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EMPOWER


Empowerment is the effect of ability meeting action, to inform and inspire and energize. It’s dynamic, like the spark of an idea. When you come to Zenith Live, immerse yourself in the collective knowledge of leading network and security experts, industry visionaries, and cloud pioneers. Engage with your peers to exchange experiences and shape the cloud-enabled digital future. Get inspired to drive a secure cloud transformation, and empower your organization to deliver greater value to customers’ lives and businesses, secured in the cloud, empowered by you.

See Zenith Live 2018 Highlights

Why attend?


Become a leader in
cloud transformation

  • Advance your career with in-demand knowledge and skills for the cloud-first world
  • Meet the innovators behind the leading technologies that drive cloud transformation
  • Hear from visionary leaders at companies like GE, Siemens, and Microsoft
  • Lead your team and your organization into the secure, digital future

Who should attend?


IT EXECUTIVES  

Discussions of business enablement through the transformation of legacy data center and network architectures to cloud-first infrastructures, with insights from leaders who have gone through this journey.

NETWORK AND
SECURITY ARCHITECTS

Deep-dive sessions on network, application, and security transformation based on real-world customer case studies and lessons learned.

PRACTITIONERS AND
OPERATIONS PROFESSIONALS

Survey of best practices and hands-on technical solution certifications with Zscaler and partner technologies.

Join us in one of these cities:


Zenith Live
Americas

Sept 16 – 18, 2019

The Venetian Resort

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Zenith Live
Europe

Sept 30 – Oct 2, 2019

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

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Join us in one of these cities:


Zenith Live
Americas

Sept 16 – 19, 2019

The Venetian Resort

Las Vegas, NV

Register Now

Zenith Live
Europe

Sept 29 – Oct 2, 2019

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

Register Now

A look back: Zenith Live 2018 keynotes


Hear transformation stories from customers and partners at Zenith Live 2018

Customer Speakers

Chris Drumgoole

CTO
GE
Customer Speakers

Scott Guthrie

EVP of the Microsoft Cloud + AI Group
MICROSOFT
Customer Speakers

Frederik Janssen

Global Head, IT Infrastructure
SIEMENS
Customer Speakers

Alex Philips

CIO
NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO (NOV)

If you haven’t been able to join us, view the speakers and agendas from previous events.

Keynote Speakers



Americas


Salim Ismail


Founder

EXO WORKS

Salim Ismail is the Founder and Chair of ExO Works, a team of innovation experts who create customized solutions for corporations and organizations seeking to remain relevant in today’s rapidly changing business environment. Salim co-founded ExO Works in 2016 to help transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking. ExO Works delivers a 10-week program called the ExO Sprint that leapfrogs an organization's mindset forward by two years. He is also the best-selling author of Exponential Organizations, a sought-after technology strategist, and a renowned entrepreneur with ties to Yahoo!, Google, and Singularity University.

Alex Simons


Corporate VP of Program Management

MICROSOFT

Alex joined the Identity Division in January of 2012 and is responsible for driving Microsoft’s business and consumer identity strategy and product plans. Alex spearheaded Microsoft’s rapid shift to building cloud based identity and security services including creating the vision and direction for Azure AD Premium. He is also a vocal champion inside and outside Microsoft for supporting open standards and 3rd party platforms.

Ben Sapiro


Global CISO

CANADA LIFE

Ben Sapiro is the head of Cyber Security for Canada Life’s group of companies which include Irish Life, Putnam and Empower. Prior to joining Canada Life, Ben has led security in multiple sectors including cloud based services, natural resources and professional services.

Phil Armstrong


CIO

CANADA LIFE

Philip joined Canada Life in January of 2016 and is currently responsible for technology governance and strategy across Canada Life, with a focus on technology innovation, digital transformation, cyber security, hybrid-cloud enablement, risk management, employee productivity, big data analytics, A.I. and robotic process automation. Reporting to the CEO, Philip is a member of the Lifeco Executive Management Committee and Executive Risk Committee.

Andrew Stanley


CISO

MARS

Andrew Stanley is a seasoned technology executive who has spent 20 years across multiple industries building strong teams, driving transformation programs, and delivering novel solutions to difficult technology problems. He is continuously recognized by his teams as a strong, engaged leader who empowers his teams to decide and succeed.

