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... for the implementation of sound, long-term tax policies that promote the global competitiveness of the U.S. high technology industry.

The Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group is composed of representatives from leading high-technology companies with corporate offices predominantly located in the area between San Francisco and San Jose, California (widely known as the "Silicon Valley"). The group was formed in 1981.

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Erin Stuart-Cayot

San Jose State: B.S. Economics, M.S. Accounting, M.S. Tax

Vice President Global Tax


899 Kifer Road

Sunnyvale, California 94086


408.235.7700 X81381 PHONE

530.852.2802 MOBILE

Professional Organizations

American Institute of Public Accountants; Tax Executive Institute


Ernst and Young Public Accounting and former head of Tax for JDSU, Plantronics and Cymer. Currently responsible for World-wide tax at Fortinet.

Company Profile

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in Network Security (FW/NGFW/UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2012 Fortune Global 100.

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