Doug Coombs is responsible for directing the strategy and development of Symantec’s endpoint virtualization portfolio. He joined Symantec through the acquisition of Altiris, where he was working on developing the virtualization management strategy for Altiris.
Prior to joining Altiris Coombs worked for 10 years as a risk mitigation/quality assurance consultant for KeyLabs (at one time Exodus Performance Labs). His work with KeyLabs involved co-operating with companies such as HP, Visa, Hitachi Data Systems, Blue Cross Blue Shield and others to optimize the performance and dependability of their products and web-based applications.
He began his career in the software industry in 1988 where his first job was with WordPerfect.
He attended Southern Utah State College (now Southern Utah State University) majoring in communications with a computer science minor.