Who are we?
An extraordinary group of professionals with deep understanding of cyber security, technology, and business. We are experts with experience from the most sophisticated cyber entities in the world: former prominent figures in the Intelligence world, including Israeli Intelligence Agencies, CIA and British Intelligence Agencies as well as former executives in private companies such as Intel, Checkpoint, Cisco, Scitex and Vmware.
Meet our People - The Management
CEO and Co-Founder
Brings over 20 years of senior management experience across 2 careers: intelligence and business. strategy design, crisis management and business in private and government sectors as well as design and management of complex intelligence global tech operations.
Brings 20 years of high tech experience, including 15 years at Check Point Software Technologies where he led the development of sophisticated security products and 4 years as VP R&D at KAZUAR.
Brings over 30 years of senior financial management, specialized in private and public tech companies. Led two successful IPOs on NASDAQ and served as Board member on investment funds.
Brings over 20 years of B2B sales management experience in the security industry. Co-founder and VP S&M at OnSSI, startup that became a global leader in video management systems.
Brings over 30 years of senior experience from cutting-edge Israeli intelligence and security operations. Ilan served as Head of ISA Tech Division, leading and managing complex tech and cyber projects.
Cheif of Staff
Brings 20 years of leadership experience from both private and public sectors. Served as Senior Director in the Israeli Prime Minister's office responsible for innovation, technology, and economics and as Chief of staff to the Director General.
Prof. Adi Shamir
World renowned cryptographer and security expert, co-inventor on the RSA algorithm, winner of Turing prize, and the Israel prize.
Consults to public and private sectors on Signal Intelligence, cyber security and more. Formerly designer and manager of national scale signal intelligence systems at ISA, was Signal Intelligence system architect in IDF's elite 8200 Unit (Israeli NSA).
Amb. James Woolsey
Former director of the CIA. Held a variety of government positions, including Under Secretary of the Navy. Professional lawyer as well as investor in the private sector.
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Efrati founder and former Head of Israel National Cyber Bureau Civilian Division of Prime Minister's Office. Expert in cyber strategic methods, currently involved in global cybersecurity strategic projects.
Advisor to listed companies globally and former UK Deputy National Security Adviser (Intelligence, Security and Resilience) 2014-2018 overseeing national cyber strategies and resilience of Critical National Infrastructure.
Board of Directors
Founder & Director
Extensive experience in advanced data security, telecommunications, business management and operations. Currently leads a successful IT Company that implements solutions for sensitive projects and clients.
Prominent member of European financial community. Experienced and sophisticated investor with extensive experience and network in global financial and investment banking leadership.
Prominent member of Israeli business and industry leadership. Currently Co-Chairman at UPS and Quantum hub, Chairman of the Board at MedOne and Tikshuv, Board member at Taavura Holdings, GuardKnox Cyber Tech, UTI Israel, Grand Aoutomotive Serbia and more
Yohai Bar Zakal
Former deputy director of 8200 Unit (Israeli NSA) & President of Rayzone group, leading global provider of cyber and intelligence solutions.
Business Committee & Advisory Board
Founder of the Jerusalem Global Group and investor successful startups including Athoc, Creo, Galileo Semiconductor, Lumus-Vision, Mellanox Technologies, Moovit, QXL-Ricardo, Picture Vision, Primesense, Saifun Semiconductors and Wilocity.
Brings over 20 years of semiconductor design industry experience with a unique blend of technology, people, and business expertise across Wireless, CPU, and SOC domains. Serves as SVP, IoT Compute and Wireless R&D at Cypress semiconductor. Previously was VP and GM of IA Core Group at Intel Corporation.
Mr. Brandt served as actuary with Liberty Life Insurance and as Chief Actuary, EVP and Management Board member of Clal Insurance. Brings over 3 decades of actuarial and executive experience, currently serves as Chief Actuary and Senior Deputy to the Commissioner for Insurance Innovation at the Israel Capital Market Insurance and Savings Authority.
Former Chief of Staff and Head of Technology in the Israeli Intelligence Community with over 30 years of managerial and technological relevant experience. Shimon was awarded the honorable Israel Security Prize.
International financier, technology investor, senior advisor to one of the largest investment houses in Europe, prominent member of the investment community in Europe. Peter Kadas is also a philanthropist supporting innovative research at universities around the world.
Brings 19 years of management experience with expertise in sales, account management, business development, and marketing in the IT industry. Extensive background in implementing strategies, generating demands, and identifying sales opportunities.
Mr. Chelouche is Managing Partner of Aviv Venture Capital investing in tech companies, brings over 3 decades of experience in management and investments. Served as President & CEO of Scitex corp. Board member of Check Point Software Technologies, Tower Semiconductor, Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange.
Chairman of the Board of Qualcomm and former President and CEO of Palo Alto Networks. Member of National Security Telecom Advisory Committee (NSTAC).
Mr. Boris is an active business angel. CEO of BNP Paribas UK (1999–2007) and of BNP Paribas Suisse (2007–2013), currently serves as non-executive director on several boards.
Spent over 20 years with Cisco in several prominent roles including SVP of Cisco Central Europe, SVP of Cisco DACH, CEO & SVP of Cisco Germany Has a deep understanding of market transitions and business transformation and their impact on society and business.
6 years ago, we foresaw the rise of state-level sophisticated attacks that would render the current cyber security approach ineffective.
We founded KAZUAR based on our unrivalled track-record in large scale cyber-intelligence and business operations.
We developed a ONE-OF-A-KIND solution that provides organizations with unprecedented, intelligence agency grade security.
We partnered with paying design partners, global market-leaders representing increasing demand for our unique solution.
We have created a moat with unique technology and no competition in sight.
Our prediction has been fully realized. The number of businesses being exploited by sophisticated attacks today reinforces the demand for our solution.