San Jose based cloud security specialist has appointed Budd Ilic as its Country Manager for the Australia and New Zealand region.

Based in Sydney, Ilic will support and manage expected continued growth in the region. “The cloud and mobility are disrupting the traditional network security model, and enterprises everywhere are turning to the purpose-built Zscaler cloud to enable their secure network transformation. I look forward to leading our ANZ sales organisation,” said Ilic.

“Zscaler is experiencing increasing demand for our solutions throughout the region, and to support that demand we are committed to building a team with impressive experience and talent,” said Zscaler APAC VP Scott Robertson. .“We are thrilled to welcome Budd, a dynamic leader with deep knowledge of the ANZ market and a proven record in customer growth and regional management excellence.” 
Ilic has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry and comes from Actifo, where he was ANZ Regional Manager and instrumental in building the company’s business in vertical markets such as financial services and telecommunications.

Previously, he built the Federal Government business at VMware and worked in consulting, pre-sales, and sales management positions for VMware, EMC, Dimension Data, and Ferntree.