Sunnyvale, California, May 13, 2009
Zscaler, the market leader in Cloud-delivered multi-tenant Security as a Service (SaaS), announced today that Jim Hyman has joined the company as vice president of North America Sales. With over 20 years of US and international sales, business development and strategy experience, his expertise in the area of security technology gives him a unique ability to identify and assess customer needs and opportunities in this industry.
“Jim has a proven track record of rapidly growing revenue for high-tech companies,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO of Zscaler. “I am thrilled to have him join our leadership team. His breadth and depth of experience and teamwork will play a key role in solidifying Zscaler’s leadership in the Cloud Security and SaaS marketplace.”
Prior to joining Zscaler, Jim spent more than 5 years with IronPort Systems (acquired by Cisco Systems) where he was Vice President of Western Region Sales and US Channels. He established and grew a channel sales infrastructure and managed a direct sales organization that helped establish IronPort as the market leader for email security. Previous to this, he held senior positions such as Vice President Business Development at venture capital firm Digital Ventures; and Director of International Business Development at IBM.
“Zscaler’s innovative and purpose-built Cloud Security technology already has tremendous momentum and a clear lead in this rapidly growing market,” stated Jim Hyman. “I am thrilled at the opportunity to drive sales expansion to the next level.”
Zscaler is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.
Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.
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