Zenith Live 2019 Keynotes Watch Now
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Zenith Live Agenda

September 16 — 18, 2019 |
The Venetian Resort, Las Vegas

Pre-Conference Certification Training

APP
TRANSFORMATION
NETWORK
TRANSFORMATION
SECURITY
TRANSFORMATION
MONDAY / SEPTEMBER 16
8:00am — 5:00pm

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 private apps, securing third-party access, and integrating multiple IDPs for mergers and acquisitions.

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.

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.

5:30pm — 7:30pm
Welcome Reception in Expo Hall

General Schedule

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
7:00am — 8:00am
Breakfast
8:00am — 8:20am
General Session: Welcome from Zscaler
Micheline Nijmeh, Chief Marketing Officer, Zscaler
8:20am — 10:10am
Zscaler Opening Keynote
 
Rob Franch
CTO, Cushman & Wakefield
Randy Herold
CISO, Manpower Group
Ben Vaughn
CISO, Hyatt
 
Jay Chaudhry
CEO, Chairman and Founder, Zscaler
Amit Sinha
President of R&D, Operations & Customer Service, CTO, Zscaler
Patrick Foxhoven
CIO & VP of Emerging Technologies, Zscaler
10:10am — 10:40am
Break
10:40am — 11:10am
Keynote by Andrew Stanley, CISO, Mars
11:10am — 11:20am
Break
11:20pm — 12:05pm
Breakout Sessions
12:05am — 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm — 1:45pm
Breakout Sessions
1:45pm — 2:05pm
Break
2:05pm — 2:50pm
Breakout Sessions
2:50pm — 3:10pm
Break
3:10pm — 3:55pm
Sponsor Session
Hear from VMware VeloCloud, Silver Peak, Orange, or CloudGenix — See details below
3:55pm — 4:15pm
Break
4:15pm — 4:45pm
Keynote by Alex Philips, CISO, NOV
4:45pm — 5:30pm
Keynote by Salim Ismail, Founder, OpenExO & ExO Works
6:30pm — 9:30pm
Zenith Live Appreciation Party at Tao Nightclub
WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
8:00am — 8:50am
Breakfast
9:00am — 9:05am
General Session: Welcome Day 2
Micheline Nijmeh, Chief Marketing Officer, Zscaler
9:05am — 9:45am
Keynote by Alex Simons, Corporate VP of Program Management, and Jeff Mealiffe, Principal Lead Program Manager, Microsoft, and Tony Fergusson, IT Infrastructure Architect, MAN Energy Solutions
9:45am — 10:15am
Keynote by Rich Baich, SVP & CISO, and George Maddaloni, CTO, AIG
10:15am — 10:30am
General Session: Cloud-First Awards
 
Pete Amirkhan
VP and GM Americas, Zscaler
Bill Lapp
VP, Customer Success, Zscaler
10:30am — 10:50am
Break
10:50am — 11:35am
Breakout Sessions
11:35am — 12:35pm
Lunch
12:35pm — 1:20pm
Breakout Sessions
1:20pm — 1:35pm
Break
1:35pm — 2:20pm
Breakout Sessions
2:20pm — 2:40pm
Break
2:40pm — 3:10pm
General Session: What's in it for me? Perspectives on Digital Transformation from a CIO and leaders in Infrastructure and Security
 
Marij Kouwenhoven
CIO, Nature's Bounty
Ken Athanasiou
CISO, VFC Corp
Larry Biagini
Chief Technology Evangelist, Zscaler
3:10pm — 3:30pm
Closing Keynote by Jay Chaudhry, CEO, Zscaler

Breakout Session Details

Zscaler Tracks
ZSCALER FOUNDATIONS
APPLICATION TRANSFORMATION
NETWORK TRANSFORMATION
SECURITY TRANSFORMATION
CLOUD-FIRST ARCHITECTS
TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
11:20pm — 12:05pm
Rethinking Security in a Cloud and Mobile World and Path to a Zero Attack Surface
Alexis Lopez, Director Network Strategy and Operations, Omnicom Media Group Steve Grossenbacher, Head of Product Marketing (ZIA), Zscaler Steve House, Sr. Vice President, Product Management, Zscaler
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Ideal for attendees who are new to Zscaler, this session will highlight the need to transform security as applications move to the cloud and users are everywhere.

