Interview with John Davis, Vice President of Public Sector, Palo Alto Networks

Join J. Richard Jones as he peeks inside the cybersecurity industry with John Davis, Vice President of Public Sector, Palo Alto Networks. Together, they explore the history of the field as well as the technologies, business models, and trends that are driving the biggest changes.

Retired Major General John Davis has gained more than a decade of senior executive experience across all aspects of cybersecurity, while directing organizations in the U.S. national security sector. He expands cybersecurity initiatives and policy for the international public sector and assists governments and industries around the world in preventing  successful cyber attacks. Mr. Davis has a proven record of achieving results in cybersecurity operations, strategy and policy. He has valuable experience building trusted leadership relationships across the public and private sectors, as well as the international cybersecurity landscape.

Palo Alto Networks is the world’s cybersecurity leader. They innovate to outpace cyberthreats, so organizations can embrace technology with confidence. They also provide next-gen cybersecurity to thousands of customers globally, across all sectors. Their best-in-class cybersecurity platforms and services are backed by industry-leading threat intelligence and strengthened by state-of-the-art automation. Whether deploying products to enable the Zero Trust Enterprise, responding to a security incident, or partnering to deliver better security outcomes through a world-class partner ecosystem, Palo Alto is committed to helping ensure each day is safer than the one before. It’s what makes them the cybersecurity partner of choice.

Palo Alto Networks is committed to bringing together the very best people in service of their mission and are proud to be the cybersecurity workplace of choice, recognized among Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplaces (2023, 2022, 2021), with a score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index (2023, 2022), and HRC Best Places for LGBTQ Equality (2022). 

In this episode:

  • How Palo Alto is changing the cybersecurity game
  • Biggest impediments to innovation
  • Optimization of innovation
  • Key opportunities on the horizon
  • And more!