Ali Tabrizi - SVP, Research & Development


Ali Tabrizi leads all of Blue Coat’s global engineering activities. Prior to joining in 2012, Tabrizi was the executive vice president of technical operations at Ventyx with responsibility for managing research and development for Mincom EAM and mining products, as well as global customer support and Cloud delivery of solutions across all Ventyx product lines. Prior to Ventyx, he was the executive senior vice president of R&D at Mincom from 2008 to 2011.

Earlier in his career, Tabrizi served as executive vice president of technical operations at E2open. He also spent 14 years at IBM, where he led R&D organizations across various IBM software group divisions, including security software. Tabrizi was in charge of R&D for security software products such as Java Security, GSO and Tivoli Access Manager, and led the startup phase to $200M revenue of IBM’s security products from 1998 to 2001.

Tabrizi holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado.