Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ: PANW) announced on Monday the appointment of Steven Scheurmann to the role of regional vice president (RVP) for ASEAN. Scheurmann will oversee Palo Alto Networks business in the region – from driving revenue growth and market momentum to building the overall strategy.

Scheurmann has lived and worked in the Asia-Pacific region for close to 30 years. Throughout his career, Scheurmann has assisted both the public and private sectors with their investments in technology, digital transformation, and cloud adoption. He began his career at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, supporting the introduction of one of the world’s first electronic visa systems. He went on to serve in senior positions with several multinational companies and large Asian conglomerates across the region, including major software and security vendors.

Scheurmann is a recognized expert on topics such as the digital economy, cybersecurity, AI, and cloud technology. He has taught at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School and regularly speaks at industry events. With the rapid development and adoption of technology in the region, his passion for teaching and mentoring students aligns with Palo Alto Networks mission to nurture future leaders and secure our digital way of life.

“Rapid digitalization in ASEAN is reshaping the region, bringing with it new and evolving cyber threats every day,” said Simon Green, president of JAPAC, Palo Alto Networks.

“This is an exciting time as we are seeing an increase in the need to secure nations, enterprises and the community against increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks,” said Scheurmann.

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