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Former Symantec Federal VP Chris Townsend Joins Software Maker UiPath

Jeff Brody
Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend, former vice president of Symantec's (Nasdaq: SYMC) federal sales and operations, has been appointed as area VP for federal at robotic process automation software developer UiPath, G2XChange ETC reported Thursday.

His more than two-decade federal information technology sales experience includes time as federal VP at Blue Coat Systems before its acquisition by Symantec in 2016. 

Townsend also held leadership roles within Intel’s (Nasdaq: INTC) security arm and spent nine years at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), where he served in sales management positions.

Earlier in his career, he worked in account management positions at Check Point Software Technologies and Network Associates.

He is a board member at AFCEA’s Washington, D.C. chapter.

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