1:00pm — 1:45pm
Getting Started with Zscaler Internet Access
Steve Williams, CISO, NTT DATA Bill Lapp, VP, Customer Success, Zscaler
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Hear how to properly deploy Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) at HQ and across your branch offices. Get tips and tricks and learn best practices.

2:05pm — 2:50pm
Getting Started with Zscaler Private Access
Andrew Stanton, Network Security Engineer, Koch Industries Chris Hines, Head of Product Marketing (ZPA/Zscaler App), Zscaler Kunal Shah, Principal Product Manager (ZPA), Zscaler
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Learn how Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) works and its key deployment use cases: VPN alternative, third-party access, multi-cloud access, and M&A acceleration.

3:10pm — 3:55pm
Sponsor Session with VMware VeloCloud — Elevate Enterprise Security with VMware SD-WAN and Zscaler
Henry Ku, Sr. Director IT Infrastructure, Ciena Phil Quinless, IT Network Architect, Ciena Ramnath Shenai, Sr. Technical Product Manager, VMware Punit Minocha, SVP of Business and Corporate Development, Zscaler
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VeloCloud, now part of VMware, is a market leader for SD-WAN and offers a powerful solution. When used in combination with Zscaler Cloud Security, enterprises can achieve tangible benefits to secure traffic for Cloud destined applications. During this session, Henry Ku, Senior Director, IT Infrastructure, and Phil Quinless, IT Network Architect, at Ciena will take the stage to talk about their journey in implementing the combined solution. Their presentation will be preceded by an introduction to the joint solution by VMware and Zscaler.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
Securing a Mobile Workforce with Zscaler App
Tony Fergusson, IT Infrastructure Architect, MAN Energy Solutions David Creedy, Sr. Product Manager (Z App), Zscaler
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Hear how Zscaler App (Z App) works with both Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) and Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) to enable and secure mobile users.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Under the Hood of the Largest Security Cloud
Misha Kuperman, SVP, Cloud Ecosystem, Zscaler
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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of a Zscaler data center and see how the latest data center architecture enables service availability for a fast, reliable, and secure user experience.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Harness the Power of Zscaler Deployment and Support Services
Ben Jenkins, Director of Information Security, Jabil Sunil Wadhwa, SVP, Global Customer Services, Zscaler
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Learn how to leverage the Zscaler support ecosystem (DAS, Pro Services, Community, Training, and Support).

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
11:20pm — 12:05pm
Why ZTNA Spells the End of the Remote Access VPN and Much, Much More
Jon Meyer, Chief Technology Officer CAPTRUST Lisa Lorenzin, Director, Transformation Strategy, Zscaler
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What if remote access to apps running in hybrid and multi-cloud environments no longer required a VPN? Learn about zero trust network access (ZTNA) technologies and why Gartner believes 60% of enterprises will replace VPN with ZTNA by 2023.

1:00pm — 1:45pm
Accelerate IT Integration During Your Next M&A
Carlos Cong, Senior Manager, Enterprise Technology Services, Paychex Pavan Reddy, Solution Architect, Zscaler Kunal Shah, Principal Product Manager (ZPA), Zscaler
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The typical network integration during an M&A can take years—from NATing to dealing with overlapping IPs. See how enterprises are using ZPA to accelerate IT integration during M&A and to ensure the business remains productive, and secure, throughout the process.

2:05pm — 2:50pm
What's New with Zscaler Private Access
Dhawal Sharma, Sr. Director Product Management, Zscaler Kunal Shah, Principal Product Manager (ZPA), Zscaler
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Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) is Zscaler's fastest-growing product. Learn about new features being baked into the service and how they are enabling zero trust access to private applications.

