Syam  Nair net worth and biography

Syam Nair Biography and Net Worth

Chief Technology Officer and EVP of R&D of Zscaler

Syam Nair leads our product development and research organization, building hyperscale cloud services for secure connectivity and cybersecurity. He’s previously served as a product and engineering executive for both Salesforce and Microsoft, with expertise in ground-up incubation and leading large product and development organizations for growing cloud environments at hyperscale.

At Salesforce, Syam’s leadership was a driving force for key strategic innovations including Salesforce Genie, a hyperscale CRM Data Cloud. He also spearheaded integration of several of Salesforce’s inorganic innovations and acquisitions and helped the organization scale its AI-powered customer engagement platform for accelerated growth. Syam and his executive leadership team were also responsible for the vision and execution of Salesforce’s next-generation artificial intelligence, search, and analytics platform and experiences. In his final role with the company, he led technology and engineering organizations for Salesforce's Marketing Cloud, Data Cloud, Einstein, Search, and Tableau. During his tenure at Microsoft, Syam was part of the leadership team responsible for building and accelerating the expansion of its globally distributed Azure data services. 

He has led organizations through both technology and business transformations, hiring and growing world-class talent for cloud platforms, and is continuously innovating for customer success and accelerated business growth. Syam holds a Master's in Computer Science and Applications from Goa University, India, and a Master of Business Administration from Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.

What is Syam Nair's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Syam Nair is at least $25.29 million as of March 18th, 2024. Mr. Nair owns 137,294 shares of Zscaler stock worth more than $25,292,301 as of June 15th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Nair may own. Additionally, Mr. Nair receives an annual salary of $496,480.00 as Chief Technology Officer and EVP of R&D at Zscaler. Learn More about Syam Nair's net worth.

How old is Syam Nair?

Mr. Nair is currently 51 years old. There are 4 older executives and no younger executives at Zscaler. The oldest executive at Zscaler is Mr. Remo E. Canessa, Chief Financial Officer, who is 67 years old. Learn More on Syam Nair's age.

What is Syam Nair's salary?

As the Chief Technology Officer and EVP of R&D of Zscaler, Inc., Mr. Nair earns $496,480.00 per year. There are 2 executives that earn more than Mr. Nair. The highest earning executive at Zscaler is Mr. Remo E. Canessa, Chief Financial Officer, who commands a salary of $698,550.00 per year. Learn More on Syam Nair's salary.

How do I contact Syam Nair?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Nair and other Zscaler executives is 120 HOLGER WAY, SAN JOSE CA, 95134. Zscaler can also be reached via phone at (408) 533-0288 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Syam Nair's contact information.

Has Syam Nair been buying or selling shares of Zscaler?

Syam Nair has not been actively trading shares of Zscaler over the course of the past ninety days. Most recently, Syam Nair sold 2,893 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, March 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $193.15, for a transaction totalling $558,782.95. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 137,294 shares of the company's stock, valued at $26,518,336.10. Learn More on Syam Nair's trading history.

Who are Zscaler's active insiders?

Zscaler's insider roster includes Manoj Apte (Insider), Karen Blasing (Director), Andrew Brown (Director), Remo Canessa (CFO), Jagtar Chaudhry (CEO), Scott Darling (Director), Ajay Mangal (Major Shareholder), Syam Nair (Chief Technology Officer and EVP of R&D), Dali Rajic (Insider), Robert Schlossman (Insider), and Amit Sinha (Insider). Learn More on Zscaler's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Zscaler?

In the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 39 times. They sold a total of 372,608 shares worth more than $66,398,452.74. The most recent insider tranaction occured on March, 18th when CEO Jagtar Singh Chaudhry sold 2,115 shares worth more than $408,512.25. Insiders at Zscaler own 19.2% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Zscaler.

Information on this page was last updated on 3/18/2024.

Syam Nair Insider Trading History at Zscaler

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/18/2024Sell2,893$193.15$558,782.95137,294View SEC Filing Icon  
12/18/2023Sell6,675$221.34$1,477,444.50140,187View SEC Filing Icon  
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Syam Nair Buying and Selling Activity at Zscaler

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Zscaler Company Overview

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Zscaler, Inc. operates as a cloud security company worldwide. The company offers Zscaler Internet Access solution that provides users, workloads, IoT, and OT devices secure access to externally managed applications, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and internet destinations; and Zscaler Private Access solution, which is designed to provide access to managed applications hosted internally in data centers, and private or public clouds. It also provides Zscaler Digital Experience that measures end-to-end user experience across business applications, as well as provides an easy-to-understand digital experience score for each user, application, and location within an enterprise. In addition, the company offers Posture Control solutions comprising Cloud Security Posture Management that identifies and remediates application misconfigurations in SaaS, infrastructure as a service, and PaaS to reduce risk and ensure compliance with industry and organizational benchmarks; Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management that detects and remediates excessive or unused cloud permissions and enforces least privileged access without disrupting productivity; Infrastructure as Code (IaC), which analyzes IaC templates to identify misconfigurations and other security issues prior to deployment to cloud infrastructure; and Vulnerability Scanning and Data Loss Prevention solutions. Its platform modules include Zscaler Central Authority, Zscaler Enforcement Node, and Zscaler Log Servers. The company serves customers in airlines and transportation, conglomerates, consumer goods and retail, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media and communications, public sector and education, technology, and telecommunications services industries. The company was formerly known as SafeChannel, Inc., and changed its name to Zscaler, Inc. in August 2008. Zscaler, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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