Gleb Budman

Gleb Budman

San Francisco, California, United States
Member since August 27, 2009
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Founder of three companies, leader in two startups from pre-launch through acquisition, and seasoned executive. Worked to save the world from spam. Now on a mission to never again hear the cry, "I wish I had backed up."


As Senior Director of Product Management at SonicWALL (NASDAQ: SNWL), Gleb Budman led the integration of the MailFrontier acquisition, establishing the Email Security division and driving world-wide rollout of its products, doubling its size in just over one year.  As Vice President of Products at MailFrontier, he led the organization’s product strategy, management, and marketing, along with business development and the initial build-out of the company’s support team, from pre-launch through acquisition four years later by SonicWALL.  Previously, he led product teams for Excite@Home’s 30 million portal visitors and four million broadband ISP subscribers and directed product management and marketing for collaboration and search startup Kendara through its acquisition by Excite@Home. Starting his career at General Electric, Budman holds a B.S. in engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.