Michael Sutton

Recovering CISO, Angel Investor

Michael was previously the CISO at Zscaler, a company that has pioneered the Security-as-a-Service space. As a member of the founding team, he spent a decade building Zscaler’s research team, driving the security model and evangelizing the vision. Prior to Zscaler, Michael helped build SPI Dynamics (acquired by HP) and iDEFENSE (acquired by VeriSign).

Following Zscaler’s successful IPO in March 2018, Michael chose to pursue his passion for angel investing on a full-time basis. He seeks out passionate entrepreneurs ready to disrupt key components of the security ecosystem. Michael is an active investor who looks for founders desiring mentorship alongside financial capital.