Staff Engineer , Palo Alto Networks
Samhitha Kolar is a Staff Engineer at Palo Alto Networks who is passionate about Security Engineering. She currently works in the Cloud security team that is responsible for securely connecting remote users and enterprises. Prior to this, she worked in the Application and Threat security team where she developed frameworks to automate live web traffic testing and carried out software releases to customers. Her diverse work experiences include her stints at Goldman Sachs and Accenture Services where she interned as a summer analyst and worked full time as an Associate Software Engineer. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Networking from the University of Colorado, Boulder. In her spare time, Samhitha likes to volunteer with local organizations such as ABI Silicon Valley that supports and promotes women in tech.