Zscaler Appoints Foad Farrokhnia as Head of Channels for ANZ

09-Apr-2020

Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, has appointed Foad Farrokhnia as Head of Channels for Australia and New Zealand.

Based in Melbourne, Farrokhnia will be responsible for further developing and maturing the Zscaler channel in line with the company’s growth strategies across Australia and New Zealand. At the same time, he will be responsible for growing mutually successful relationships between Zscaler and its broad ecosystem of alliance partners, global and local managed service providers, value added resellers and tier-1 systems integrators to help them sell, deploy and service Zscaler’s cloud cyber threat security solutions.

Farrokhnia joins Zscaler with more than 18 years’ experience of working in the enterprise IT and telecommunications industry across business development, client management, consulting and sales enablement programs.

Most recently, Farrokhnia worked at Telstra based in both Australia and North America. During this time he successfully built and drove strategic transformation and enablement programs in several key leadership positions, including as Industry Sales Director – Americas and Global Head of Enterprise Sales Enablement.

His last role at Telstra was Global Head of Enterprise Capability and Growth where he worked closely with the organisation’s executive team to consult, develop and deliver services that enhanced customer experience and employee experience, ultimately lifting business profitability, growth and sustainable performance.
Andrew Mann, Director, Global Alliances & Channel, Asia Pacific and Japan, Zscaler, said, “We are delighted that Foad has agreed to join Zscaler at this time. His skillset and experience of working with both growth companies and large multinationals in different geographies will be invaluable as we drive our channel growth and continue to enable Australian and New Zealand businesses to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. In addition, Foad’s market knowledge of working with organisations of all sizes within the Telstra channel will be an incredible asset as we continue to enhance our channel programs in the years ahead.”

About Zscaler

Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) enables the world’s leading organisations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access™ and Zscaler Private Access™, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100 percent cloud-delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates a multi-tenant distributed cloud security platform, protecting thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss. Learn more at: www.zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter: @zscaler

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