Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, has appointed James Cater as Vice President and General Manager for the EMEA region. With more than 25 years of experience in security, Cater will lead Zscaler’s business across the region, including adding and expanding relationships with local and regional partners.
“James’ deep knowledge of the region and market, combined with his track record of guiding and managing fast-moving companies, puts him in a strong position to drive growth in EMEA,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO, Chairman and Founder of Zscaler.
“He has demonstrated tremendous success in leading high-performing teams, and we are thrilled to have him join us.”
Cater joins Zscaler following his years at NetScout and, prior to that, Tata Communications, where he built and scaled these companies’ organizations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
“The world’s leading organizations are moving their applications out of their traditional data centers and into the cloud. They now realize that they have to move their security infrastructure, which protects access to those applications, to the cloud as part of their long-term digitization strategy,” said James Cater, Vice President and General Manager, Zscaler EMEA.
“Zscaler’s growth in the enterprise market is due to their commitment to their customers’ success, and I am delighted to join Zscaler to help customers gain immediate value as they look to a solution built for the cloud to enable their secure transformation.”
James Cater studied Computer Science at Portsmouth University, UK, and has developed his leadership skills at the Institute of Directors (IOD), Cranfield University, Institute of Management Development (IMD), Tuck School of Business, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).