Leonid Burakovsky currently serves as a VP of Product Management at Palo Alto Networks. Leonid pioneered a new area of products to strengthen 4G and 5G security.
He is a co-inventor and an author of 70 granted 5G/4G security patents and more than 40 pending 5G/4G security patents. Leonid contributed to the Open RAN Policy Coalition ‘Open RAN security in 5G’ WP. He also initiated and led the creation of the new GSMA permanent security reference document, FS.37, which provides recommendations for communication service providers to detect and prevent attacks and security threats against mobile networks, services and applications.
Prior to this role, Leonid served as F5 Networks’ Senior Director of Service Provider Solutions and Juniper Networks’ Strategic Alliances CTO. Leonid regularly speaks at industry forums such as MWC Barcelona, MWC Las Vegas, IEEE, NGMN, CTIA, Futurecom, BroadbandForum, LTE events, Intel’s Network Builders, to name a few. He has more than 30 years’ industry experience and holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in information systems engineering.