Steven Scheurmann, regional vice president for Asean, Palo Alto NetworksMovements

Industry veteran takes regional leadership role at Palo Alto Networks

Cybersecurity solutions firm Palo Alto Networks has picked Steven Scheurmann to oversee its business in the Asean region assuming the role of regional vice president. Scheurmann is tasked to develop an overall strategy that will drive revenue growth and market momentum.

Scheurmann is a recognized expert on topics such as the digital economy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and cloud technology. He has taught at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School and regularly speaks at industry events.

“Steven joins us at a time of great momentum and change,” said Simon Green, president of JAPAC, Palo Alto Networks. “Rapid digitalization in Asean is reshaping the region, bringing with it new and evolving cyber threats every day. We are glad to have him on board, and are certain that Palo Alto Networks will benefit greatly from his wide experience.”

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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.

“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. “And I am excited to be working alongside the talented Palo Alto Networks regional team to propel our Asean business forward and create greater value for our customers, partners, and employees.”