Qing Li is a Vice President of Engineering in the Network Protection Products business unit at Symantec. Li is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, with 24 issued patents and many more pending in the areas of networking and security. Prior to the acquisition by Symantec, he spent 12 years leading the design and development of industry-leading technology and products at Blue Coat Systems where he is a well-known V1.0 Product and Technology Innovator. Li is a published Author of five first-of-its-kind books, by Springer-Verlag, Morgan Kaufmann and Wiley. His books have been translated into multiple foreign languages and are serving as reference texts in universities and in the industry around the world.