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
Partner
John Brennan
Partner
John G. Quigley
Cofounder, Special Limited Partner
Andy Ellis
Operating Partner
Ryan Gurney
CISO-in-Residence
Sharon Seemann
Chief Marketing Officer
Michael Cortez
Principal
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 Audit, Fidelity Investments
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, Assurant, 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
Vijay Bolina
CSO, Google DeepMind
Ben de Bont
CISO, ServiceNow
Shawn M. Bowen
VP, Information Security (CISO), World Fuel Services
Tomasz Chowanski
CISO, Reynolds Consumer Products
Edna Conway
VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer, Azure, Microsoft
Joshua Danielson
CISO, Copart
George Do
SVP & CISO, Gojek
Adam Ely
CISO, Fidelity Investments
Devin Ertel
CISO, BlackHawk Network
Ray Espinoza
Former CISO, Cobalt
Brooks Evans
Director of Information Security, Netflix
Justinian Fortenberry
CISO, Grubhub Holdings Inc.
Ryan Fritts
CISO, ADT
Rob Geurtsen
Deputy ISO, Nike
Al Ghous
CISO, Snapdocs
Jay Gonzales
CSO, Samsung Electronics
Ken Gonzalez
Managing Director, NightDragon Security
Craig Goodwin
Co-Founder, Chief Platform & Strategy Officer, Cyvatar
Doug Graham
Chief Trust Officer (CSO, CISO, CPO), Lionbridge
Paul Guerra
CISO, StockX
Shruti Gupta
Former Engineering Director, Trust (CSO), Brex
Renee Guttmann
CISO, Campbell Soup Company
David Hahn
CISO, CDK Global
Roger Hale
Chief Security Officer, BigID
Stacey Halota
VP, Information Security & Privacy, Graham Holdings Company
Lakshmi Hanspal
Global CISO, Devices & Services, Amazon
Moriah Hara
Former CISO & Risk Executive, BMO Financial Group
Chris Hatter
CISO, Nielsen
Andreas Haugsnes
Director of Security, Unity Technologies
Andy Heins
VP, CISO, LifePoint Health
Maarten Van Horenbeeck
SVP, CISO, Zendesk
Chris Houlder
Head of Global 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
Ricardo Lafosse
CISO, The Kraft Heinz Company
Jack Leidecker
CISO, Gong
Yaron Levi
CISO, Dolby Laboratories
Kurt Lieber
Executive VP & CISO, Wells Fargo
Ernest Liu
CISO, United Talent Agency (UTA)
Stan Lowe
Former Global CISO, Zscaler
Brian Lozada
Security Leader, HBO Max (WarnerMedia)
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, 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
Chief Privacy Officer, Intuit
Richard Rushing
CISO, Motorola Mobility
Sherry Ryan
Partner, Fortium Partners
Manish Sarin
CFO, Exabeam
Bradley Schaufenbuel
VP, CISO, Paychex
Rinki Sethi
VP & CISO, Twitter
Amichai Shulman
Co-Founder & CTO, AirEye
Caleb Sima
CSO, Robinhood
Bobby Singh
CISO & CTO, TMX Group
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
CISO, Chime
David Tsao
VP Security Engineering, Marqeta
Linda White
Director of Information Security, Axiom Medical Consulting, LLC
Gregory Wilson
CISO, Docupace
Jason Witty
Enterprise CIO & CSO, USAA
Chris Wolski
Information Security Officer (CISO-Director), Port Houston
Elwin Wong
SVP & CISO, Ross Stores, Inc.
Eric Yablonka
CIO, Stanford Health Care
Sounil Yu
CISO & Head of Research, JupiterOne
Atif Yusuf
Director, Information Security Officer, HPE
Michael Zachman
CSO, Zebra Technologies

Partners

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