Executive Profiles

Stephen Kovac, Zcaler’s VP for Global Government, Compliance

Stephen Kovac

Stephen Kovac, Zcaler’s VP for Global Government, Compliance

Stephen Kovac, as Zcaler's vice president for global government and compliance, is responsible for overall strategy, productizing and certification for the Zcaler platform across global governments. Kovac leverages over 27 years of experience in the information technology and security industry. He also holds extensive experience in public-sector and compliance affairs. In his current role, Actiac is primarily focused on the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Trusted Internet Connection/Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services policies and zero-trust network for federal, the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council said.

Before joining Zscaler in April 2017, Kovac served as executive VP and head of the public-sector business for VAZATA, a Texas-based technology company providing infrastructure-as-a-service solutions to public-sector customers. Kovac briefly served as BT Global Services' VP and chief strategy officer for the company's security business in the Americas. He also served as Pinnacle Technical Resources' senior VP, responsible for all sales, account management, sales strategy and innovation for the Americas. Kovac supervised directors, managers, account executives, associates and other staff. For nearly a year, Kovac served as Terremark's vice president. He was responsible for the integration and ongoing sales, engineering operations post-Verizon acquisition. His other past roles include president at Connect One Communications, investment banking VP at Bear Stearns/Schneider Securities, president at Saf-T-Loc and investment broker at A.G. Edwards and Sons. He earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis.


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