3:10pm — 3:55pm
Sponsor Session with Silver Peak — Architecting a Business-driven SD-WAN with Enterprise-grade Security
Derek Granath, VP of Product Marketing, Silver Peak Robert McDougall, SVP, Information Technology, Cushman and Wakefield Amit Raikar, Sr. Director of Business Development, Zscaler
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As cloud adoption hastens, global enterprises are transforming how they build and secure wide area networks with SD-WAN. Partnering together, Silver Peak and Zscaler have automated cloud-security policy configuration, centrally orchestrating network-wide security policies in a matter of minutes, a task not possible with traditional router-centric WANs. This session will showcase how a leading global real estate firm, Cushman & Wakefield, increased cloud application performance, enhanced branch location security and accelerated new site deployments with the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect™ SD-WAN edge platform and the Zscaler Internet Access cloud-hosted security service.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
Zscaler B2B: Enabling Secure Access to Information for Your Customers and Suppliers
Matt Ramberg, Vice President of Information Security, Sanmina Dhwanit Shah, Principal Product Manager (ZPA), Zscaler
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With ZPA Browser Access, multiple IDP support, and the user portal, you can provide third-party access to private apps, including business-to-business portals, without exposing applications to the internet and without bringing partners onto the corporate network or placing VPN clients on their personal devices.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Taking Security to the Next Level with Browser Isolation
Dhawal Sharma, Sr. Director Product Management, Zscaler
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Earlier this year we acquired browser isolation company, Appsulate. This session will showcase how we’re integrating this new technology into the Zscaler platform to secure access to applications for end-users, customers, partners, and suppliers without ever bringing the content down to the user's device.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Lessons Learned: Ensuring a Successful ZPA Deployment
Saleh Igal, Sr. Director: IT Infrastructure & Technology Risk, TPG Global Mark Ryan, Principal ZPA Solution Architect, Zscaler
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You've decided that Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) is the best service for you, but how do you make sure you set yourself up for success? In this session we'll teach you best practices and "gotchas" to avoid for a successful ZPA deployment.

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
11:20pm — 12:05pm
Zscaler App: Going Beyond 80 and 443
Brett James, Global Infrastructure Design Manager, Bechtel David Creedy, Sr. Product Manager (Z App), Zscaler
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Learn how Zscaler App can be used to protect your users no matter where they are or what applications they are using. This session will cover the latest release of Zscaler App and how it can be used to secure more than just web traffic.

1:00pm — 1:45pm
Capitalize on the Power of Zscaler Reporting and Analytics
Matthew Pearson, Network Lead, American Tower Priyanka Pani, Sr. Product Manager (UI/UX), Zscaler
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Explore the latest advances in Zscaler reporting, including the new Executive Insights app, and hear how a Zscaler customer uses this information to communicate with other executives and the board.

2:05pm — 2:50pm
What's New with Zscaler Internet Access
Steve House, Sr. Vice President, Product Management, Zscaler Priyanka Pani, Sr. Product Manager (UI/UX), Zscaler
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Find out what the Zscaler team has been busy with over the past year. Join this session to participate in an in-depth discussion about the latest Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) security innovations, new service features, and the overall product direction.

3:10pm — 3:55pm
Sponsor Session with CloudGenix — CAPTRUST: Deploying Zscaler with CloudGenix across an Enterprise
Aaron Edwards, Field CTO, CloudGenix Jon Meyer, Chief Technology Officer, CAPTRUST Eddie Parra, Solution Architect, Zscaler
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CloudGenix software defined WAN (SD-WAN) makes the cloud-delivered branch possible with it's CloudBlade platform that integrates with Zscaler. CAPTRUST, a leading registered investment advisory firm, deployed CloudGenix SD-WAN and Zscaler to achieve 37% cost-savings, increase available network capacity and accelerate M&As. Come hear Jon Meyer, CTO of CAPTRUST, talk about his experience.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
Our Office 365 Journey
Paul Collinge, Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft Steven Williams, Security Advisor, Takeda Pharmaceutical Dan Shelton, Director, Transformation Strategy, Zscaler
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What happens to your network architecture when you deploy Microsoft Office 365 to thousands of users around the globe? A lot. Learn Microsoft’s recommendations for Office 365, and lessons learned from a leading enterprise, so you can stay on the right track to a successful Office 365 migration.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Lessons Learned: Network Transformation Case Study from Hub-and-Spoke to Direct-to-Cloud
Alaa Nasser, Chief Architect, BP Naresh Kumar, Director of Product Management, Zscaler
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Hear a customer's journey and the lessons the team learned about the driving forces behind its network transformation, the way to build a business case to support the initiative, and the benefits realized along the way.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Zscaler Digital Experience
Kenneth Reddick, Director Network Engineering, Fannie Mae Dhawal Sharma, Sr. Director Product Management, Zscaler
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User experience is king, so join this session to learn how to leverage the Zscaler platform to monitor the end-user digital experience from device to app.

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
11:20pm — 12:05pm
Advanced DLP that Works in a Mobile-First World
Moinul Khan, Sr. Director, Product Management (Data Protection), Zscaler
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Cloud and increased mobility of users impact the visibility you have into the data leaving your organization. Join this session to learn how to protect your most sensitive information with a Cloud DLP solution.

