English
|   Login  |  Support  |  Blog

Management

Yuval Baron
Chairman, President & CEO

Prior to launching AlgoSec, Mr. Baron co-founded Actelis Networks Inc. in 1998 where he served as CEO until 2002. Actelis Networks develops solutions that deliver fiber quality links over copper pairs in the local loop. During his tenure Actelis Networks had three separate funding rounds raising $75 million from investors, including USVP, NEA, Walden, Carlyle, Salomon Smith Barney, France Telecom, Sumitomo, The Anschutz group, and Vertex. To date Actelis has over 120 employees.
Before co-founding Actelis, Mr. Baron was vice president of sales and marketing at RIT Technologies, a high speed networking infrastructure company. At RIT, he built a distribution network in 55 countries and drove revenue growth from $3M to $21M leading to a successful IPO.
Prior to RIT, Mr. Baron spent a decade with Comverse Technology (Nasdaq:CMVT), a world leader in network service and security platforms. Mr. Baron holds a B.S. in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics (Cum Laude) and an MBA in finance.
Watch Mr. Baron talk about AlgoSec's commitment to customer satisfaction

Avishai Wool
Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Prior to co-founding AlgoSec, Dr. Wool co-founded Lumeta Corporation in 2000 and was chief scientist until 2002. At Lumeta, Dr. Wool was responsible for transforming firewall analyzer technology he helped create while working at Bell Labs into a commercial product.
Prior to Bell Labs spinning off the Lumeta Corporation, Dr. Wool was a member of Bell Lab's technical staff in the Secure Systems Research Department where he led a team of researchers who created the first research prototypes of the firewall analyzer.
Dr. Wool is an associate editor of the ACM Transactions on Information and System Security. He has served on the program committee of the leading IEEE and ACM conferences on computer and network security. He has published more than 40 research papers and holds 10 US Patents with many more pending. He holds a B.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Mathematics and Computer Scienceand a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

Neil McNamara
General Manager, Americas

Neil McNamara has over 20 years of experience in direct and channel sales and sales management in the field of computer networking and data security. Mr. Mcnamara has led and participated in the growth of many companies and takes particular interest in turning small companies to global leaders in their space. 
Prior to AlgoSec Mr. McNamara held VP Sales positions with Copiun, SurfControl, AirDefense and Check Point Software.  At Check Point Software, the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, he was responsible for sales to the Western Hemisphere and managed at team of 200 sales and technical professionals. 
Mr. McNamara  has a BS. Degree is Social Science.

Eli Adler
General Manager, EMEA

Eli Adler has over 20 years of experience in sales management, direct sales and sales through distribution/channels. Mr. Adler has increased sales over 30% per annum in each of his positions at companies manufacturing, marketing and selling computer networking and telecommunication products. Prior to joining Algosec, Mr.Adler held  EMEA Sales AVP positions at Avaya, Radvision and ECI Telecom. In his last position at Avaya Mr.Adler was also responsible for the  integration of Radvision sales team strategy into Avaya's.
Mr. Adler holds a M.Sc Degree in Physics and Applied Materials.

Guy Givoni
General Manager, Asia Pacific

Guy Givoni brings to AlgoSec vast experience in business development and international sales to Fortune-500 companies, with proficiency in various high-tech industries including Network Security, Telecom and Semiconductors.
Prior to joining AlgoSec, Mr. Givoni served as VP Sales & Strategy at Runcom Technologies where he was in-charge of opening new markets in Asia-Pacific, Europe and Africa. Mr. Givoni's background includes a variety of management positions of professional-services, product and R&D divisions.
Mr. Givoni holds a B.Sc in Mathematics and Computer Science and an MBA in finance.

Bruno Weinberger
Vice President, Strategic Alliances

Bruno Weinberger has more than 15 years of experience in the high tech industry, holding various sales, business development and technical positions.
Mr. Weinberger has been with AlgoSec since 2007, when he established the business unit in EMEA. In his 6 years in the role of General Manager EMEA, Mr. Weinberger led the significant growth of the business through his dedication to ensuring the satisfaction of both customers and partners. Before joining AlgoSec, Mr. Weinberger consulted for technology start-ups, helping them launch and drive business throughout Europe. Previously, he served as vice president of business development and sales, EMEA for network-security vendor Whale Communications, which was acquired by Microsoft.
Mr. Weinberger holds a BA in Computer Science.

