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Zscaler Hires Former Check Point Executive as VP of Worldwide Marketing

Cloud-based threat management company, Zscaler, today said it has hired John Vecchi as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, where he will responsible for driving the company’s market-expansion initiatives.

Cloud-based threat management company, Zscaler, today said it has hired John Vecchi as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, where he will responsible for driving the company’s market-expansion initiatives.

ZScalerVecchi comes to Zscaler from Check Point Software, where he was Head of Global Product Marketing for the company’s enterprise and SMB solution portfolio. Prior to Check Point, Vecchi was an executive marketing consultant for Symantec, as well as VP of Marketing ePrivacy and encryption start-up Webloq, Inc. He also held various executive marketing and product marketing positions at McAfee and Motorola/Symbol.

Zscaler founder and CEO Jay Chaudhry has enjoyed a successful track record of founding and funding several security companies in the past. Prior to founding Zscaler, Chaudhry founded AirDefense, a company focused on wireless security that was acquired by Motorola in 2008. He also founded CipherTrust which was acquired by Secure Computing in a deal valued at $274 Million. He also founded CoreHarbor, an ASP for e-procurement solutions, which was acquired by USi/AT&T.

“I am pleased to add a proven marketing executive like John to further strengthen the leadership team of Zscaler at this exciting time,” said Chaudhry.

In May 2011, ZScaler announced that it had hired Lane Bess, formerly CEO of nearby Palo Alto Networks, as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Zscaler offers cloud-based security solutions to provide integrated threat management to secure all users and devices, anywhere in the world, without the need for any hardware appliances or resource intensive software agents on end points.

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For more than 10 years, Mike Lennon has been closely monitoring the threat landscape and analyzing trends in the National Security and enterprise cybersecurity space. In his role at SecurityWeek, he oversees the editorial direction of the publication and is the Director of several leading security industry conferences around the world.

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