Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Lior Div, Chief Executive Officerand 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.
Chief Visionary Officer & Co-Founder
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 Cybereason in-memory graph engine.
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Yonatan Striem-Amit, Chief Technology Officer 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.
Chief Revenue Officer
Shai Horovitz, Chief Revenue Officer, has held several senior leadership roles within Cybereason, from Head of Business Development & Strategic Alliances to CEO, Cybereason Japan, now a significant contributor to the overall business. Prior to joining Cybereason, Shai was a senior leader in the premier Special Operations Unit of the Israel Defense Forces.
Chief Operating Officer
Emmy Linder, Chief Operations Officer, 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.
Chief Customer Officer
Bhanu Sareddy, Chief Customer Officer, has a clear track record of defining the customer journey and delivering value. With experience at Tufin, Fuze, Aveksa (RSA), and Netegrity (CA), he managed professional services, customer success, and support teams delivering enterprise-grade solutions that have driven revenue, created long-term relationships, and built trust with customers.
Chief Security Officer
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.
SVP, Worldwide Channels
Ghazal Asif, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels has a formidable track record of building indirect go-to-market channels for fast growth high tech startups. Using a proven and repeatable playbook, and creating value for partners and customers, Ghazal previously built Meraki’s Global Channels from $100M to $500M and AppDynamics Channel sales from $20M to $150M. Both companies were acquired by Cisco for $1.3B and $3.7B respectively.
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Roy joined Cybereason in September 2019. From October 2012 to August 2019, Roy served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Mavenir. In his role at Mavenir, Roy led an international legal department that provided legal support to all company operations in more than 120 countries, including sales, procurement, HR and litigation. In addition, Roy led multiple complex strategic transactions, including M&A, asset sales, public securities offerings and bank credit facilities. From January 2010 to October 2012, Roy served as Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Securities and Assistant Secretary of Comverse Technology, Inc. focusing on SEC reporting and strategic M&A. From October 2000 through January 2010, Roy was an associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York and from March 1996 to September 2000 was an associate with Meitar Liquornik Geva & Leshem Brandwein in Israel. Roy holds a law degree from Tel Aviv University.
Chief Financial Officer
Russell Stein has more than 20 years of industry experience, most recently at Intellectual Ventures where he worked for more than eight years as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Investments and Chief Financial Officer. Previously, he spent 15 years at Merrill Lynch in a variety of roles, including CEO of Merrill Lynch Bank, Managing Director, Head of Global Corporate Finance (Investment Banking Division) and Global Treasurer.
Chief Product Officer & Chief Marketing Officer
Roi Carmel, Chief Product Officer, brings over 15 years of product management experience to his role. Roi's strength lies in creating a winning product strategy and driving that strategy through product messaging and sales enablement. He has held leadership roles at Perfecto Mobile and Hewlett-Packard.
Chief Information Security Officer
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.
Lior Mozel, SVP of Engineering, brings more than 20 years of experience building R&D organizations that are focused on business value. Lior joined Cybereason after leading the R&D in Playbuzz, and before Lior held various management positions at Imperva, including leading the R&D of both the application security and data security product lines.
VP, Operations & TLV Site Manager
Ori Herman, VP Operations & TLV Site Manager, brings over 15 years of Operations & Project management leadership roles at the Israeli Prime Minister's Office, DC Holding Group, SIEMENS Renewable Energy Division and in Israel’s premier Special Operations Unit (Ret. Lieutenant Colonel). Ori holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA in Financial Engineering and Banking from the Hebrew University.
VP, Technical Operations
Vered Gomma, Vice President of Technical Operations, has a clear track record managing large-scale technical operations and production groups in the online and software industries. With experience at Kenshoo, Kaltura and 888 Holdings, Vered has managed IT infrastructure teams, DevOPS teams, support teams, professional services, NOC teams, and customer success.
VP, Marketing Growth & Operations
Patrick Shea, Vice President, Marketing Growth & Operations, has 10+ years of experience driving demand and growth across multiple channels and managing high-performance teams. Prior to Cybereason, Patrick ran marketing for HubSpot’s partner programs, accounting for 40% of the company’s annual revenue, and helped successfully bring the company to market across a wide range of industries.
Global VP, Strategic Alliances
Rob Peacock, Global VP of Strategic Alliances, is a seasoned executive with deep enterprise technology, management consulting, technology, creative, and digital services experience. Previously, as an executive at Sprinklr, Rob built their alliances program and assisted in the growth of 1,500+ customers, 13 acquisitions, and 1,600 employees. Rob spent the previous 15 years consulting, including running digital transformation and omnichannel strategy at SapientNitro, helping grow to $1.2BN in services revenue.
CISO, VP Information Security
VP, Product Marketing
Maranda Cigna, Vice President, Product Marketing, has 15+ years of experience in the global security and technology businesses. A security practitioner turned product marketer, Maranda has led high-impact teams spanning product marketing, security consulting, business operations, and product development. Prior to Cybereason, Maranda ran product marketing and go-to-market strategy for cybersecurity provider Rapid7 and vulnerability management for global financial technology provider FIS Global.