Founder & CEO
Avi is a recognized leader in the Internet security arena internationally. Prior to empow, Avi was CTO and VP of Security Products at Radware, where he was responsible for defining, leading and executing the company’s strategic technology roadmap and vision. Avi holds 25 patents in the arena of cybersecurity solutions.
Founder & CTO
Iko brings with him to empow many years of expertise in management technology positions. Prior to empow, Iko was Chief Architect at Toga Networks, and prior to that, Iko was Director of Security Products R&D at Radware, where he led the development and implementation of Radware’s successful security DefensePro product.
Rami Cohen, Ph.D.
Dr. Rami Cohen received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Rami has over 14 years of experience leading network and system architectures. Prior to joining empow, Rami led the SDN and network virtualization research activities of IBM’s research lab in Haifa.
Haim Zlatokrilov, Ph.D.
Prior to joining empow, Haim served as Director of cyber defense technology at the Israeli National Cyber Directorate. Prior to this Haim was Product Manager at Verint, and CEO and Co-Founder of Syntomo. Haim holds a PhD in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.
Customer Success Director
Yuval has more than 25 years experience building, leading and growing customer facing functions in several pioneering startups, including Orbotech, Business Layers and Computer Associates. His expertise also includes successfully selling, delivering and supporting complex deployments across industries and regions.
Sr. Director Solutions Architecture
Antony has been with empow since 2015, and brings with him over 20 years of experience in engineering and sales support. He began his career at Nortel Networks EMEA, and went on to fill key positions at startups Crossbeam and Plexxi, where he was instrumental in increasing sales and customer success.
Roni Katz, PhD
Chief Data Scientist
Dr. Roni Katz received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from Bar-Ilan university. Roni has experience of over 18 years in leading data science research and machine learning algorithms in academy and in the industry. Prior to joining empow, Roni led the data science in Sagarmatha.
Human Resources Manager
Roni has been HR and administrative manager at empow since 2017. Before this she worked at the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. Roni holds a degree in Psychology and Political Science from Tel Aviv University.
Head of Security Research
Idan has been with empow since November 2016. Before that he served for 5 years in the Israeli Defense Forces, first as Cyber Security Analyst and then as Security Research Team Leader.
Director of Sales, North America
Prior to joining empow in June 2018, John worked at IBM Security for three years as National Senior Account Executive and Cloud Security Account Executive. He holds a BA in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross.