Michael LelandMichael Leland brings more than 19 years of senior IT security leadership to McAfee. He formerly served as the CTO at NitroSecurity, responsible for developing and implementing NitroSecurity's overall technology vision and road-map including next generation network and security management solutions. Leland has held senior technical management positions at companies such as Eziaz, Cabletron and Avaya. At Avaya, a global telecommunications equipment and services vendor, he served as CTO where he led the company in its strategic efforts for converged data/voice development initiatives.
Leland received a B.S. in computer and electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an honorary MBA from Bentley, where he helped create the information age MBA curriculum.