Since 2017, Andrew Stanley has served as the Chief Information Security Officer for Mars, Incorporated, a global consumer goods, petcare, and veterinary health company headquartered in Washington, DC. Mr. Stanley has a deep background in cybersecurity, which started in his pre-university years designing one-way hashing algorithms.

George Maddaloni


Global Chief Technology Officer

AIG

George Maddaloni is AIG Global Chief Technology Officer. As Chief Technology Officer, George is responsible for delivering compute, cloud, network, employee and identity access services to AIG businesses. He also partners closely with business CIOs on both the technology modernization strategy and agenda for AIG.

George has over 25 years of experience in the financial services and technology industry. He joined AIG in October 2015 from UBS, where he was Managing Director, Americas Infrastructure and Global Network Operations. Prior to UBS, he spent 20 years in various positions at AT&T. His most notable role at AT&T was Vice President, Global Managed Services and Outsourcing, where he was responsible for running enterprise networks for Internal AT&T and several Fortune 100 Financial, Manufacturing and Technology companies.

Jay Chaudhry


CEO, Chairman and Founder

ZSCALER

Jay leverages more than 25 years of security industry expertise, including engineering, sales, marketing and management experience with leading organizations, such as IBM, NCR and Unisys. Prior to founding Zscaler in 2008, he founded and led AirDefense, a wireless security pioneer, before its acquisition by Motorola. From 2000 to 2006, Jay founded and led CipherTrust, the industry’s first email security gateway, before its merger with Secure Computing. He also founded and led CoreHarbor, a managed ecommerce solution, before it was acquired by USi/AT&T. In 1996, Jay founded and led his first company, SecureIT, the first pure-play Internet security service, before it was acquired by VeriSign in 1998.


Europe


David Branik


Head of Telecoms

DHL

Ulrike Goose


EVP Enterprise IT

E.ON

Mohamed Marfouk


Operations Director

LVMH

Mohamed has over 30 years of experience in project, change management and general management. He is specialized in IT, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Turnaround.

Alisa Choong


VP and CIO of Projects and Technology

SHELL

As VP and CIO of IT Services and Operations at Shell, Alisa is responsible for end user IT strategy for Shell’s employees and contractors globally. In her previous roles as P&T CIO and EVP Technical and Competitive IT (TaCIT), Alisa cultivated Shell’s digital transformation by maturing cutting-edge technologies building capabilities required to operationalize Shell’s Digital Strategy.

Jamie Bartlett


Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media

DEMOS

Jamie Bartlett is the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he has become one of the UK’s leading thinkers on politics and technology. Jamie’s most recent book The People Vs Tech: How the internet is killing democracy (and how we save it) was released in April 2018 and discusses the precarious future of democratic society in the tech age.

He is also the author of Radicals Chasing Utopia: Inside the Rogue Movements Trying to Change the World, about political outsiders that reject the way we live today, and The Dark Net, an examination of the hidden corners of the internet, its strange subcultures, and the protagonists that inhabit it – from trolls, Bitcoin miners, political extremists and members of the hacktivist group Anonymous, to drug dealers, computer scientists and neo-Nazis. He writes regularly for several national media outlets including Spectator and The Telegraph. His main topics are cyber security and privacy online, new political movements, social media research and analysis, and internet cultures.

We have over 350,000 employees globally,
all secured by Zscaler.
Frederik Janssen Global Head, IT Infrastructure

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Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group, and its 25,000 employees, is focused on supporting the digital transformation of multinational enterprises across five continents. Orange Business Services is not only an infrastructure operator, but also a technology integrator and a value-added service provider, offering a range of integrated technologies from Software Defined Networks (SDN/NFV), Big Data and IoT, to cloud computing, security, unified communications and collaboration.

SHI is a global IT solutions provider to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector and Academic customers. From software and hardware procurement to IT asset management and cloud computing, SHI delivers custom solutions for unique IT environments. Founded in 1989, SHI realized $10 billion in revenue and topped 4,200 employees in 2018.

