Lior Div, CEO and Co-Founder of Cybereason, is an expert in hacking operations, forensics, reverse engineering, malware analysis, cryptography, and evasion. Previously, Lior served in unit 8200 of the Israeli Intelligence Corps as a commander of a cyber security team, where he received a Medal of Honor. Prior to co-founding Cybereason, Lior founded a cyber security services company that provided services to Israeli government agencies.
Yossi Naar, Chief Visionary Officer and Co-Founder, is an accomplished software developer and architect. During his 20 years of industry experience, Yossi has designed and built many products, from cutting-edge security platforms for the defense industry to big data platforms for the AdTech / digital marketing industry as well as the Cyberason in-memory graph engine.
Yonatan Striem-Amit, CTO and Co-Founder of Cybereason, is a machine learning, big data analytics and visualization technology expert, with over a decade of experience applying analytics to security in the Israeli Defense Forces and Israeli Governmental Agencies. Prior to founding Cybereason, Yonatan headed the development for Watchdox, a leading DRM and SaaS security startup.
Mike Volpe, CMO, is an executive with hands on expertise in marketing, business development, strategy and lead generation for B2B SaaS startups. As a member of the founding team and CMO, he drove HubSpot's growth from zero to 1,000 employees and 15,000+ customers as well as a successful IPO. Mike is also an angel investor, advisor, or board member at more than 25 companies, primarily software startups in Boston.
The business leaders Mike admires most are Jeff Bezos, Mark Benioff, and Elon Musk because all of them stayed true to their vision and didn't let their doubters get in their way. His favorite saying about startups is''It's easier to hate than innovate.''Secretly Mike wishes he had awesome DJ skills, but he settles for finding cool mixes on Soundcloud.
Sam Curry, Chief Security Officer, is an IT security visionary with over 20 years of IT security industry experience. Sam served as Chief Technology and Security Officer at Arbor Networks, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of Arbor’s technology, security and innovation roadmap. Previously, he spent more than seven years at RSA (the Security Division of EMC) in a variety of senior management positions, including Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Technologist and Senior Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing. Sam has also held senior roles at Microstrategy, Computer Associates, and McAfee.
Israel Barak, CISO, is a cyber defense and warfare expert, with his extensive background established at the Israeli Defense Forces and the Government of Israel. As Cybereason’s CISO, Israel is at the forefront of the company’s security innovation, as well as research and analysis of current and evolving advanced threats. Israel founded and headed the Israeli Defense Forces red team unit, as well as established and operated various cyber warfare teams. As part of his various roles, Israel developed cyber warfare infrastructure and proprietary technologies, including leading development of proprietary cryptographic solutions, research and analysis of security vulnerabilities, information security products and technologies, and managed enterprise-wide large scale development and implementation projects of cyber technologies. Israel spent years training, guiding and professionally mentoring new personnel, providing in-depth cyber expertise as it relates to cyber warfare, cyber security, and threat actor’s tactics and procedures. Israel is a regular speaker at leading cyber security industry conferences and events.
Shai Horovitz, CEO Cybereason Japan, oversees the company's expansion in the Japanese market in collaboration with the SoftBank Group. Previously, Shai served in various leadership positions in the premier Special Operations Unit of the Israel Defense Forces.
Andy Byron, Chief Revenue Officer, has a highly successful leadership track record spanning both large and small high-growth software companies. He comes to Cybereason from Fuze (formerly ThinkingPhones), a unified communications service provider. As President and COO, Andy grew the team from 200 to 700+ employees, and to more than 1,500 global clients across a variety of verticals and markets. Prior to Fuze, Andy led sales teams at Aveksa, BMC Software, and BladeLogic.
Scott Ward, CFO, has extensive experience efficiently scaling technology companies in high growth sectors and emerging markets. Prior to joining Cybereason, Scott worked in the adtech space as CFO of Nanigans, a leader in advertising automation software.
Kevin Brown, Global Head of People & Culture, has almost 20 years of experience in HR within traditional high-growth and tech companies. Prior to joining Cybereason, Kevin worked as the Chief People Officer at asset management firm Thames River Management, helping them achieve a growth rate of 104%, year over year.
Emmy Linder, VP Strategy and Growth, has 10 years of senior management experience, including 5 years in operating product and project management roles in technology companies. Prior to joining Cybereason, she worked for The Boston Consulting Group, where she focused on operational excellence and organizational design programs. Emmy began her career in the Israeli Defense Forces Unit 8200 where she commanded a 24/7 intelligence team.
Ziv Oren, General Manager, Tel Aviv, is a strategic technology executive with more than 20 years of experience building and leading high-performing technology organizations, specializing in technological, operational and organizational turnarounds. Ziv has a background in managing operations, IT infrastructures, information system development, dev-ops, BI, QA, professional-services, support and PMO activities. He has a strong business orientation with B2B, M&A and regulation experience in both public and privately held companies. Previously, Ziv was the founder and CEO of Budgetao, a SaaS-based budgeting platform.
