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Zero To $100 Million In Nine Months: Index, Sequoia Back Cybersecurity Company Led By Former Microsoft Execs

In March, as the Covid-19 pandemic was sweeping the globe, Assaf Rappaport was pushing hard to convince major companies that his new cybersecurity company was going to be the hot new thing. Having just left his post as a Microsoft executive in Israel, the bet needed to pay off. “We were meeting CISOs, shaking hands,” Rappaport says. The timing couldn’t have felt worse.

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Entrepreneurs

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Udi Mokady

CyberArk Chairman, CEO &
Co-Founder

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Assaf Rappaport

Beyond Security CEO & Co-Founder

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Dan Amiga

FireGlass CTO & Co-Founder

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Yevgeny Dibrov

Armis CEO & Co-Founder

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Pradeep Aswani 

Cloud Harmonics, Secure Dynamics, Securematics, OneSecure Founder
 

Nir Zuk

Palo Alto Networks CTO & Founder

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Mickey Boodaei

Imperva, Trusteer, and Transmit Founder

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Guy Podjarny

Snyk Founder & President

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Nadir Izrael

Armis CTO & Co-Founder

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Slavik Markovich

Demisto CEO & Co-Founder

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Rakesh K. Loonkar

Transmit Security President 

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Amichai Shulman

Imperva CTO & Co-Founder

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Yair Grindlinger

FireLayers Co-Founder & CEO

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Yuval Cohen

Neebula, CEO & Co-Founder

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Shlomo Kramer

Check Point, Imperva, Cato Networks Founder

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Roy Zisapel

Radware CEO

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Zohar Alon

Dome9 CEO & Co-Founder

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Gonen Fink

 LightCyber CEO

 

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CISOs

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Sameer Jain

CIO at Barclays Investment Bank

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Patrick Joyce

VP & Chief Security Officer (CISO & CSO) at Medtronic

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Harry Moseley

CIO at Zoom

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Neal Pollard

CISO at UBS

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Dustin Wilcox

VP and CISO at Anthem

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Karl Mattson 

CISO at PennyMac

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Adam Ely

VP & Deputy CISO at Walmart

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Jim Routh

prev. CISO at MassMutual

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Heather Gantt-Evans

Chief Information Security Officer at SailPoint

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Diego Souza 

Global Chief Information Security Officer at Cummins

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Steven Peltzman

Chief Business Technology Officer at Forrester Research

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Michael Britton

VP, CISO at Alliance Data

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Gary Harbison

VP, Global CISO at Bayer

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Mike Towers

CISO at Takeda

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Arvin Bansal

Senior Director, Cyber, Data and Risk Governance for AmerisourceBergen

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David Fairman

CISO at National Australia Bank

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Julie Talbot-Hubbard

Senior Vice President, Cyber Protection and Identity at Optiv

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Dave Estlick

CISO at Chipotle Mexican Grill

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Joseph Tso

Chief Information Security Officer at Scotiabank US

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Abhishek Agarwal

CISO at Fresenius Medical Care North America

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Lenny Maly

VP, Global Security Engineering and Architecture

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Matthew Mccormack

SVP & CISO at gsk

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Gram Ludlow

VP of Global Information Security at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

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Gleb Reznik

CISO at Synchrony

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Hans Keil

SVP & CIO at Beaumont Health

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Stu Solomon

Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer at Recorded Future

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Curtis Simpson

Ciso at Armis

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James Christiansen

VP, Cloud Security Transformation at Netskope

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Naveen Zutshi

CIO at Palo Alto Networks

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Mahmood Khan

SVP & Global Chief Information Security Officer at CNA Insurance

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Yaron Levi

CISO at Dolby

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Laz Montano

Former CISO at MassMutual, MetLife

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Bob Schuetter

CISO at Ashland

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Friedrich Wetschnig

CISO & VP Enterprise Information Technology at Flex

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Michael Antico

CISO/CSO at CLEAR

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Ziv Maor

Head of Security Architecture and Cyber Security, Novartis

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Jason Clark

Chairman of the CISO Board

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Emily Heath

SVP, Chief Trust & Security Officer at DocuSign

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Tom Schunk

VP & CISO at Emerson

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Brian Heemsoth

SVP, Head of Cyber Defense & Monitoring at Wells Fargo

 

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