Team

Our experienced multidisciplinary team sources top Israeli cybersecurity entrepreneurs and accelerates their growth with strategic and operational value-add support.

Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf
Managing Partner
Ofer Schreiber
Senior Partner
John Brennan
Senior Partner
Sharon Seemann
Partner, Marketing
Michael Cortez
Partner
John G. Quigley
Cofounder, Special Limited Partner
Andy Ellis
Operating Partner
Ryan Gurney
CISO-in-Residence
Kirk Manoogian
Senior Associate
Yonit Wiseman
Associate
Kate Burkhardt
Associate
Gili Berkovitz
Associate
Barak Sternberg
Hacker-in-Residence, YL Ventures
Dana Harel
Marketing Manager
Guy Feinberg
Marketing Specialist
May Bar
Marketing Specialist
Sara Behar
Content Specialist
Merav Ben Avi
Content Specialist
Linor Shust
Head of HR
Shiloh Shaeffer
Chief of Staff
Gye Cohen
Office Manager

Venture Advisors

Our industry-leading global experts provide Israeli entrepreneurs vital strategic direction on positioning, messaging, product-market fit, go-to-market approach and more.

Bhavesh Advani
VP, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing & Technology, Fidelity Investments
JJ Agha
CISO, Compass
Roota Almeida
CISO, Delta Dental of New Jersey and Connecticut
Colin Anderson
Senior VP & CISO, Ceridian
Meg Anderson
VP, CISO, Principal Financial Group
Mandy Andress
CISO, Elastic
Omkhar Arasaratnam
Engineering Director, Regulated Cloud Compliance, Google
Dean Atkinson
Global CISO, VP Information Security, Burberry
Tom Baltis
VP, CISO & Chief Technology Risk Officer, Delta Dental Insurance Company
Melissa Bishop
Managing VP, Cyber, Capital One
Shaun Blackburn
Director of Cloud Security, Gemini
Vijay Bolina
CISO, Google DeepMind
Ben de Bont
CISO, ServiceNow
Shawn M. Bowen
VP, Information Security (CISO), World Fuel Services
Tomasz Chowanski
SVP, CISO, Kemper
Edna Conway
VP, Security & Risk Officer, Azure, Microsoft
Joshua Danielson
Security Director, Shopify
George Do
SVP & CISO, Gojek
Adam Ely
CISO, Fidelity Investments
Devin Ertel
CISO, Menlo Security
Ray Espinoza
CISO, Inspectiv
Brooks Evans
VP, Security Engineering, Roblox
Justinian Fortenberry
Global CISO, Zip Co
Ryan Fritts
CISO, ADT
Rob Geurtsen
Former Deputy CISO, Nike
Al Ghous
CISO, Snapdocs
Jay Gonzales
VP & CISO, James Hardie
Ken Gonzalez
Managing Director, NightDragon Security
Craig Goodwin
Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Product Officer, Cyvatar
Doug Graham
Chief Trust Officer (CSO, CISO, CPO), Lionbridge
Paul Guerra
CSO, StockX
Shruti Gupta
CISO, Microsoft Identity, Microsoft
Renee Guttmann
Former CISO, Campbell Soup Company
David Hahn
CISO, CDK Global
Roger Hale
Former CSO, BigID
Stacey Halota
VP, Information Security & Privacy, Graham Holdings
Jadee Hanson
CISO & CIO, Code42
Lakshmi Hanspal
Global CISO, Devices & Services, Amazon
Moriah Hara
VCISO & Advisor, Vigilance Cyber Security
Chris Hatter
CISO, Nielsen
Andreas Haugsnes
Chief Security Architect, Unity Technologies
Andy Heins
VP, CISO, LifePoint Health
Maarten Van Horenbeeck
SVP, Chief Trust Officer & CISO, Zendesk
Chris Houlder
Global Head of Cybersecurity, BioMarin Pharmaceutical
Dawn-Marie Hutchinson
CISO, BAT
Brian Johnson
CSO, Armorblox
Shaun Khalfan
SVP, CISO, Discover Financial Services
Frank Kim
Fellow & Curriculum Director, SANS Institute
George Kurtz
Co-Founder & CEO, President, CrowdStrike
Srinath Kuruvadi
Head of Cloud Security, Netflix
Ricardo Lafosse
CISO, Kraft Heinz
Jack Leidecker
CISO, Gong
Yaron Levi
CISO, Dolby Laboratories
Kurt Lieber
Former Executive VP & CISO, Wells Fargo
Jason Lish
CSO, Lumen Technologies
Ernest Liu
CISO, United Talent Agency (UTA)
Stan Lowe
CISO, Synchronoss Technologies
Brian Lozada
Security Leader, HBO Max
Adrian Ludwig
Chief Trust Officer, Atlassian
Tomás Maldonado
CISO, NFL
Jim Maloney
Chief Privacy Officer, Social Finance (SoFi)
Sri Manda
CISO, TheRealReal
Clint Maples
CISO, Robert Half
Marcos Marrero
CISO, H.I.G. Capital
Philip Martin
CSO, Coinbase
Tim Mather
Partner, vCISO, Fortium Partners
Karl Mattson
CISO, Noname Security
Andre McGregor
Co-Founder, ShiftState Security
Michael Meli
CISO, Managing Director, Julius Baer
Allison Miller
CISO & VP of Trust, Reddit
Ahsan Mir
Co-Founder & CEO, Rapticore
Tammy Moskites
Founder, CEO & CISO, CyAlliance
Richard Noguera
CISO, AppDynamics
Kevin Paige
VP, CISO, Flexport
Michael Palmer
CISO, Hearst
Pritesh Parekh
VP Engineering, Chief Trust & Security Officer, Delphix
Pavi Ramamurthy
CISO, Upstart
Karthik Rangarajan
Principal Security Engineer, Robinhood
Billy Rios
Co-Founder, QED Secure Solutions (Whitescope)
Andy Roth
Former Chief Privacy Officer, Intuit
Richard Rushing
CISO, Motorola Mobility
Sherry Ryan
Partner, Fortium Partners
Manish Sarin
CFO, Sprinklr
Bradley Schaufenbuel
VP, CISO, Paychex
Robert Schuetter
Global CISO, Ashland
Rinki Sethi
VP & CISO, Bill.com
Matthew Sharp
CISO, Logicworks
Amichai Shulman
Co-Founder & CTO, AirEye
Caleb Sima
CSO, Robinhood
Bobby Singh
CISO & CTO, Toronto Stock Exchange
Justin Somaini
CSO, Unity Technologies
Josh Stabiner
CISO, General Atlantic
John Sullivan
VP, Global Chief Security & Resiliency Officer, Boston Scientific
Michael Sutton
Founder, StoneMill Ventures (Former CISO, Zscaler)
Talha Tariq
VP, CSO, HashiCorp
Patricia Titus
Chief Privacy & Information Security Officer, Markel Corporation
Rishi Tripathi
CISO, Mount Sinai Health System
Jeff Trudeau
VP, CIO, CSO, Chime
David Tsao
VP Security Engineering, Marqeta
Linda White
Director, Information Security, Axiom Medical
Gregory Wilson
CISO, Putnam Investments
Jason Witty
CSO, USAA
Chris Wolski
Sr. Director Information Security, CSAT Solutions
Elwin Wong
SVP & CISO, Ross Stores
Eric Yablonka
Former CIO, Stanford Health Care
Sounil Yu
CISO & Head of Research, JupiterOne
Atif Yusuf
Head Of Portfolio Information Security Office, Albertsons Companies
Michael Zachman
CSO, Zebra Technologies

Partners

We partner with leading global enterprises and industry experts to assess and deliver opportunities for our portfolio companies