Guy Caspi, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Caspi is a leading mathematician and a data science global expert. Mr. Caspi has 20 years of extensive experience in applying mathematics and AI in 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 Science and Business from leading universities in Israel and the U.S
Dr. Eli David, Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Eli David is a leading expert in the field of computational intelligence, specializing in deep learning (neural networks) and evolutionary computation. He has published more than thirty papers in leading artificial intelligence journals and conferences, mostly focusing on applications of deep learning and genetic algorithms in various real-world domains. For the past ten years, he has been teaching courses on deep learning and evolutionary computation, in addition to supervising the research of graduate students in these fields. He has also served in numerous capacities successfully designing, implementing, and leading deep learning based projects in real-world environments.
Dr. David is the developer of Falcon, a grandmaster-level chess playing program based on genetic algorithms and deep learning. The program reached the second place in World Computer Speed Chess Championship. He received the Best Paper Award in 2008 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, the Gold Award in the prestigious "Humies" Awards for Human-Competitive Results in 2014, and the Best Paper Award in 2016 International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks.
Holly Whalen, Senior Vice President, Sales
Ms. Whalen brings 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.
Stuart Fisher Senior Vice President, APAC
Mr. Fisher has achieved success through his ability to translate sophisticated business strategy, market knowledge, and competitor insights into tactical business plans, sales strategies, and customer-centric solutions that have delivered substantial gains in revenues, profits, and ROI in competitive technology markets. With 23 years of management and sales leadership experience – 15 of which have been in Asia – Mr. Fisher has defined capability in building rapid growth technology companies, including public companies, pre-IPO and PE backed, delivering transformational technology to market.
Nadav Maman, Vice President, Product Management
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.
Arik Solomon, Vice President, R&D
Mr. Solomon leads a 25-year career in the R&D and Cyber fields. Prior to Deep Instinct, Mr. Solomon was the CTO at Ernst & Young (EY) Advanced Security Center, where he led the technology research and development efforts, nourished EY's strong connections with the local Israeli start-up ecosystem and developed new service offerings for emerging markets and sectors.
Prior to that, Mr. Solomon served 10 years in the Israeli Prime Minister’s office as a Cyber group lead and later founded and headed the Cyber R&D department, comprised of many highly-talented hand-picked hackers, researchers and developers. In these positions, Mr. Solomon played a major role in the design, development and implementation of exceptional cyber espionage capabilities, and led numerous very successful offensive cyber campaigns.
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.
Roni Berezin, Chief Human Resources Officer
Ms. Roni Berezin is a seasoned Human Resources leader with 15 years’ experience in large (over 1B$) and medium size companies in the software and communication industries (RR Media, Amdocs, Verint Systems), as well as an organizational consultant.
Ms. Berezin has a proven track record in establishing scalable, global HR infrastructure that leveraged people’s talent and engagement to drive business results in growth companies, as well as extensive leadership development and consulting experience. She also holds domain expertise in leading and executing strategic, complex cross-organizational transformations in enterprises such as cultural agile implementation to improve TTM. Ms. Berezin is the recipient of the “Israeli Society Of Human Resource” 2014 excellence award, for establishing technological leadership path that had massive contribution in accelerating Verint’s organic growth, innovation and IP.
Ms. Berezin has a B.A. in Social Science from Bar-Ilan University and a M.A. in Labor Studies from Tel Aviv University. She graduated both degrees with distinction.