Edward Davis is the President and CEO of Edward Davis, LLC, a security and business strategy firm. Davis has brought together a team of security and technology solutions experts including former federal, state, local law enforcement, military officials, corporate leaders and attorneys with strong links to academic institutions, national and international government and intelligence entities. The Davis team lends their expertise to crisis response, risk management, cyber and insider threat, facility assessment and design, audit and compliance, thought leadership and policy, government consulting, IoT protection and product strategy. Davis is former Police Commissioner of the Boston Police Department and former Chief of the Lowell Police Department. Commissioner Davis served on the Police Executive Research Forum’s (PERF) Board of Directors and was a founding member and first President of the Massachusetts Major City Chiefs Association. He has worked as an advisor to the Chicago police and is a member of the Federal Court Monitor team for the New York Police Department. Davis is a frequent contributor to CNN, FOX News, and USA today, he has appeared on Meet the Press, and 60 minutes, and is a current Security Consultant to CBS Boston station WBZ.
Vice President Security and Privacy Engineering at Google
Gerhard Eschelbeck is Vice President Security and Privacy Engineering at Google, where he leads the teams that ensure data and systems security, as well as user privacy. He published the “Laws of Vulnerabilities” and is one of the inventors of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), and holds numerous patents in the field of managed network security. Prior to joining Google, Gerhard was CTO and Senior Vice President at Sophos and Qualys, and served in senior product and technology roles at companies including Network Associates and McAfee.
Jeanette Horan serves as non-executive director on the boards of Microvision Inc, Wolters Kluwer NV and West Corp. Ms. Horan retired from IBM in July 2015 after 17 years with the company. Her most recent role was Managing Director for the Bank of America account. In this role she was responsible for IBM’s business with the Bank, bringing IBM innovations to help the Bank in their ongoing transformation. Previously Ms. Horan was the Chief Information Officer of IBM where she led the development and implementation of a technology strategy in close partnership with the business. Her emphasis was on the confluence of social, mobile, cloud and analytics; and how to use these technologies securely to personalize and enhance employee and client experiences. Ms. Horan led the implementation of a comprehensive cybersecurity program for IBM bringing technology, policy and education together to safeguard IBM assets. Ms. Horan has extensive experience in the technology industry with leadership roles in software product development and business strategy.
Mike Gordon currently serves as the Deputy CISO and Director of Intelligence & Operations within Lockheed Martin’s Corporate Information Security organization. Mike is responsible for the overall Computer Network Defense (CND) of the Lockheed Martin computing infrastructure. Mike has over fifteen years of experience in the information security field supporting the Defense Industrial Base. Mike oversees Lockheed Martin’s Intelligence Driven Defense® operations, including both the Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) and a global network of Security Intelligence Centers. Mike co-founded the Defense Security Information Exchange (DSIE) and has served as the organizations Vice Chairman since its inception where he oversees strategy and operations. Under Mike’s leadership the DSIE was formally incorporated as the Defense Industrial Base Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (DIB-ISAO). Mike actively participates in the DoD/DIB Cyber Task Force Working Groups and is responsible for managing the corporation’s relationship with the DC3 DoD/DIB Collaborative Information Sharing Environment (DCISE) with the goal of facilitating multilateral, cross-sector information sharing.
Nick Percoco is Uptake’s Chief Information Security Officer. With nearly 20 years of information security expertise, Percoco is adept at developing and leading security programs in this ever-evolving connected threat landscape. He co-founded the “I am The Cavalry” movement, a highly regarded grassroots hacker organization that is focused on issues where computer security intersect public safety and human life, and founded SpiderLabs, the ethical hacking test lab that contributed to Trustwave’s growth. Nick was the creator of THOTCON, a growing annual Chicago hacking conference. Nick has served as a media spokesperson on CNN, Fox News, CNET and Forbes.
Founder and Managing Partner at State of Mind Ventures
Pinhas is a recognised leader in the development of Israel’s military intelligence, cyber and technology capabilities (Ret. Brig. General) and an experienced investor. He was Managing Director of the Israeli Ministry of Defence, Commander of a classified technology unit, and Head of the prestigious 8200 division - Israel’s signal processing intelligence unit - where he initiated many of Israel’s cyber programs. Pinhas was a Partner with Apax Partners and served as a mentor to several successful cyber technology startups.
Mr. Richard Rushing is the Chief Information Security Officer for Motorola Mobility LLC. Richard participates in corporate, community, private, and government security councils and working groups, setting standards, policies, and solutions for current and emerging security issues. As Chief Information Security Officer for Motorola Mobility, he has led the organization's security effort by developing an international team to tackle targeted attacks, cyber-crime, and emerging threats to mobile devices. He has organized, developed, and deployed practices, tools, and techniques to protect the enterprise's intellectual property worldwide. A much-in-demand international speaker on information security, Richard has spoken at many of the leading security conferences and seminars around the world.
Herman Young is an Information Security Executive with over 20 years of experience in both offensive and defensive disciplines across a wide variety of industries. He uses this experience in his current role as Group CISO for Investec, where he leads the Cyber Security team and coordinates Information Security across the group. Herman serves as a strategic advisor to a few niche startups and is actively involved in threat intelligence sharing initiatives across Africa, the Middle East and Europe.