Shelly Sarid
Vice President, Finance

Shelly Sarid is a professional Certified Public Accountant, with over 14 years of experience in various Hi-Tech and Venture Capital investment Companies. Her financial professional experience includes Corporate Financial Management, Venture Capital investments, Board of Directors membership, Legal and Financial Due Diligence, and M&A.
Prior to Algosec, Ms. Sarid held various financial positions at Whale Communications Ltd. (Acquired by Microsoft (MSFT) 2006) where she served as the VP of Finance, XT Investments (previously Ofer Hi Tech) and Activiews Ltd. (Acquired by Stryker, (SYK), 2013) where she served as the CFO.
Ms. Sarid holds a BA in Accounting and Economics (double major) and LL.M in Law.

Nimrod (Nimmy) Reichenberg
VP Marketing and Strategy

Nimmy Reichenberg has over 10 years of executive marketing and business development experience in enterprise technology.
Prior to joining AlgoSec, Mr. Reichenberg served as VP of Worldwide Marketing and Business Development at NextNine. Earlier, Mr. Reichenberg held various product management and marketing roles at M-Systems (acquired by SanDisk) and founded the marketing department of the company's industry leading enterprise security solutions. Mr. Reichenberg is also a frequent speaker and writer in numerous information security events and publications.
Mr. Reichenberg holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and an MBA.

Michal Chorev
Vice President, Technical Services

Michal Chorev brings over 15 years of experience in leading services groups in a demanding international high tech environment. Ms. Chorev brings vast managerial experience from Software and Hardware companies in various sizes, leading tech. support, professional services, IT and operation departments in companies from the security, storage and cleantech arenas.
Prior to AlgoSec Ms. Chorev held various executive positions in Dassault Systems, Exanet (Dell) where she held the VP Operations position, SolarEdge and Check Point where she was in charge of the East Hemisphere support.

Anner Kushnir
Vice President, Research and Development

Anner Kushnir has over 12 years of experience in various research,development and management positions.
Before joining AlgoSec, Mr. Kushnir held several R&D positions in high-tech start-up companies. His latest position was as a leading algorithm researcher for a consumer electronics start-up company, in the field of computer vision, image analysis and image processing.
Prior to this, he served as a hardware engineer for optical network solution vendor Flexlight Networks, where he participated in logic design of FPGA and ASIC components for high-speed optical communication systems.
Mr. Kushnir holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. (both Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering and B.Sc. in Humanities and Social Sciences.

Edy Almer
Vice President Product Management

 Edy Almer is responsible for developing and executing a clearly defined product strategy for Algosec. Having previously served as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Wave Systems, an endpoint security and Trusted Computing leader, after it acquired Safend, a company where he has served in the same role. Prior to Safend, Mr. Almer managed the Encryption and Endpoint DLP products in the Endpoint Security Group at Symantec and managed the memory cards product line at M-Systems before it was acquired by Sandisk in 2006.
Mr. Almer’s operational experience includes the launch of 3G services projects at Orange, Israel's fastest growing cellular operator, resulting in 100,000 new 3G customers one year after launch. As the CTO of Partner Future Comm, he charted the product and company strategy for potential venture capital recipient companies.
Mr. Almer holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA.

Noa Inbar-Hershkovitz
Human Resources Director

Noa Inbar-Hershkovitz brings to AlgoSec vast experience and knowledge in Human resources from different industries and companies in various sizes.
Prior to joining AlgoSec Mrs. Inbar-Hershkovitz held various HR management positions, in PwC, as manager of the HR in the tax department and as the HR manager in MyHeritage. 
Mrs. Inbar-Hershkovitz holds a BA in Psychology and Management and an MBA specializing in Organizational Behavior.

Follow us on: