Full Name
Russ Smith
Job Title
Technical Director for the Strategic Programs Group
Zscaler Inc.
Speaker Bio
Russ Smith is Zscaler’s Technical Director for the Strategic Programs Group focused on federal systems integrators delivering Zscaler to the public sector. Russ joined Zscaler after a 30-year Air Force career culminating as the Deputy Chief Information Officer at the United States Special Operations Command. During his post-military career, he was a research analyst with the Institute for Defense Analyses, the vice president of the cyber practice at SAIC, and a security account lead at Accenture Federal Systems.

He holds master’s degrees in Systems Technology (Joint Command, Control, Communications and Computers) from the Naval Postgraduate School and in Military Operational Art and Science from Air University, and a B.S. in Computer Information Science from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Russ is also certified as an Information Systems Security Professional, Project Management Professional, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Information Security Officer.
Russ Smith