Zoom hires Jason Lee as chief information security officer Nasdaq: ZM

SAN JOSE, California, June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) announced today that Jason Lee will join the company as its Director of Information Security, effective June 29, 2020. Lee brings 20 years of experience in information security and mission service operations. review. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Security Operations at Salesforce and was previously Senior Director of Security Engineering at Microsoft. Lee will lead Zoom’s security team and report to Aparna Bawa, Director of Operations for Zoom.

Zoom is nearing the end of its 90-day privacy and security plan, implemented at a time of unprecedented growth that has made Zoom the platform of choice for more than 300 million daily meeting participants, including some of the largest companies in the world. Lee will focus on continuing Zoom’s path of prioritizing the safety and privacy of its users by ensuring that the frictionless and easy-to-use platform remains secure.

“The safety of our clients is extremely important and is at the center of everything we do. We are pleased to welcome Jason, who has deep industry experience, understands the complexity of serving a wide variety of users, and can lead Zoom’s efforts to strengthen the security of our platform during this time of rapid expansion. ” Bawa said.

“Zoom is on an incredible journey of growth and I am delighted to bring my experience of managing world-class security organizations to the company. Ensuring that customers trust our products is paramount and I look forward to working with the team to continue to instill security in Zoom’s DNA, ”said Lee.

About Jason Lee
Jason Lee is the Director of Information Security at Zoom with 20 years of technology experience, specializing in information security and mission critical service operations. Most recently, he was senior vice president of security operations at Salesforce, where he was responsible for the global organization that provides critical end-to-end security operations to customers and employees, including network and company-wide system security, incident response , threat information, data protection, vulnerability management, intrusion detection, identity and access management, and the offensive security team. Prior to Salesforce, he held the position of Chief Director of Security Engineering for the Windows and Devices division at Microsoft with the status of protecting the online services of Windows Update, XBOX live and Microsoft’s online store. He was also the Senior Director of Developer Services, where he was responsible for the design and management of the mission critical PKI for all products at Microsoft. This included cryptographic services on products like Windows and SQL Server, and cloud services like Azure and Office 365. Additionally, Jason was responsible for code signing and antimalware services that support Microsoft in that role.

About Zoom
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) brings teams together to do more in a frictionless and secure video environment. Our first, easy, reliable, and innovative video unified communications platform offers video, voice, webinar, and chat meetings on desktops, phones, mobile devices, and conference room systems. Zoom helps companies create high experiences with leading business application integrations and development tools to create custom workflows. Founded in 2011, Zoom is headquartered in San Jose, California, and offices worldwide. To visit zoom.com and continue @zoom_us.

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