CertNexus Welcomes Internet of Things Expert Tom Zorde as Brand Ambassador for Australia and New Zealand
Industry: Information Technology
Rochester, NY (PRUnderground) June 5th, 2019
CertNexus, the global purveyor of vendor neutral, emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials for IT, Business and Security professionals, has partnered with Internet of Things (IoT) thought leader Tom Zorde as Brand Ambassador for Australia and New Zealand.
Zorde is the Founder and Chairman of Perth Internet of Things Community which is an award-winning collaborative that strives to build partnerships across industry, government, academia and citizens, to develop talent and emerging technology products based on the Internet of Things.
“We’re thrilled to bring another experienced IoT professional onto the team to help spread IoT and cybersecurity skills standardization in the global workplace” says Christine Harper, Vice President of Sales at CertNexus. “This provides an opportunity to offer training and certifications programs throughout Australia and New Zealand that promote safer workplace procedures for a rapidly increasing industry.”
Zorde has begun partnering with top companies in Australia and New Zealand to offer CertNexus’ range of IoT and cyber security programs, including IoTBIZ, Certified Internet of Things Practitioner (CIoTP), Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner (CIoTSP), and Cybersec First Responder (CFR).
“As IoT expands rapidly across all verticals, there is a growing need to update skills from the mechanical world to integrate IT,” says Zorde. “CertNexus training and certification programs enables organizations to both reskill their workforce and validate that they are prepared to digitally transform their businesses with IoT.”
CertNexus is the global purveyor of vendor-neutral, emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials for IT, Business and Security professionals. CertNexus’ exams meet the most rigorous development standards possible which outline a global framework for developing personnel certification programs to narrow the widening skills gap. CertNexus partners with highly knowledgeable and talented industry experts to ensure the integrity and quality of each exam, with all exams following a rigorous development process. Two CertNexus exams — CyberSec First Responder® (CFR) and Certified Internet of Things Practitioner (CIoTP) — are accredited under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17024:2012 standard. For more information, connect with CertNexus at http://certnexus.com