Lawrence brings 25+ years of IT experience to the Government & Industry Initiatives team and focuses on innovative enterprise security solutions for financial institutions. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks in late 2015, Lawrence spent 17 years in the financial services industry – originally with a broker-dealer and then with one of the largest global financial institutions. He held leadership positions in network architecture and engineering for a worldwide network spanning 100 countries. His experience includes branch/campus networks, internet and third-party network perimeter, data center networks, and international backbone network designs. Lawrence started his IT career with Bellcore, which was the research and development arm of the Regional Bell Operating Companies.
Lawrence is based in outside of New York City, and has a M.S. in Computer Science from the Stevens Institute of Technology and a B.S. cum laude in Computer Science from New York University.
Check out more of his work on the Palo Alto Networks research center.