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Zscaler Goes ‘Full Cloud Ahead’ at Zenith Live 2021

Top Fortune 500 IT Executive and Security Experts Share How They Successfully Accelerated Adoption of Zero Trust Security Models

San Jose, California, May 24, 2021

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2021 -- Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZS), the leader in cloud security, today announced that virtual Zenith Live 2021 is happening June 15-16 in the Americas, June 16-17 in Europe, and June 22-23 in Asia Pacific. The event includes leading IT executives and security experts from Fortune 500 enterprises and large multinational organizations who have led secure digital transformation efforts using a zero trust model. Additionally, Zenith Live’s immersive “Full Cloud Ahead” experience will provide attendees one-of-a-kind illuminating keynotes, breakout sessions and workshops to help organizations implement zero trust architectures, accelerate digital transformation, and advance their cybersecurity prowess. 

“The cloud and mobility have accelerated digital transformation, which is driving tremendous speed and efficiency gains in the way businesses exchange information, collaborate and innovate, but it also exposes digital businesses to new cyber threats,” said Chris Kozup, Chief Marketing Officer at Zscaler. “At Zenith Live, attendees will have the opportunity to choose from more than 50 cybersecurity training sessions, learn about new security innovations from Zscaler, and hear how the world’s largest organizations are enabling zero trust to achieve their business transformation goals. I look forward to welcoming existing and future customers to Zenith Live 2021.”

Headlining the event are IT executives from the world's leading brands: 

  • Alain Delava, CISO, ENGIE
  • Andrew Baker, CTO, Absa Group  
  • Bruce Lee, CTO & SVP, Centene
  • Claude Pierre, Deputy CIO, ENGIE
  • Craig Williams, SVP & CIO, Ciena
  • Eduardo GRILO, Director of Technology, International & Operations, Richemont International
  • Frank Nazzaro, CIO, Freddie Mac 
  • Gülay Stelzmüllner, Global Head of AGN International Project Management, Allianz Technologies
  • Hanna Hennig, CIO, Siemens 
  • Karl Hoods, Chief Digital Information Officer, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Kuldip Mohanty, CIO, Hub International 
  • Nicole Darden Ford, VP and CISO, Carrier 
  • Petek Ergul, Global Head of Telecommunications Services, HSBC
  • Rasik Vekaria, VP of Security Architecture, BP
  • Rex Thexton, Senior Managing Director, Accenture
  • Sebastian Kemi, CTO, Sandvik
  • Thomas Vavra, Manager Communication Networks, Mondi Group

Programming will also feature inspirational and motivational speakers who will share their unique personal stories: 

  • Arnav Kapur, Researcher, MIT Media Lab
  • Ben Mezrich, New York Times Best-Selling Author
  • J.B. Wood, President and CEO, TSIA
  • J.R. Martinez, Actor, Best-Selling Author, Wounded U.S. Army Veteran 
  • Shivvy Jervis, Four-time award-winning Forecaster, Broadcaster, and Top 10 Asian Founders 2020

At Zenith Live, attendees will learn about innovating trends during keynotes, panel discussions, and fireside chats with industry leaders. The Zenith Live 2021 program also includes: 

  • Over 50 breakout sessions 
  • Architecture Workshops
  • Women in IT Exchange
  • Live Q&A/Demos
  • Partner Summit 

The annual customer event comes on the heels of Zscaler being recognized at Microsoft’s 20/20 Partner Awards ceremony as the Zero Trust Champion of the Year. This award validates Zscaler’s forward-looking vision and the significant innovation behind its zero trust architecture. In a joint session, ‘Zscaler + Microsoft: Strategies & Technologies for Practical Zero Trust’ at Zenith Live, Zscaler and Microsoft experts will discuss actionable cloud-based zero trust solutions and crucial strategies to stay ahead of today’s most advanced threats.

 Zscaler will be supporting three charities at this year's Zenith Live 2021 including, The Global Food Banking Network, Rise Up Together, and Tech for All. 

To register for the free event and secure a spot, see https://www.zscaler.com/zenithlive.

About Zscaler

Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) accelerates digital transformation so customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ platform protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. Distributed across more than 150 data centers globally, the SSE-based Zero Trust Exchange™ is the world’s largest in-line cloud security platform.

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