Fernando Castanheira is Riverbed's Global CIO responsible for all aspects of IT including digital transformation, Cyber/IT security, infrastructure, operations and business platforms. In addition, Fernando leads the SaaS Business strategy function partnering with the customer facing teams on new approaches centered on providing ongoing customer value and delightful experiences.
Prior to joining Riverbed, Fernando worked at JPMorgan Chase in various senior IT roles, most recently as a Managing Director and CTO. Fernando led various IT infrastructure and business aligned Application Development organizations with high impact roles at large scale with focus on digital transformations, increasing efficiencies, improve productivity and security. Fernando has built and led large organizations with specific focus in Digital Workplace technologies, End User Services, Multimedia/Telecom and Corporate Technology functions.
Early in his career, Fernando held engineering and application development roles at Deloitte & Touche and Teledyne Brown Engineering.
Fernando holds a B.S in Computer Science from NCU and a Master's degree in Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology (magna cum laude).