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Leadership

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Executive Team

Tomer Saban

Tomer Saban

CEO and Co-Founder

Tomer brings with him 15 years of experience in telecommunications and network security. Prior to founding WireX Systems, Tomer served as a team manager in the intelligence division at Nice Systems. Tomer is an alumnus of the 8200 Entrepreneurship Program and the Merage Institute for U.S. – Israel Innovation Leadership Program. Tomer holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the College of Management Institute in Israel.

Gilboa Davara

Gilboa Davara

CTO and Co-Founder

Gilboa brings with him over 15 years of industry experience developing multi-platform kernel modules designed for high-performance and high-availability environments. Prior to founding WireX Systems, Gilboa served as a team leader in the Intelligence Division at Nice Systems. Gilboa has unique hands-on experience developing high-speed software-based IP probes and in-depth understanding of OS optimizations.

Vadim Lipovetsky

Vadim Lipovetsky

VP R&D and Co-Founder

Vadim brings with him 15 years of software development experience. Vadim is an expert in reverse engineering of network protocols, web technologies and cross platform development in performance intensive environments. Prior to founding WireX Systems Vadim led the development of the Nice Systems IP network analysis platform. Vadim holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Tel Hai Academic College.

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Board of Directors

Mickey Boodaei

Mickey Boodaei

Cybersecurity Entrepreneur and Private Investor

Mr. Boodaei is a cybersecurity entrepreneur and private investor. In 2002 Mickey co-founded Imperva the leader in Web and database security, where he held the positions of Vice President of EMEA sales and Vice President of Product Management and Technical Services. In 2007 Mickey founded Trusteer, a fraud prevention company. Mickey served as Trusteer’s CEO until it was acquired by IBM in 2013. Since 2008 Mickey has successfully invested in various cybersecurity startups including Skyfence (acquired by Imperva), Aorato (acquired by Microsoft), Hyperwise (acquired by Check Point), Lacoon (acquired by Check Point) and Watchdox (acquired by Blackberry).

Shahar Tzafrir

Shahar Tzafrir

General Partner at Magma Venture Partners

Mr. Tzafrir serves as a General Partner of Magma Venture Partners. Shahar joined Magma in 2013, and brings over two decades of entrepreneurial and executive operational know-how. Prior to Magma, Shahar served as Vice President of R&D and later the Vice President of EMEA Sales and Field Operations at Digital Fuel Technologies until it was acquired by VMWare in 2011. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Tzafrir served as Vice President of Research and Development and Services at Oblicore, until it was acquired by CA Technologies. In 1997, Mr. Tzafrir founded Federation Inc. that was later acquired by Cordys.

Emanuel Timor

Emanuel Timor

General Partner at Vertex Venture Capital

Mr. Timor is a General Partner at Vertex Venture Capital Israel. Emanuel joined Vertex in 1998 and has nearly twenty years of experience working closely with startups and emerging technology companies throughout their lifecycle. Among his most recent successes, was an investment in Percello, a femtocell company, acquired by Broadcom. Prior to joining Vertex, Mr. Timor was an articled apprentice at an Israeli law firm where he acquired expertise in IPOs and M&A. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Timor was one of the leading financial journalists for Globes, Israel`s daily business newspaper. Mr. Timor has a B.A. in Economics and an LL.B from Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Tomer Saban

Tomer Saban

CEO and Co-Founder

Tomer brings with him 15 years of experience in telecommunications and network security. Prior to founding WireX Systems, Tomer served as a team manager in the intelligence division at Nice Systems. Tomer is an alumnus of the 8200 Entrepreneurship Program and the Merage Institute for U.S. – Israel Innovation Leadership Program. Tomer holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the College of Management Institute in Israel.

Gilboa Davara

Gilboa Davara

CTO and Co-Founder

Gilboa brings with him over 15 years of industry experience developing multi-platform kernel modules designed for high-performance and high-availability environments. Prior to founding WireX Systems, Gilboa served as a team leader in the Intelligence Division at Nice Systems. Gilboa has unique hands-on experience developing high-speed software-based IP probes and in-depth understanding of OS optimizations.

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