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.
Prior to joining empow, Dave worked at IBM for over 10 years as the Guardium Data Security Segment Leader Director. He comes to empow with over 25 years of direct, channel, and international management experience. He graduated with a BS in Business Administration, Economics and Finance from American International College with study abroad at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and Concepcion, Chile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Director of Sales, EMEA
Arik Pinto has been EMEA Sales Manager at empow since 2016. Previously Arik was an entrepreneur with his own business, and served in the Israeli Defense Forces elite navy seals unit. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Director of Marketing
Mickey has years of marketing, branding and advertising experience. She managed the Procter & Gamble account at Saatch & Saatchi Israel for six years as Account Supervisor, and then worked at branding agency Conceptica on branding, content and digital promotion for various brands. She holds a BA from Columbia University and a degree in law from Tel Aviv University.