Tata Communications offers Managed Security Services under a multi-layered, integrated, secure and trusted framework providing comprehensive real-time view to prevent, detect and respond to sophisticated cyber-attacks. The overall design framework is capable of designing, deploying, protecting, detecting, responding, assessing and managing threats coming to the enterprise through the use of automated and orchestrated security dashboard. To know more about our managed security services please visit www.tatacommunications.com.

At T-Systems we bring together connectivity, IT and digital solutions to help streamline and improve performance across your enterprise - strengthening the integration of new technology within your existing infrastructure. By providing the technology and expertise needed to evolve your business and solve your greatest challenges, you can better manage complexity and focus on opportunities to accelerate your success.

Ping Identity envisions a digital world powered by intelligent identity. We help enterprises achieve Zero Trust identity-defined security and more personalized, streamlined user experiences. The Ping Intelligent IdentityTM platform provides customers, employees and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications and APIs, while also managing identity and profile data at scale.

Proofpoint protects organizations’ biggest risks and greatest assets: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based threat, information, and user protection solutions, Proofpoint helps leading organizations mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks.

VeloCloud, now part of VMware, simplifies and transforms branch WAN networking by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband internet and LTE links for increasingly distributed enterprises. VeloCloud enables secure support for application growth, network agility, and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services and applications.

Silver Peak, the global SD-WAN leader, delivers the transformational promise of the cloud with a business-first networking model. The Unity EdgeConnect™ self-driving wide area network platform liberates enterprises from conventional WAN approaches to transform the network from a constraint to a business accelerant. Learn more at silver-peak.com.

CloudGenix makes the cloud-delivered branch possible by providing an autonomous SD-WAN(TM) and the Cloud-Blades(TM) platform. Enterprises gain cloud-scale economics for the branch with the freedom to use any WAN, any cloud, and any best-of-breed infrastructure service.

Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK) is dedicated to keeping the world safe from cyberattacks. Its big data and analytics platform, the CB Predictive Security Cloud (PSC), consolidates endpoint security and IT operations into an extensible cloud platform that prevents advanced threats, provides actionable insight and enables businesses to simplify operations.

Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, is based in Silicon Valley with offices worldwide. The company’s cloud security solutions deliver zero-day agentless, data and threat protection for any app, any device, anywhere. Bitglass is backed by Tier 1 investors and was founded in 2013 by a team of industry veterans.

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,000 pre-built integrations, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business.

Aryaka is a world leader in accelerating WAN transformation for global enterprises. With over 800+ enterprise customers, and growing rapidly, Aryaka is the industry benchmark for managed SD-WAN solutions. Aryaka’s highly integrated offering brings together a global network with a highly innovative technology stack for WAN optimization, security and cloud services, all delivered as a managed service.

BlackLake Security is a world-class cybersecurity VAR, with full-range cyber security services and a stable of engineers, architects, integrators, troubleshooters, project managers, and trainers.

With 3,000 people and operations in over 180 countries supporting some of the world’s largest companies, nation states and critical national infrastructures, BT has unique expertise in cybersecurity. Our global network and threat intelligence capabilities give us a ‘ringside seat’, so that we see how and where attacks come from, and react before they impact BT and its customers.

Expel provides transparent managed security, on-prem and in the cloud. It’s the antidote for companies trapped in failed relationships with their managed security service provider (MSSP) and those looking to avoid the frustration of working with one in the first place.

HCL Technologies is a leading global technology company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 44 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 8.6 billion for Financial Year Ended 31st Mar, 2019.

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection. CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by being the first and only company to unify next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent.

George Maddaloni

Global Chief Technology Officer
AIG

George Maddaloni is AIG Global Chief Technology Officer. As Chief Technology Officer, George is responsible for delivering compute, cloud, network, employee and identity access services to AIG businesses. He also partners closely with business CIOs on both the technology modernization strategy and agenda for AIG.

George has over 25 years of experience in the financial services and technology industry. He joined AIG in October 2015 from UBS, where he was Managing Director, Americas Infrastructure and Global Network Operations. Prior to UBS, he spent 20 years in various positions at AT&T. His most notable role at AT&T was Vice President, Global Managed Services and Outsourcing, where he was responsible for running enterprise networks for Internal AT&T and several Fortune 100 Financial, Manufacturing and Technology companies.

