Zscaler says Kozup, a 20 year IT industry veteran, has been appointed to help the company realise its next phase of growth and is responsible for global marketing strategy and execution.
Kozup will report directly to Jay Chaudhry, Zscaler’s chairman and chief executive officer.
“Zscaler is at the forefront of helping customers achieve their digital transformation goals through an industry leading, cloud-native approach to securing users, applications and data,” said Chaudhry.
“Chris’s successful track record as a marketing executive and his customer-centric mindset make him the ideal leader to help further accelerate Zscaler’s growth.
“I am excited to welcome Chris to the team and to partner with him to extend our customer reach and engagement.”
Kozup was most recently Chief Marketing Officer at Aruba , where he was responsible for the strategy and execution of global marketing, implementing scalable and sustainable marketing programs for awareness, digital demand generation, sales enablement, channel marketing, and influencer communities.
Earlier in his career, Kozup was an industry analyst at the META Group responsible for advising enterprise organisations on IT best practices.
“It has been inspiring to watch Zscaler help thousands of organisations ensure the safety and productivity of their workforce while accelerating their digital transformation efforts over the past year,” said Kozup.
“Zscaler’s vision has been to build the world’s most scalable cloud security platform to secure a mobile and remote workforce, and I am thrilled to be joining the team that has helped so many companies achieve these goals.”