1:00pm — 1:45pm
Applying AI/ML to 70 Billion Transactions a Day for Better Security and User Experiences
Howie Xu, VP, Machine Learning & AI, Zscaler
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Join this deep-dive session with ML/AI experts on the ways that Zscaler is leveraging the latest technology to provide better security coverage. Learn why and how ML/AI improves your user experience and lowers your cost.

2:05pm — 2:50pm
Going Hunting with ThreatLabZ
Benjamin Vaughn, VP and CISO, Hyatt Deepen Desai, VP, Security Research, Zscaler
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Join our security research experts to discuss the latest emerging threats, get a glimpse into case studies of real attacks, and experience an exclusive view of the threat landscape as seen from the Zscaler cloud.

3:10pm — 3:55pm
Sponsor Session with Orange Business Services — Minimizing Risk While Transitioning to a New Digital World
Rob Mello, Head of Strategy and Transformation, Orange Business Services Ruben Hernandez, Head of PreSales (North America), Orange Business Services Pavan Reddy, Solution Architect, Zscaler
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Many clients today are embarking upon digital transformations to deliver business value without strongly understanding how to minimize risk and securely transition to a better business model. In this presentation OBS will look at how we have helped clients successfully transform their businesses, and the techniques you can apply for your efforts as well.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
Stagecraft of Malicious Office Documents — A Look at Recent Malware Campaigns
Deepen Desai, VP, Security Research, Zscaler
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Malicious Office documents have become a favorite delivery tool for malware authors. In this session we will look at the different exploits and obfuscation, encryption, and evasion techniques used in these malicious documents from over 50 recent campaigns.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Integrated Enterprise Inline and Out-of-Band CASB
Pooja Deshmukh, Sr. Product Manager, Zscaler
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Protecting sensitive information—even when your remote users access their SaaS apps over SSL—doesn't have to be hard. Learn how Zscaler can protect all your data and keep you compliant.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
What's New with Zscaler Internet Access
Steve House, Sr. Vice President, Product Management, Zscaler Priyanka Pani, Sr. Product Manager (UI/UX), Zscaler
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Find out what the Zscaler team has been busy with over the past year. Join this session to participate in an in-depth discussion about the latest Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) security innovations, new service features, and overall product direction.

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
11:20pm — 12:05pm
Architecting for a Secure, Cloud-Enabled Network (HQ, Branch, Mobile Workforce)
Mike Richard, Solution Architect, Zscaler
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Learn about the design options and best practices for securing multi-Gig HQs, internet-only offices, and 4G/5G mobile devices.

1:00pm — 1:45pm
Understanding the Gartner Zero Trust Network Architecture
Martyn Ditchburn, Director of Datacentre Services, Informa Lisa Lorenzin, Director, Transformation Strategy, Zscaler
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ZTNA, SDP, zero trust — find out what the hype is about and learn how to provide secure access to apps in multiple clouds and access to industrial controls and computer systems without NGFWs.

2:05pm — 2:50pm
Handling SSL and TLS 1.3 at Scale While Maintaining Privacy
Udayan Palekar, Director of Product Management, Zscaler Brian Deitch, Solutions Engineer, Zscaler
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Learn to perform SSL/TLS inspection at scale to handle an increasingly encrypted world, and separating fact from fiction with TLS 1.3.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
A new approach to edge connectivity
Dhawal Sharma, Senior Director Product Management, Zscaler Sumanth Kakaraparthi, Director Product Management, Zscaler
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Understand how Zscaler Edge Connector and SD-WAN simplify and secure local internet breakouts.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
An Architect's Guide to Securing Access to Multi-Clouds
Mark Ryan, Principal ZPA Solution Architect, Zscaler
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Learn how Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) and Zscaler App (Z App) can provide seamless access in hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Building a Modern Security Ecosystem
Amrit Williams, VP Products, Skybox Security Baber Amin, CTO West, Ping Identity Jessica Alexander, Sr Director Alliances, CrowdStrike Punit Minocha, SVP, Business and Corporate Development, Zscaler
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Understand why a modern security ecosystem is needed for frameworks such as Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), Continuous Adaptive Risk and Trust Assessment (CARTA), and Zero Trust Network Architecture (ZTNA). Learn how Zscaler’s integrations with its partners are making it easy for you to implement these today.