Alisa Choong

VP and CIO of Projects and Technology
SHELL

As VP and CIO of IT Services and Operations at Shell, Alisa is responsible for end user IT strategy for Shell’s employees and contractors globally. In her previous roles as P&T CIO and EVP Technical and Competitive IT (TaCIT), Alisa cultivated Shell’s digital transformation by maturing cutting-edge technologies building capabilities required to operationalize Shell’s Digital Strategy.

Jamie Bartlett

Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media
DEMOS

Jamie Bartlett is the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he has become one of the UK’s leading thinkers on politics and technology. Jamie’s most recent book The People Vs Tech: How the internet is killing democracy (and how we save it) was released in April 2018 and discusses the precarious future of democratic society in the tech age.

He is also the author of Radicals Chasing Utopia: Inside the Rogue Movements Trying to Change the World, about political outsiders that reject the way we live today, and The Dark Net, an examination of the hidden corners of the internet, its strange subcultures, and the protagonists that inhabit it – from trolls, Bitcoin miners, political extremists and members of the hacktivist group Anonymous, to drug dealers, computer scientists and neo-Nazis. He writes regularly for several national media outlets including Spectator and The Telegraph. His main topics are cyber security and privacy online, new political movements, social media research and analysis, and internet cultures.

Mohamed Marfouk

Operations Director
LVMH

Mohamed has over 30 years of experience in project, change management and general management. He is specialized in IT, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Turnaround.

Salim Ismail

Founder
EXO WORKS

Salim Ismail is the Founder and Chair of ExO Works, a team of innovation experts who create customized solutions for corporations and organizations seeking to remain relevant in today’s rapidly changing business environment. Salim co-founded ExO Works in 2016 to help transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking. ExO Works delivers a 10-week program called the ExO Sprint that leapfrogs an organization's mindset forward by two years. He is also the best-selling author of Exponential Organizations, a sought-after technology strategist, and a renowned entrepreneur with ties to Yahoo!, Google, and Singularity University.

Alex Simons

Corporate VP of Program Management
MICROSOFT

Alex joined the Identity Division in January of 2012 and is responsible for driving Microsoft’s business and consumer identity strategy and product plans. Alex spearheaded Microsoft’s rapid shift to building cloud based identity and security services including creating the vision and direction for Azure AD Premium. He is also a vocal champion inside and outside Microsoft for supporting open standards and 3rd party platforms.

Ben Sapiro

Global CISO
CANADA LIFE

Ben Sapiro is the head of Cyber Security for Canada Life’s group of companies which include Irish Life, Putnam and Empower. Prior to joining Canada Life, Ben has led security in multiple sectors including cloud based services, natural resources and professional services.

Phil Armstrong

CIO
CANADA LIFE

Philip joined Canada Life in January of 2016 and is currently responsible for technology governance and strategy across Canada Life, with a focus on technology innovation, digital transformation, cyber security, hybrid-cloud enablement, risk management, employee productivity, big data analytics, A.I. and robotic process automation. Reporting to the CEO, Philip is a member of the Lifeco Executive Management Committee and Executive Risk Committee.

Andrew Stanley

CISO
MARS

Andrew Stanley is a seasoned technology executive who has spent 20 years across multiple industries building strong teams, driving transformation programs, and delivering novel solutions to difficult technology problems. He is continuously recognized by his teams as a strong, engaged leader who empowers his teams to decide and succeed.

Since 2017, Andrew Stanley has served as the Chief Information Security Officer for Mars, Incorporated, a global consumer goods, petcare, and veterinary health company headquartered in Washington, DC. Mr. Stanley has a deep background in cybersecurity, which started in his pre-university years designing one-way hashing algorithms.

Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Chairman and Founder
ZSCALER

Jay leverages more than 25 years of security industry expertise, including engineering, sales, marketing and management experience with leading organizations, such as IBM, NCR and Unisys. Prior to founding Zscaler in 2008, he founded and led AirDefense, a wireless security pioneer, before its acquisition by Motorola. From 2000 to 2006, Jay founded and led CipherTrust, the industry’s first email security gateway, before its merger with Secure Computing. He also founded and led CoreHarbor, a managed ecommerce solution, before it was acquired by USi/AT&T. In 1996, Jay founded and led his first company, SecureIT, the first pure-play Internet security service, before it was acquired by VeriSign in 1998.