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John Whittle, insider at Fortinet
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John Whittle Insider Information

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 $350,709.75 as of April 21st, 2021. Mr. Whittle owns 1,215 shares of Fortinet stock worth more than $350,710 as of January 22nd. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Whittle may own. Learn More.

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.

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]

Has John Whittle been buying or selling shares of Fortinet?

John Whittle has not been actively trading shares of Fortinet over the course of the past ninety days. Most recently, John Whittle sold 2,412 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $332.31, for a transaction totalling $801,531.72.

Who are Fortinet's active insiders?

Fortinet's insider roster includes Kelly Ducourty (Director), Keith Jensen (CFO), John Whittle (VP), and Michael Xie (VP).

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Fortinet?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the software maker sold shares 21 times. They sold a total of 192,865 shares worth more than $44,785,116.98. The most recent insider tranaction occured on December, 21st when VP John Whittle sold 2,412 shares worth more than $801,531.72. Insiders at Fortinet own 18.6 % of the company.

Information on this page was last updated on 12/21/2021.

John Whittle Insider Trading History at Fortinet

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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 cybersecurity solutions to variety of business, such as enterprises, communication service providers and small businesses. It operates through the following segments: Network Security; Infrastructure Security; Cloud Security; and Endpoint Protection, Internet of Things and Operational Technology. The Network Security segment include majority of product sales from it FortiGate network security appliances. The Infrastructure Security segment provide platform which is an architectural approach that protects the entire digital attack surface, including network core, endpoints, applications, data centers and private and public cloud. Together with it network of Fabric-Ready Partners, the Fortinet Security Fabric platform enables disparate security devices to work together as an integrated, automated and collaborative solution. The Cloud Security segment provides help to the customers connect securely to and across their cloud environments by offering security through it virtual firewall and other software products in public and private cloud environments. The Endpoint Protection, Internet of Things and Operational Technology segment include the proliferation of I
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Today's Range

Now: $288.65
Low: $288.25
High: $304.41

50 Day Range

MA: $328.16
Low: $288.65
High: $367.67

2 Week Range

Now: $288.65
Low: $143.63
High: $371.77


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