Mischa Peters

Technical IT professional with more than 20 years experience in the field. Committed, an effective communicator and presenter with working experience throughout Europe, Middle East, Africa and beyond. linkedin.com



Sr. Director Systems Engineering, EMEA
IntSights 2017–present
Director Systems Engineering, EMEA
IntSights 2017–present

IntSights is an intelligence driven security provider, established to meet the growing need for rapid, accurate cyber intelligence and incident mitigation. Our founders are veterans of elite military cybersecurity and intelligence units, where they acquired a deep understanding of how hackers think, collaborate and act.

Global Manager Systems Engineering, CSS
Palo Alto Networks (LightCyber) Nov 2015–July 2017

Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company maintaining trust in the digital age by helping tens of thousands of organizations worldwide prevent cyber breaches. With our deep cybersecurity expertise, commitment to innovation, and game-changing Next-Generation Security Platform, customers can confidently pursue a digital-first strategy and embark on new technology initiatives, such as cloud and mobility. This kind of thinking and know-how helps customer organizations grow their business and empower employees all while maintaining complete visibility and the control needed to protect their critical control systems and most valued data assets.

LightCyber got aquired by Palo Alto Networks in March 2017.

Customer Solutions Engineer, EMEA
Cumulus Networks Nov 2014–Nov 2015

Founded by veteran networking engineers from Cisco and VMware, Cumulus Networks has developed the first true, full-featured Linux operating system for networking hardware. Just as Linux transformed the economics and accelerated the pace of innovation on the server side of the data center, Cumulus Linux is doing the same for the network side. We are radically reducing the cost and complexity of operating modern data center networks and enabling the true promise of the software defined data center.

Principal Systems Engineer, EMEA & LATAM
A10 Networks Aug 2010–Nov 2014

A10 Networks was founded in 2004 with a mission to provide innovative networking and security solutions. A10 Networks makes high-performance products that help organisations of all sizes accelerate, optimise and secure their applications. A10 Networks is a venture-funded, Silicon Valley-based technology company, with offices around the world.

Systems Engineer Service Provider Europe
Brocade (Foundry Networks) Jun 2007–Aug 2010

Brocade is an industry leader in data center networking solutions and services that enable organisations to manage their most vital information assets. Brocade has pioneered the technologies that enable highly reliable and secure data center connectivity. Today most of the world’s data flows through Brocade equipment and data center networks built on Brocade technology.

Foundry Networks is a leading provider of high-performance enterprise and service provider switching, routing, security, and application traffic management solutions including edge and backbone Ethernet switches, Web and content-aware application switches, network-wide security solutions, wireless LAN and access points, wide area access routers and internet provider edge and service provider core MPLS routers.

Brocade got aquired by Broadcom in November 2016.
Foundry Networks got aquired by Brocade in July 2008.

Systems Engineer Benelux
Blue Coat Systems Jul 2005–Jun 2007

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. manufactures and markets web security and WAN optimisation appliances that can be used with protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, CIFS and MAPI. Competitors in this space are companies like Cisco, Microsoft, Juniper and Riverbed.

Regional Technical Manager Northern Europe
CipherTrust Oct 2003–Jul 2005

CipherTrust manufactures and markets mail security appliances, which compete against products from companies like IronPort, Message Labs, FrontBridge, Trend Micro, etc.


University of Computer Science in Den Haag, The Netherlands
University of Economics and Management in Utrecht, The Netherlands