Slawomir Ligier

SVP of Engineering
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Slawomir has 20+ years of product development and operational experience, bringing people and technology together to deliver the highest value to customers in the shortest possible time employing Agile techniques and approaches. After the acquisition of Skyhigh Network by McAfee, Slawomir is responsible for product engineering, QA and operations for McAfee MVISION Cloud, McAfee’s CASB Platform. Prior to joining Skyhigh, Slawomir was VP of Product Development at Barracuda Networks, where he managed teams delivering easy-to-use security products to mid-market enterprises. His broad portfolio included SaaS, virtual and appliance based offerings solving email, web, network, and application security problems.

Slawomir was instrumental in Barracuda’s portfolio migration to the cloud, resulting in the SaaS Email Security Service becoming the fastest growing product at Barracuda, adding dozens of new customers each day to the 250,000+ enterprises that were already part of their customer base. Prior to Barracuda, Slawomir was the CTO at SafeNet, managing teams of 450+ engineers in more than a dozen locations around the world delivering both SaaS and hardware based security solutions in the key management, encryption, and strong authentication space.

He was instrumental in getting the company ready for acquisition and had a successful ~$1 billion exit when the company was acquired by Gemalto and Raython.  Additionally, Slawomir has Engineering executive management experience at companies such as Symantec, VeriSign and AOL.

Slawomir holds an MS in Management and Information Systems from American University in Washington, DC, and a BS in Computer Science from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire.