John Whittle net worth and biography

John Whittle Biography and Net Worth

VP of Fortinet

John Whittle currently serves as the executive vice president of corporate development and strategic alliances and general counsel for Fortinet Inc. 

Whittle has been with the computer and network security company since 2006 when he was brought on as general counsel. In 2007, he was named corporate secretary, he worked as VP of corporate development from 2010 to 2019, and he has now served as EVP of corporate development since 2019. 

Prior to his career with Fortinet, Whittle was the VP and general counsel for Actian Corporation. He also served as legal counsel for IBM and as VP and general counsel for Corio. While with Corio, Whittle managed the enterprise application services provider’s legal matters, including their $140 million IPO in 2000. Corio was acquired by IBM in 2005. 

Early in his career, Whittle worked as a corporate attorney for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, representing technology companies in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and general corporate matters.

Whittle holds a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Cornell University where he graduated magna cum laude. 

What is John Whittle's net worth?

The estimated net worth of John Whittle is at least $671,225.88 as of November 11th, 2022. Mr. Whittle owns 12,876 shares of Fortinet stock worth more than $671,226 as of December 9th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Whittle may own. Additionally, Mr. Whittle receives a salary of $758,170.00 as VP at Fortinet. Learn More about John Whittle's net worth.

How old is John Whittle?

Mr. Whittle is currently 53 years old. There are 3 older executives and no younger executives at Fortinet. The oldest executive at Fortinet is Mr. Keith F. Jensen, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer, who is 63 years old. Learn More on John Whittle's age.

What is John Whittle's salary?

As the VP of Fortinet, Inc., Mr. Whittle earned a total compensation package of $2,377,733.00 in 2020. Mr. Whittle earned a salary of $429,000.00, stock awards of $908,055.00, options awards of $804,736.00, non-equity compensation of $230,242.00, and other compensation of $5,700.00.There are 3 executives that earn more than Mr. Whittle. The highest earning executive at Fortinet is Mr. Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman & CEO, who commands a salary of $1,820,000.00 per year. Learn More on John Whittle's salary.

How do I contact John Whittle?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Whittle and other Fortinet executives is 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA, 94086. Fortinet can also be reached via phone at (408) 235-7700 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on John Whittle's contact information.

Has John Whittle been buying or selling shares of Fortinet?

During the last ninety days, John Whittle has sold $171,875.00 in shares of Fortinet stock. Most recently, John Whittle sold 3,125 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, November 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a transaction totalling $171,875.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 12,876 shares of the company's stock, valued at $708,180. Learn More on John Whittle's trading history.

Who are Fortinet's active insiders?

Fortinet's insider roster includes Kelly Ducourty (Director), Keith Jensen (CFO), William Neukom (Director), Christopher Paisley (Director), John Whittle (VP), Ken Xie (CEO), and Michael Xie (VP). Learn More on Fortinet's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Fortinet?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the software maker sold shares 13 times. They sold a total of 83,859 shares worth more than $10,943,548.31. The most recent insider tranaction occured on November, 11th when VP John Whittle sold 3,125 shares worth more than $171,875.00. Insiders at Fortinet own 18.6 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Fortinet.

Information on this page was last updated on 11/11/2022.

John Whittle Insider Trading History at Fortinet

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/11/2022Sell3,125$55.00$171,875.0012,876View SEC Filing Icon  
3/21/2022Sell1,704$315.50$537,612.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/3/2022Sell2,407$303.66$730,909.62View SEC Filing Icon  
1/21/2022Sell2,412$297.20$716,846.40View SEC Filing Icon  
12/21/2021Sell2,412$332.31$801,531.72View SEC Filing Icon  
11/22/2021Sell2,411$335.16$808,070.76View SEC Filing Icon  
10/21/2021Sell2,410$331.47$798,842.70View SEC Filing Icon  
9/21/2021Sell2,411$302.00$728,122.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/21/2021Sell2,411$202.38$487,938.181,215View SEC Filing Icon  
3/22/2021Sell2,410$178.07$429,148.701,216View SEC Filing Icon  
1/21/2021Sell2,540$151.36$384,454.40625View SEC Filing Icon  
12/22/2020Sell18,155$150.00$2,723,250.0012,408View SEC Filing Icon  
9/21/2020Sell2,541$117.24$297,906.843,715View SEC Filing Icon  
8/21/2020Sell2,540$132.85$337,439.003,715View SEC Filing Icon  
8/10/2020Sell4,389$128.14$562,406.465,563View SEC Filing Icon  
5/21/2020Sell700$144.83$101,381.001,894View SEC Filing Icon  
3/24/2020Sell2,539$100.00$253,900.001,893View SEC Filing Icon  
12/20/2019Sell2,466$107.81$265,859.469,309View SEC Filing Icon  
11/20/2019Sell2,465$103.57$255,300.059,309View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2019Sell12,280$100.00$1,228,000.0015,442View SEC Filing Icon  
6/17/2019Sell1,250$75.23$94,037.509,309View SEC Filing Icon  
5/16/2019Sell1,250$82.88$103,600.009,309View SEC Filing Icon  
5/3/2019Sell3,691$87.48$322,888.686,402,500View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2019Sell1,250$92.44$115,550.0010,559View SEC Filing Icon  
3/18/2019Sell1,248$83.41$104,095.689,308View SEC Filing Icon  
2/19/2019Sell1,580$83.44$131,835.20View SEC Filing Icon  
2/4/2019Sell7,768$79.69$619,031.9210,559View SEC Filing Icon  
2/1/2019Sell1,250$78.20$97,750.0010,559View SEC Filing Icon  
12/17/2018Sell1,250$70.51$88,137.509,309View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2018Sell1,250$72.28$90,350.009,309View SEC Filing Icon  
11/5/2018Sell4,085$75.65$309,030.259,309View SEC Filing Icon  
9/17/2018Sell1,250$88.65$110,812.509,309View SEC Filing Icon  
8/16/2018Sell1,250$76.50$95,625.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/1/2018Sell1,250$62.23$77,787.509,309View SEC Filing Icon  
6/18/2018Sell1,250$64.98$81,225.009,309View SEC Filing Icon  
5/24/2018Sell1,250$60.00$75,000.009,309View SEC Filing Icon  
5/10/2018Sell1,250$60.00$75,000.009,309View SEC Filing Icon  
5/8/2018Sell2,835$55.38$157,002.308,684View SEC Filing Icon  
3/12/2018Sell624$54.44$33,970.56View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2018Sell679$48.69$33,060.518,684View SEC Filing Icon  
2/12/2018Sell29,946$47.00$1,407,462.009,310View SEC Filing Icon  
2/5/2018Sell11,728$44.81$525,531.687,181View SEC Filing Icon  
12/19/2017Sell13,749$45.00$618,705.0018,430View SEC Filing Icon  
11/8/2017Sell3,883$40.00$155,320.004,681View SEC Filing Icon  
8/2/2017Sell2,091$36.27$75,840.577,181View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2017Sell5,583$40.00$223,320.004,681View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2017Sell11,057$39.45$436,198.6511,868View SEC Filing Icon  
2/3/2017Sell13,135$37.15$487,965.2510,005View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2016Sell834$36.70$30,607.805,515View SEC Filing Icon  
8/16/2016Sell13,833$34.85$482,080.0517,531View SEC Filing Icon  
8/15/2016Sell983$32.86$32,301.3817,531View SEC Filing Icon  
8/2/2016Sell15,007$34.91$523,894.3718,969View SEC Filing Icon  
8/1/2016Sell13,663$35.00$478,205.0018,969View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2016Sell1,435$32.48$46,608.806,866View SEC Filing Icon  
3/22/2016Sell1,779$30.00$53,370.006,241View SEC Filing Icon  
11/3/2015Sell2,538$34.85$88,449.30View SEC Filing Icon  
5/4/2015Sell34,943$38.36$1,340,413.48View SEC Filing Icon  
2/3/2015Sell1,776$30.11$53,475.36View SEC Filing Icon  
11/4/2014Sell1,501$26.41$39,641.41View SEC Filing Icon  
8/7/2014Sell1,755$25.00$43,875.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/30/2014Sell21,032$25.00$525,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/26/2013Sell14,584$25.00$364,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/10/2012Sell1,042$24.54$25,570.68View SEC Filing Icon  
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Fortinet Company Overview

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Fortinet, Inc. provides broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers FortiGate hardware and software licenses that provide various security and networking functions, including firewall, intrusion prevention, anti-malware, virtual private network, application control, web filtering, anti-spam, and wide area network acceleration. The company also provides FortiSwitch product family that offers secure switching solutions for connecting customers their end devices; FortiAP product family, which provides secure wireless networking solutions; FortiExtender, a hardware appliance; FortiAnalyzer product family, which offers centralized network logging, analyzing, and reporting solutions; and FortiManager product family that provides central and scalable management solution for its FortiGate products. It offers FortiWeb product family provides web application firewall solutions; FortiMail product family that secure email gateway solutions; FortiSandbox technology that delivers proactive detection and mitigation services; FortiClient that provides endpoint protection with pattern-based anti-malware, behavior-based exploit protection, web-filtering, and an application firewall; FortiToken and FortiAuthenticator product families for multi-factor authentication to safeguard systems, assets, and data; and FortiEDR/XDR, an endpoint protection solution that provides both comprehensive machine-learning anti-malware execution and real-time post-infection protection. It provides security subscription, technical support, professional, and training services. It sells its security solutions to channel partners and directly to various customers in telecommunications, technology, government, financial services, education, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. It has strategic alliance with Linksys. Fortinet, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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