Lei FuTrustee

Lei Fu, with her Master’s Degree from Calgary University and a Bachelor’s from Tsinghua University, brings over 20 years of experience in the IT industry to our Board of Trustees. Currently a Cloud Networking Engineer at Aviatrix System and previously a Principal Software Engineer at Fortinet and Technical Lead at Cisco Systems, she has been a driving force in cloud security infrastructure development. Her active involvement in Bay Area educational circles further adds to her valuable perspective.



  • Master’s Degree, Calgary University
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Tsinghua University



  • 2021-present: Cloud Networking Engineer at Aviatrix System.
  • 2019-2020: Principal Software Engineer at Fortinet. One of the main contributors to Fortinet’s cloud security infrastructure development.
  • 2006-2019: Technical Lead at Cisco Systems. Worked for different business groups. As a Technical Lead, she had ownership of multiple deliverables for the business group. She coordinated cross-functional group project development and participated in important decision-making for each deliverable.
  • Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, including Fortinet, Cisco, Juniper, and Ciena. Active in educational circles in the Bay Area.
  • Active in educational circles in the Bay Area.

More board members:

Kathryn LaurinChair of the Board of Trustees

Allen Huang, Ph.D.Vice Chair to the Board of Trustees.

Michael ZhuTrustee

Dr. Daniel Ping YuTrustee

Menglin Cao, Ph.D.Trustee

Geoffrey M. CoxTrustee

Miao YangTrustee

Greg BrandesTrustee

John WiddowsonTrustee

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