Jeff Christianson has served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for F5 Networks since October 2006. Before joining F5, he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Western Wireless Corporation, a wireless service provider based in Bellevue, Washington. From 1996 to January 2000, Christianson was Senior Vice President of Business Development, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a developer of game-based entertainment products which became a subsidiary of Hasbro in 1999. From 1992 through March 1996, he served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Heart Technology, Inc., a medical device company. Christianson was also a partner at Seattle law firm Stafford Frey Cooper before becoming a corporate general counsel. He is a graduate of Whitman College and holds a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.