William H.  Neukom net worth and biography

William Neukom Biography and Net Worth

Director of Fortinet

William H. Neukom has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2013 and has served as our Lead Independent Director since April 2018. Mr. Neukom is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the World Justice Project, an organization devoted to promoting the rule of law throughout the world. He is a retired partner in the Seattle office of the international law firm K&L Gates LLP and is a lecturer at Stanford Law School, where he teaches a seminar on the rule of law. He is a member of the Dean’s Council at Stanford Law School and was its chair from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Neukom was the Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco Giants major league baseball team from 2008 to 2011, and served as its Chairman Emeritus during 2012. He is a trustee emeritus of Dartmouth College, having served as chair of the board from 2004 to 2007, and was president of the American Bar Association from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Neukom was previously the lead lawyer for Microsoft Corporation for nearly 25 years, managing its legal, government affairs and philanthropic activities. He retired from Microsoft as its Executive Vice President of Law and Corporate Affairs in 2002, when he returned to Preston, Gates & Ellis LLP and served as the firm’s chairman from 2003 until its merger with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP in 2007. Mr. Neukom also serves on the board of several not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Neukom earned an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an LL.B. from Stanford University.

Mr. Neukom has business leadership, operational, legal and executive experience as a result of his service as Managing General Partner and Chief Executive Officer of San Francisco Baseball Associates, as President of the American Bar Association, as a partner at an international law firm and as the Executive Vice President of Law and Corporate Affairs for Microsoft. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Neukom, with his experience with the technology industry and his expertise in legal, governance and compliance matters, brings a unique and valuable perspective to the Board of Directors.

What is William H. Neukom's net worth?

The estimated net worth of William H. Neukom is at least $15.70 million as of December 6th, 2023. Mr. Neukom owns 293,041 shares of Fortinet stock worth more than $15,698,206 as of December 11th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Neukom may own. Learn More about William H. Neukom's net worth.

How do I contact William H. Neukom?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Neukom 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 William H. Neukom's contact information.

Has William H. Neukom been buying or selling shares of Fortinet?

During the last quarter, William H. Neukom has bought $34,939.68 of Fortinet stock. Most recently, on Wednesday, December 6th, William H. Neukom bought 664 shares of Fortinet stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $52.62 per share, with a total value of $34,939.68. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 293,041 shares of the company's stock, valued at $15,419,817.42. Learn More on William H. Neukom'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), Patrice Perche (EVP), 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, Fortinet insiders bought shares 3 times. They purchased a total of 1,639 shares worth more than $98,380.44. During the last twelve months, insiders at the software maker sold shares 23 times. They sold a total of 1,113,093 shares worth more than $65,170,873.11. The most recent insider tranaction occured on December, 6th when Director William H Neukom bought 664 shares worth more than $34,939.68. Insiders at Fortinet own 17.5% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Fortinet.

Information on this page was last updated on 12/6/2023.

William H. Neukom Insider Trading History at Fortinet

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/6/2023Buy664$52.62$34,939.68293,041View SEC Filing Icon  
9/8/2023Buy552$63.28$34,930.56291,551View SEC Filing Icon  
4/11/2023Buy423$67.40$28,510.20290,716View SEC Filing Icon  
8/10/2020Buy150$126.69$19,003.5053,629View SEC Filing Icon  
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William H. Neukom Buying and Selling Activity at Fortinet

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Fortinet Company Overview

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Fortinet, Inc. provides cybersecurity and networking solutions worldwide. 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 centralized network logging, analyzing and reporting solutions. 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; FortiAuthenticator, a zero trust access solution; FortiGate VM, a network firewall virtual appliance; FortiToken, product family for multi-factor authentication to safeguard systems, assets, and data; and FortiEDR/XDR, an endpoint protection solution that provides both machine-learning anti-malware protection and remediation. 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. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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