Howie Xu is a silicon valley technologist, serial entrepreneur, and investor.
Howie currently is VP of Machine Learning and AI at Zscaler and the CEO/Founder of AI start-up TrustPath that was acquired by Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) in 2018. Before that, he was an EIR of Greylock Partners, a top venture firm that invested in Facebook, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Palo Alto Networks in the very early days. Before that, he was a senior executive at Cisco and VMware. During Howie's decade long tenure at VMware, Howie founded and led the VMware’s networking unit and helped to lead the company to go from a tiny start-up to a $40B market cap public company.
Howie is an independent board member at various hi-tech companies and a frequent speaker at Stanford University and investment/technology conferences worldwide.