transitioned partners from traditional marketing to social media. Tierney’s appointment is expected to drive Fortinet’s initiatives on sales and market expansion. 

We are pleased to have Luanne join Fortinet’s executive leadership team to help in our efforts to expand our market awareness, drive growth and accelerate market share gains. Luanne brings a unique combination of practicality coupled with a knack for being ahead of the curve in finding innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of marketing. She brings industry knowledge and a proven track record in understanding the marketing dynamics that motivate customers, vendors as well as partners.”

–  Ken Xie, CEO and Founder, Fortinet

I’m extremely excited to be working for a leading-edge, growth company like Fortinet. As a prior competitor, I respected Fortinet as an industry innovator and its commitment to delivering premier security solutions and groundbreaking security performance. Fortinet’s growth opportunity is undeniable, and I’m looking forward to telling the Fortinet story and extending its world-class brand through multiple marketing and sales enablement platforms.”

–  Luanne Tierney, Vice President of Marketing, Fortinet

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