Robert Pizzari, Anandh Maistry and Jane Bounds join Trustwave to drive further growth in cybersecurity and managed security services across the Asia-Pacific Region
SYDNEY – December 19, 2016 – Trustwave today announced the appointment of Robert Pizzari as Senior Vice President of Asia-Pacific Sales, Anandh Maistry as Vice President of Sales for Australia and New Zealand, and Jane Bounds as its first Director of Asia-Pacific Marketing. The new executive appointments represent Trustwave’s increased focus on driving growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
Pizzari is responsible for all Asia-Pacific sales activity at Trustwave. Maistry is responsible for sales in Australia and New Zealand and reports into Pizzari. Bounds is responsible for all Trustwave marketing activities in Asia-Pacific including marketing with and through Trustwave telecommunications and channel partners in the region.
According to Gartner’s Worldwide Information Security Forecast 2Q16 Update, the Asia-Pacific cybersecurity market is expected to grow from $17.2B in 2016 to $23.2B in 2020.
Trustwave Executive Vice President of Global Sales Dave Feringa said, “Trustwave has a massive opportunity in Asia-Pacific given our connection with Singtel and its affiliates. Robert and Anandh bring a solid set of sales leadership skills to the company, and I look forward to their helping expand our business delivering cybersecurity and managed security services across Asia-Pacific.”
Trustwave Chief Marketing Officer Steve Kelley said, “Jane is a highly experienced marketer with experience encompassing all aspects of marketing, using multiple touch points to create brand momentum. Her passion for strong engagement with sales leaders and the market, to identify the ‘sweet spot’ for opportunity, will benefit Trustwave as we continue to execute on our strategy to become the premier cybersecurity and managed security services provider across the Asia-Pacific market.”
Pizzari joins Trustwave from F5 Networks, where he was most recently Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand. He also held Asia-Pacific sales leadership roles at F5 and Cisco. He received a bachelor’s degree from Victoria University. He is based in Singapore.
With more than 25 years of IT industry experience, Maistry joins Trustwave from Citrix Systems, where he was Senior Director for Sales responsible for defining, building and driving a growth strategy. Prior to Citrix, Maistry worked for Oracle where he was the Vice President for their Systems Business in Asia, and Cisco where he was Managing Director for the Services Provider Organization. He studied computer science at UTS Sydney. He is based in Sydney.
Bounds joins Trustwave from IBM Australia and New Zealand, where she was most recently Market Executive for the IBM Systems business unit. She held a number of marketing leadership roles at IBM spanning IBM hardware, as well as software including Tivoli and security, data management and Lotus. She received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Sydney. She is based in Sydney.
Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, Trustwave enables businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs. More than three million businesses are enrolled in the Trustwave TrustKeeper® cloud platform, through which Trustwave delivers automated, efficient and cost-effective threat, vulnerability and compliance management. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago, with customers in 96 countries. For more information about Trustwave, visit https://www.trustwave.com.