IRONSCALES was founded in 2014 by CEO Eyal Benishti, who was previously a security researcher and malware analyst at Radware and, prior to that, Java Tech Lead at Imperva.
IRONSCALES has pioneered an advanced anti-phishing threat protection platform combining human and machine intelligence to automatically analyze, detect and remove malicious emails before and after they land in the inbox using a multi-layered and automated approach.
Our suite of products ensure that employees are prepared to take an active role in protecting the integrity of their organizations, while reinforcing their efforts with technology that can automatically defend enterprises from attacks in real-time.
Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, IRONSCALES was incubated in the 8200 EISP, the top program for cyber security ventures, founded by Alumni, the Israel Defense Forces’ elite intelligence technology unit. The IRONSCALES team is comprised of top tier talent from high-level business executives and management to security researchers, penetration testing and product experts, as well as specialists in the field of effective interactive training.
Eyal Benishti has more than 10 years’ experience in software R&D for both enterprise and startup companies. Prior to establishing IRONSCALES, Eyal served as Security Researcher & Malware Analyst at Radware, where he filed two patents in the information security domain.
Previously, Eyal served as Technical Lead at Imperva, working on the Web Application Firewall product and other security solutions. A passionate cyber researcher from a young age, Eyal holds a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.
Tsahy Shapsa co-founded CloudLock, Inc. (also known as Aprigo, Inc). in 2007 and has been its Vice President of Business Development since 2013. Shapsa has also served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CloudLock, Inc.
Tsahy has held various business and technology management roles within companies like Sun Microsystems and Network Appliance. He’s also served in the Israeli Prime Minister’s office as a security team leader.
Erez Fingerman has more than 19 years of experience as an R&D manager, forming and leading development teams in large product-centric companies. Erez has an in-depth knowledge of the full R&D lifecycle, including hands-on experience with complex server-side applications from the design stage to delivery. For the last seven years, Erez has been the Product Organization head of PMO at Check Point and prior to Check Point, he was R&D PMO at Comverse for 13 years.
Lomy Ovadia joined IRONSCALES to head up the R&D team. Arriving with decades of experience under his belt, Lomy previously managed R&D teams and worked as an experienced software engineer.
Prior To IRONSCALES, Lomy served as Java Team Lead at Nielsen company eXalate, SMP at Allot Communications and Comverse where he worked on the MMS project for 10 years.
Koby Bar is a highly experienced product leader with a proven track record of excellence. He has held multiple senior positions in early-stage startups and large corporations in North America, with a real passion for technology and for solving complex business and product problems.
Koby brings with him a multidisciplinary skill set including business and pricing strategy, marketing, software development, UI/UX and advanced data analytics and visualization.
Prior to joining IRONSCALES, Adam Hofeler was the District Sales Manager at Palo Alto Networks where they grew the business significantly every year while building a solid sales team. Previously, Adam spent 11.5 years at NetApp having multiple roles in his tenure. His last position was Americas Director of Data Center Sales for NetApp covering Canada, Latin America and the US.
Adam has more than 20 years of IT industry experience in sales, marketing, channel management and distribution. Working at Palo Alto Networks, NetApp, and numerous management roles at Bellsouth, EMC and Xerox Corporation.
Noa Kroll has more than 20 years of sales and business development experience, with 11 years spent specializing in emerging cyber and information security products.
Prior to IRONSCALES, Noa was managing sales, marketing and channels worldwide in both services and product companies such as Comsec Global Consulting, 2BSecure (acquired by Matrix) and CloudLock (acquired by Cisco). Noa holds an MA in Law from Bar Ilan University.
Ryan O’Keefe has more than 17 years of successful new business experience and brings with him a desire and passion that has seen him climb the ranks at previous employers collecting various accolades in Europe and across the globe. Ryan has a deep knowledge of the technology sector, through roles with Sungard Availability Services and OCSL, working directly and through partners.
Ryan is confident and comfortable operating from board-level down and has an impeccable ability to challenge conventional wisdom while building long lasting relationships and delivering the desired end result for the customer.
Yaniv Elbaz has both technical and customer relations management in his background. With more than 14 years’ experience, he has a proven track record in technical leadership and team development in both large enterprises and startups. Prior to joining IRONSCALES, Yaniv served in various positions at Varonis for nine years. He holds a degree in Business and Information Technologies.