San Jose, California, November 23, 2015
Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud-security, today announced that financial services and tech veteran Andy Brown has joined its board of directors. Brown is a distinguished leader with more than 30 years of experience in information and financial technology.
“Andy brings a wealth of knowledge and invaluable experience from the financial services and technology industry to our board of directors,” said Zscaler CEO Jay Chaudhry. “As Zscaler’s cloud security platform continues to experience rapid demand and accelerated adoption, Andy’s strategic insights will be critical as we continue to evolve.”
Security is a key differentiator and ongoing challenge for global organizations, and Brown’s extensive career working with major financial services companies is essential in advising Zscaler as it scales its cloud security platform to secure cloud and mobile-first enterprises.
In Brown’s current role as CEO and co-founder of Sand Hill East, he is responsible for identifying and guiding seed stage companies on go to market, product strategy and technology architecture and design. His past experience includes Group Technology Officer for UBS; Head of Strategy, Architecture and Optimization at Bank of America; CTO of Infrastructure at Credit Suisse; and various positions including Chief Architect at Merrill Lynch. Additionally, Brown is on the board of Guidewire (GWRE) and Moogsoft. He was founder of Desktone, board member of ServiceMesh and advisor to Cyvera, all of which were acquired in the past two years.
“Cyber threats are evolving at a rapid rate and in order for the security industry to keep up, organizations, especially financial services, need to abandon point solutions and embrace the cloud,” said Brown. “Zscaler is at the forefront of cloud-delivered security innovation and I am thrilled to be joining the board of directors at such an exciting time. Unlike appliance vendors, Zscaler was born in the cloud to secure the cloud.
Zscaler enables the world’s leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100% cloud delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances or hybrid solutions are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates a massive, global cloud security platform that protects thousands of enterprises and government agencies from cyberattacks and data loss. Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler.
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Whitney Glockner Black
Director of Communications