SEPTEMBER 16 – 18, 2019




Zenith Live, the Zscaler Cloud Summit, is the pinnacle of cloud innovation and security, where industry visionaries and thought leaders bring secure cloud transformation to life. Through inspiring speakers and practical training, IT executives, network architects, and security experts can learn how to drive the cloud-enabled digital future. Don’t miss this year’s only event dedicated to secure cloud transformation.

Las Vegas Highlights 2019

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?


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.


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


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

There is no more remote,
on-network or off-network.
You're just a secure GE employee. Chris Drumgoole CTO


Keynote Speakers

Salim Ismail



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.

Andrew Stanley



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.

Ken Athanasiou



Ken Athanasiou is the Chief Information Security Officer at VF Corporation and serves on the Board of Managers for Spirion, the Board of Directors for the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center, and the Board of Directors for the National Technology Security Coalition. Ken has extensive experience in information security and risk management. His career includes senior positions with global companies in the retail and financial service sectors as well as thirteen years of service as an officer in the United States Air Force. Just prior to joining VF Corporation he was the Chief Information Security Officer for AutoNation. Ken holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems and a Master’s Degree in Computer Resources Management and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Alex Simons

Corporate VP of Program Management


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.

Jeff Mealiffe

Principal Program Manager


Jeff Mealiffe is a Principal Program Manager on the Office 365 engineering team. In his 19-year tenure at Microsoft, he has held various engineering roles related to the Exchange server and Office 365 service products. His current position leading the Office 365 FastTrack Workload PM team is focused on connectivity, security, and client access for Office 365 services. In this role he and his team focus on strategic projects across multiple Office 365 workloads, working directly with some of our largest customers to ensure their Office 365 services are running as efficiently as possible.

Paul Collinge

Senior Program Manager


Paul has worked at Microsoft since 2004 and is a Senior Program Manager in the Microsoft Office 365 Engineering team, primarily looking after network connectivity and performance to the service. Working directly with Microsoft’s largest customers to assist with their cloud network transformation, helping them to plan and optimize their enterprise connectivity to deliver best in class infrastructure for the modern world.

Paul’s role utilizes the knowledge gained from this work to drive engineering changes and improvements to Microsoft’s infrastructure and has also enabled him to gain industry wide experience of the challenges and solutions to both enterprise Office 365 connectivity, and wider modern network best practices. Knowledge which he regularly shares with audiences at conferences and events around the world.

Ben Sapiro

Global CISO


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



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.

George Maddaloni

Global CTO


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.

Rich Baich



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.

Alex Philips

Chief Information Officer


Alex Philips is the Global Chief Information Officer at National Oilwell Varco (NOV). He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Information Technologies, Systems, Applications and Security in support of NOV’s business plan and strategic goals.

Alex joined National Oilwell Varco in 1997 as an IT Implementation Engineer and subsequently held roles as IT Infrastructure Manager and Director IT Security. He successfully led the IT integration of 300+ acquisitions while the company grew from 4,200 to 35,000+ computer  users.

Benjamin Vaughn



With over twenty years of experience in the information security and physical security fields, Benjamin is an ardent advocate for information sharing and continued vigilance of advanced eCrime and foreign government threat actors in enterprise computing environments. As Chief Information Security Officer for Hyatt, Benjamin and his team work every day to further Hyatt’s purpose of ‘Taking Care Of People So They Can Be Their Best’.

Marij Kouwenhoven



Under Marij’s leadership DFA became one of the first large enterprises that successfully migrated to the cloud while modernizing the technology architecture, automating, insourcing IT and reducing spend.

Randy Herold



Randy Herold is the Chief Information Security and Chief Privacy Officer for ManpowerGroup, responsible for overseeing ManpowerGroup’s Information Security and Privacy efforts globally. Prior to joining ManpowerGroup Herold held technology leadership roles with PHH, Chubb/ACE Group, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Nielsen/Arbitron and multiple government defense contractors. He has received various technology related certifications and is a member of numerous security and technology professional organizations.

Rob Franch



Chief Technology Officer beginning May 2014 leading a team of 250 IT professionals across 60 countries focused on delivering best in class global solutions for clients &  colleagues.

Tony Fergusson

IT Infrastructure Architect


Tony Fergusson is an Infrastructure architect, working with many technologies within the Enterprise with a focus on the Security. Tony has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has been recently focusing his efforts on how to secure the enterprise and the internet of things using emerging technologies like software defined perimeter and cloud  security.

Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Chairman and Founder


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.



