Faizel has extensive experience in data security, network security, switching, routing, and Voice over IP technologies in both enterprise and service provider markets. Prior to SS8, Faizel was the vice president of Data Loss Prevention at McAfee, where he was responsible for the DLP business worldwide. Faizel joined McAfee through the acquisition of Reconnex, where he was the vice president of products and marketing. Prior to Reconnex, Faizel held executive leadership roles in product and marketing at ConSentry, Caspian Networks and Nortel Networks. Faizel holds an MBA from The University of Ottawa, an MS in Engineering from Carleton University, and a BS in Engineering from McMaster University.