Management

Lane Bess

Executive Chairman

Having led key roles as CEO and President of Palo Alto Networks, Chief Operating Officer at Zscaler and Executive VP at Trend Micro, Lane Bess brings a wealth of knowledge on how to successfully scale in disruptive and competitive sectors of the constantly changing security technology landscape.

Guy Caspi

CEO & Co-
founder

Mr. Caspi is seasoned Chief Executive Officer & Serial Entrepreneur. He has spearheaded companies in senior positions through entire life cycles; from start up, accelerate growth and up to IPO in Nasdaq.

Mr. Caspi is a thought leader with in depth knowledge of Machine Learning & Deep Learning assimilation in Cyber Security & Big Data Analysis, combined with unique Go-To-Market execution experience.

Mr. Caspi has a strong financial background and was announced Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in Davos and member of the WEF Tech Pioneer Forum.

Mr. Caspi holds a Master/MBA from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and GLP from the Israeli Technion Institute.

 

ELI DAVID

CTO & Co-
founder

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.

NADAV MAMAN

CPO & Co-
founder

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.

DAVID ROTH

SENIOR VP, NA
SALES

David Roth has spent over 20 years in information technology industry specializing in cyber security and cloud technologies. He has held executive leadership position at some of the most recognized industry leaders such as Symantec, Bluecoat, Fireye, Red Hat. David’s leadership experience in Global account management and business development has contributed to his teams driving over $1.3B In revenue with some of the leading Fortune 500 companies. David comes to Deep Instinct from Red Hat where he led the north America emerging product sales team for financial services and Telco.

NAAMA GEVA

CFO

Naama brings to Deepinstinct a vast experience in establishing and developing effective Finance and Accounting operations in a variety of settings in both technology and biotechnology companies.

Prior to Joining Deepinstinct, Naama held various leading accounting positions for several high-tech and biotech companies where she was involved in several rounds of fund raising.
At the leading accounting firms of PwC Israel, Naama was instrumental in both the audit and tax departments providing guidance and expertise in the ongoing review and audit of quarterly and annual financial reports and frequent consultation on tax matters.

Naama holds a B.A. in Finance Accounting from Tel Aviv university and a B.Mus in Piano performance and is a Certified Public Accountant.

STUART FISHER

Senior VP, APAC
Sales

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.

TAMAR MARELLY

CHIEF LEGAL
OFFICER

Mrs. Marelly has extensive experience in advising public and private companies on all aspects of Corporate Law, Security Law and regulation of Capital Markets.

Before joining Deep Instinct, Mrs. Marelly was part of the corporate and securities department as well as the infrastructure department at Raved Magriso Benkel & Co. Law Offices in Tel Aviv, where she worked on a wide variety of corporate and security matters, including public and private mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions, corporate finance, representing a broad array of companies in their day-to-day legal and business activities as well as other general corporate matters. In addition, Mrs. Marelly has extensive experience in complex infrastructure projects in a variety of fields.

Ms. Marelly holds an L.L.B in Law & B.B.A in Business Administration from the Interdisciplinary Center, Israel.

ARIK SOLOMON

VP 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.

JONATHAN KAFTZAN

VP MARKETING

Jonathan is a marketing and business development professional with extensive experience in the global communications and software industry.

Before Joining Deep Instinct, Jonathan previously headed marketing for Amdocs Digital, Intelligence & BSS division. He was responsible for defining, creating and implementing the division’s marketing and business strategy, thought leadership and roadmap. His role includes working closely with customers, helping them to devise strategies and business models for their organizations. Before joining Amdocs, Jonathan worked in consultancy, specializing in business and marketing strategy.

Jonathan holds an MBA from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and a B.Sc. in industrial engineering from Tel Aviv University.

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.

Adam Mittler

VP Customer
Success

Adam Mittler has more than 20 years of experience in building and leading large global Technical Cyber organizations to excellence – Prior to Deep Instinct Adam spent a year as the VP of Technical Services at Cyberbit, 4 years as the Worldwide VP of Technical Services & IT at Tufin and 13 years at Check Point Software Technologies in various technical and leadership positions, including various R&D management positions, Director of International Technical Assistance Center and Head of Worldwide Partner Alliances. Prior to Check Point, Adam spent four years as a computer engineer for the Israeli Ministry of Defense and four years as a computer engineer for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).

Yaniv Shechtman

VP Product Management

Yaniv brings more than 10 years of experience in the Product Management area, specializing in Cyber security, Enterprise IT and Mobile products. In his role as the VP of Product management, Yaniv is responsible for all aspects of the company’s products including strategy, roadmap, promoting technological relations and cooperation, working with analysts, regulatory bodies and standards. Prior to Deep Instinct Yaniv held product management and development positions in leading companies, most recently as a product manager at Palo Alto Networks.