Jeff Sanderson

Chief Networking Strategist, Office of the CTO



Jeff Sanderson is the Chief Networking Strategist within the Office of the CTO (OCTO) at Citrix. Based out the Silicon Valley, Santa Clara office, Jeff’s primary focus is on driving the formulation, cross product alignment and execution of the Workspace & App Delivery technology vision. Jeff is a regular speaker on the Citrix Executive Briefing Center circuit, ensuring that the Citrix vision & technology strategy aligns to the digital transformation goals of Citrix’s strategic customers and partners.


Jeff has spent over 30 years’ in the information communications technology sector and has held senior positions across Sales, Marketing and Product Strategy at a number of leading-edge technology companies. Prior to his most current OCTO role, Jeff ran the Market Development & Strategy function within the Citrix Networking Product division. Jeff joined Citrix in 2012 through the acquisition of ByteMobile. Jeff began his career at British Telecom as an IP Networking Architect. Jeff has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing from the University of Northumbria (at Newcastle).

Speech Topic & Synopses
Zero-Trust, The Cornerstone of Future Cyber Resilience

Data breaches have been a continual hot topic in board rooms and we know how unnerving it is for security teams to see that organizations of all shapes, sizes and technical proficiencies having to deal with the aftermath of such breaches. This has became more of a risk as the surface for attacks have expanded due to Covid 19 forcing users to access applications, data and resources from anywhere, from any device and from any network. In this key note, you will hear industry experts from Citrix share their thoughts on the importance of Zero Trust, and how this will become the corner stone of cyber resilience.