John Zanni is the CEO of Acronis SCS, an independent, American company dedicated to providing secure backup, disaster recovery and cyber protection for the US public sector. Acronis SCS was formed by the spinoff of Acronis Inc.’s US public sector business. Acronis SCS serves the federal government, federal systems integrators, state & local governments, education, and non-profit organizations.
Prior to becoming CEO, John held positions with Acronis Inc., such as President, Chief Marketing Officer, and SVP Channel and Cloud Strategy. As President, he was responsible for growing business and market share through overseeing Acronis marketing, business development, external relationships, strategic partnerships and product management activities. As Chief Marketing Officer, John managed Acronis’ brand messaging, worldwide marketing activities, external communications and channels. In his cloud strategy management role, John designed and implemented a strategy that integrated cloud-based activities into Acronis core business. John managed the launch of the Acronis Cloud Program for Partners, and was responsible for its successful execution.
John previously served as CMO, Service Providers, at Parallels, overseeing the company’s global service provider marketing function. Prior to joining Parallels, John was the General Manager of the Microsoft Service Provider SPLA business. In this role, he drove strategy for Microsoft’s hosting and cloud business and responsible for the SPLA P&L.
Prior to Microsoft, he spent 12 years running a small business. John holds a BS degree in Mathematical Physics from California State University, Northridge.