Geng Lin is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at F5. He is responsible for leading
technology strategy, product evolution, and critical innovations for the company.
Lin joined F5 in 2019 from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he was Managing Director, Chief Development
Officer and Head of Engineering for Consumer and Community Banking. Prior to JPMorgan Chase, Lin
worked at Google as CTO of Corporate Networks and later as Head of Service Engineering for Next
Billion Users. Previously, he served as CTO of Networking Group at Dell and CTO of the Cisco-IBM
Alliance at Cisco Systems. He was also an appointed Fellow at Dell and Distinguished Engineer at
Lin is an industry-leading expert in distributed systems, software-defined infrastructure, and cloud
services. He is a contributing author of two books on cloud and data-intensive computing. He has
published many technical papers and holds nine U.S. patents.
Lin received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in computer science from Peking University and a Ph.D. degree in
computer science from The University of British Columbia