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Zero Trust Live: Industry Leaders


Less than a week to go for Zero Trust Live!

Zero Trust Live is an exclusive virtual event that aims to educate and enlighten IT and security professionals and provide insight into industry best practices for implementing zero trust. In this premier event, we will reveal new innovations for the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange including the first and only next-gen zero trust network access (ZTNA) offering.

We have an incredible lineup of speakers who have led and executed zero trust strategies in some of the most prominent organizations in the world. 

We’re excited to announce our speakers for Zero Trust Live



Jim Alkove is the Security Advisor and former Chief Trust Officer of Salesforce. As Chief Trust Officer, Jim was responsible for enterprise-wide information security and compliance, as well as information management and strategy to deliver the most secure and trusted enterprise cloud. He led a team with strategic focus on information security, including engineering, operations, assurance, training and awareness, communications, governance, and M&A integration. Jim also serves as an Advisory Board member for the World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity and as the site lead for Salesforce in the Pacific Northwest.

Jim will have an in-depth discussion with Jay Chaudhry on building an extended zero trust architecture that spans Zscaler, Crowdstrike, and Okta. 





Darin Hurd

CISO, Guaranteed Rate

Chris Kachigian

Sr. Director, CrowdStrike

James Brodsky

Sr. Director, Okta

Darin Hurd is a security industry leader with over twenty years' experience in information technology, consulting and financial services. 
Darin is currently the CISO of Guaranteed Rate, leading their information security, privacy and risk. Darin is a zero trust champion and has successfully implemented zero trust architecture within Guaranteed Rate that was driven by their exponential growth in recent years. 
Chris Kachigian is the Sr. Director, Global Solution Architecture - Technology Alliances at CrowdStrike. Chris helps CrowdStrike partners deliver better outcomes to customers by solving their security challenges with CrowdStrike’s platform. He has a wealth of experience in cybersecurity architecture, global system integrators, and technical integrations. 
James Brodsky recently joined Okta to lead global cybersecurity efforts within Okta's Solution Engineering. A veteran of the industry for more than 20 years and formerly a leader at Splunk, Tripwire, IBM, and Resolve Systems, he focuses on bringing innovative solutions to customer security and compliance challenges. 


Hear from Darin, Guaranteed Rate’s success story on implementing zero trust ecosystem with CrowdStrike and Okta. In this session, Chris and James will be discussing why zero trust is a team sport and demonstrate the integrated partnership that forms the zero trust ecosystem. They will lay out strategies to follow to implement end-to-end zero trust and detail how to simplify the adoption of zero trust within your organization. You will also get an exclusive look at the integrated platform that includes Zscaler, CrowdStrike, and Okta.





Chris Porter

CISO, Fannie Mae

Parthasarathi Chakraborty

AVP, Humana

Steve Williams


Chris Porter is the CISO of Fannie Mae. He is a passionate cybersecurity professional with a proven track record in research, intelligence, and consulting. He is globally recognized as a leader in data breach research with Verizon’s Data Breach Report series and for creating the VERIS Framework. 
He’s a member of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce MSMIT Advisory Board.
Parthasarathi Chakraborty is a visionary technology leader, inventor, blogger, and speaker with an exceptional track record of implementing transformational cybersecurity initiatives for fortune 50 financial & healthcare organizations. 
Parthas has a track record in building inhouse patented cybersecurity solutions. Partha is an executive leader with a sharp business mind and is an "engineer at heart". 
Steve Williams is the CISO at NTT Data in Plano, where he is responsible for the global advancement of NTT Data's security maturity. In addition, Steve is responsible for instilling a cultural change within the company; knowing that enterprise security is most successful when employees are educated and motivated.
Steve has more than 30 years of IT experience, mostly focused on large global enterprises and Fortune 500 companies.


Join security leaders to learn about how they replaced their old clunky hardware for a modern zero trust approach. Chris, Partha, and Steve share best practices and learnings from their zero trust adoption journey to help you speed up and simplify your journey. Learn about their motivations to get started on their zero trust journey and how they were able to lead their organizations into successfully transitioning from legacy hardware to the modern workplace.


We hope you have your calendars marked and look forward to seeing you virtually! Register now.

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