MONDAY Sept 16

Certification Training

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Pre-Conference Certification Training

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Opens

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Welcome Reception in Expo Hall



7:00 am to 8:00 am


8:10 am to 8:20 am

Welcome from Micheline Nijmeh, CMO, Zscaler

8:20 am to 10:10 am

Welcome Keynote by Zscaler CEO, Jay Chaudhry, and Team

10:40 am to 11:10 am

Keynote by Andrew Stanley, CISO, Mars

11:20 am to 12:05 pm

Morning Breakout Sessions

12:05 pm to 1:00 pm


1:00 pm to 3:55 pm

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

4:15 pm to 4:45 pm

Keynote by Alex Philips, CIO, NOV

4:45 pm to 5:30 pm

Keynote by Salim Ismail, CEO, ExO Works

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Zenith Live Appreciation Party



8:00 am to 8:50 am


9:05 am to 9:45 am

Keynote by Alex Simons, Corporate VP, Microsoft

9:45am to 10:15 am

Keynote by George Maddaloni, CTO, and Rich Baich, CISO, AIG

10:15 am to 10:30 am

Cloud-First Customer Awards

10:50 am to 11:35 am

Morning Breakout Sessions

11:35 pm to 12:35 pm


12:35 pm to 2:20 pm

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

2:40 pm to 3:10 pm

Panel with Nature’s Bounty: Perspectives on Digital Transformation from a CIO and leaders in Infrastructure and Security

3:10 pm to 3:30 pm

Closing Keynote by Zscaler CEO, Jay Chaudhry

Conference Ends

Please check back for agenda updates as we announce
inspiring new speakers and sessions.

Pre-conference certification training

Monday, September 16 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

For a deeper experience and a fast track to success, complement your attendance with technical training in one of three areas. These 1-day immersive technical courses contain a mixture of lecture and hands-on labs and will inspire your cloud innovation journey with Zscaler.

Training includes:
  • 8 CPE Credits
  • 1-day hands-on certification lab
  • 1-year access to Zscaler Training Portal
  • Access to Zenith Community Beta Program
  • Zscaler Certification

Certification training offerings

App Transformation

ZPA Essentials

New or Existing ZPA Administrators Get hands-on experience using Zscaler Private Access and Zscaler App to provide secure remote access to applications in the data center and public cloud as an alternative to VPN. This is the hands-on lab of the ZCCP-PA certification. If the online pre-work is completed in conjunction with the lab, a ZCCP-PA certification will be granted.

ZPA Masters

Existing ZPA Administrators - ZCCP-PA Certification recommended Building on ZPA Essentials, this deep-dive lab will focus on advanced Zscaler Private Access use cases, including shadow IT discovery of internal apps, securing third-party access, and integrating multiple IDPs for mergers and acquisitions.

Network Transformation

ZIA Networking Masters

Network teams deploying SD-WAN and/or Zscaler App In this hands-on lab, we will do a deep dive into setting up authentication and traffic forwarding with leading SD-WAN partners for secure local internet breakouts and Zscaler App for secure mobile access.

Security Transformation

ZIA Security Essentials

Security teams This lab is a combination of classroom instruction and an in-depth exploration of Zscaler cloud security services, including SSL inspection, as well as threat coverage best practices and a threat hunting exercise using the Zscaler Admin UI.

ZIA Security Masters

Security Operations Team Building on ZIA Security Essentials, this advanced workshop, run by our Zscaler ThreatLabZ research team, will consist of a series of hands-on labs, such as using APIs to integrate Zscaler logs into SOC workflows, threat hunting, and reconstructing the kill chain after a simulated attack.

Join our sponsors

To learn more about our sponsorship program, please contact us.



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

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.

The digital world opens up a world of endless possibilities for both individuals and businesses. Therefore, at ElevenPaths we create disruptive innovation in cybersecurity in order to provide the privacy and trust that our digital life needs. This objective can only be achieved by combining the freshness and energy of a start-up wit the power, robustness and global reach that Telefónica has. We believe in driving a new current and reinventing the security industry. For that we have the best experts highly qualified in cybersecurity. Passionate people who do technology where the limit is their imagination. We also develop young talent to provide comprehensive protection in the digital age.

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

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.


Book your room before August 1 to receive discounted rates

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian Las Vegas features all-suite accommodations, exquisite restaurants, and world-class entertainment and shopping.

The Venetian is offering a discounted daily rate of $249* for Zenith Live attendees. You can make your reservation during the Zenith Live registration process or click here to book your hotel separately. You may also call the Venetian Groups reservation line at (877) 385-3885 or (702) 414-1000; mention Zenith Live or use the group code RZENL.

* Plus taxes and fees. Discounted room rates are limited and subject to availability.

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Conference + Training

Access to Keynotes
Welcome Reception and Party
1-day Certification Training





Conference + Training

Access to Keynotes
Welcome Reception and Party
1-day Certification Training