Guy Caspi, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Caspi is a leading mathematician and a data scientist global expert. Mr. Caspi has 15 years of extensive experience in applying mathematics and machine learning in a technology elite unit of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), financial institutions and intelligence organizations around the world. Mr. Caspi led some of the largest government cyber and Big Data projects in Israel and other countries. In addition, Mr. Caspi was the president and general manager of a leading division at Comverse/Verint Group. Mr. Caspi brings substantial management background in leading innovative technological challenges from R&D through commercialization. Mr. Caspi holds B.Sc., M.Sc., and MBA degrees in Mathematics, Machine Learning and Business from leading universities in Israel and the U.S.
Dr. Eli David, Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Eli David received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from Bar-Ilan University, Israel, in 2009, for applying genetic and evolutionary computation in machine learning. He has published more than 20 papers in leading artificial intelligence journals and conferences, mostly focusing on applications of genetic algorithms and neural networks (especially deep learning) in various real-world domains.
Dr. David is the developer of Falcon, a grandmaster-level chess playing program, which automatically learns by processing datasets of chess games. The program reached the second place in World Computer Speed Chess Championship 2008 relying solely on machine learning for its performance. Dr. David received a Best Paper Award in 2008 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, and the Gold Award in the prestigious "Humies" Awards for Human-Competitive Results in 2014. For the past 10 years, he has been teaching courses on neural networks (deep learning) and evolutionary computation at Bar-Ilan University, in addition to supervising the research of graduate students in these fields.
Holly Whalen, Senior Vice President, Sales
Ms. Whalen brings to her role over twenty years of enterprise software experience working for companies at early stage & large Tier 1 brands such as McAfee/Intel, Oracle, Siebel Systems, JD Edwards, with an early career in public accounting. Ms. Whalen has been in the enterprise security market since 2005 having led sales team efforts for various start-up technologies including: whitelisting, machine learning & virtual isolation. Prior to Ms. Whalen’s foray into the enterprise security market, she developed an extensive career in the enterprise business application markets across ERP, CRM & Business Analytics, commencing her enterprise software career as an implementation consultant, providing deployment consulting to the Tier 1 market segment.
Nadav Maman, Vice President, R&D
Mr. Maman brings 15 years of experience in customer-driven businesses and technical leadership. He has a proven track record in managing technical complex cyber projects, including design and execution, pre-sales and post-sales. Mr. Maman held various senior management positions in Check Point Software technologies for over six years. He was responsible for global technical services. Mr. Maman has vast hands-on experience with data security, network design, and implementation of complex heterogeneous environments. He was an intelligence officer in a well-known IDF technological cyber unit for seven years. Mr. Maman was recruited to Israel's top technology intelligence unit, where he led design and establishment of military data security infrastructures and platforms. As an officer, Mr. Maman received an award for his excellence in leadership and performance.
Yoel Neeman, Head of Corporate
Mr. Neeman has over 20 years of business and legal experience with a focus on M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances and partnerships. With substantial international experience leading complex M&A transactions and strategic partnerships on every continent on the globe, Mr. Neeman has rich experience in leading global financial operations and guiding companies through the early stages to sales and IPOs. A successful solver of complex business problems, he has the unique ability to bridge business and cultural gaps. Mr. Neeman has a LLB and LLM with distinction from the Hebrew University and from New York University respectively. He worked for several years at Skadden in New York and was chosen as one of the 300 influential young people in Israel by Forbes magazine.
Maya Schirmann, Chief Marketing Officer
With over 15 years of extensive experience as a marketing, strategy, and sales executive, Ms. Schirmann has a proven track record in creating markets and guiding technology corporate organizations to market leadership positions. Ms. Schirmann held various senior strategic marketing and sales positions in Amdocs and Comverse, where she led the launch of innovative products and services as well as large complex deals with global Telecom operators. Ms. Schirmann is originally from France where she worked for the telecom operator SFR for which she has led to success the launch of numerous innovative services, such as the first mobile email, MMS, and Vodafone Live. Ms. Schirmann holds a Master’s Degree in mathematics from Jussieu Paris 7 University.
Efrat Turgeman, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Turgeman has extensive auditing and accounting experience in the public and private sector, in Israel and internationally. Ms. Turgeman held various accounting and internal auditing positions, including in PwC Israel and Nice Systems. Ms. Turgeman has an MBA with a specialization in accounting from the College of Management. Ms. Turgeman is an alumni of the Israeli Defense Force’s 8200 Unit.