Michael Fey joined Symantec as president and chief operating officer following the company’s acquisition of Blue Coat, Inc. completed in August 2016.

Fey served as the president and chief operating officer of Blue Coat starting in 2014. In this role, Fey focused on aligning the company's leading web security, encryption management, cloud offerings, and advanced threat protection solutions with customer requirements, and was responsible for all aspects of sales, marketing, support, services and product management.

Prior to joining Blue Coat, Fey served as chief technology officer of Intel Security and general manager of corporate products for McAfee, part of Intel Security, where he drove its long-term enterprise strategic vision and innovation in the endpoint, network and security analytics segments. An industry veteran, Fey has held leadership positions with Opsware, Mercury Interactive, and Lockheed-Martin.

Fey graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.