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About Avanan

The Cloud Security Platform


What We Do

We cloudify the most advanced security products into a single platform
to protect your data in the cloud.

 

Our Mission

To redefine the way you compare, deploy, and manage security in the cloud.

 

It all started when our founders - then working for one of the most successful network security companies - were frequently being asked by customers how they should implement the same type of security in the cloud. This prompted the realization that the best security technologies for malware detection, data classification, encryption, user management, access control, and so much more already existed. Unfortunately, customers had no way to connect it to their SaaS applications in a unified way, with just a single click.

With that vision in mind, Avanan cloudified the security tools of the industry's leading vendors and built a platform that could connect these tools to the most widely used enterprise SaaS applications. With everything virtualized, installing these tools on any SaaS is now as easy as installing an app on a phone. By simply choosing the security tools from the Avanan security app store, customers can implement multiple security solutions across any or all of their SaaS applications.

 

Avanan makes it easy to secure the cloud with best-of-breed security. Any SaaS. Any Security. One Click.

 


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Gil Friedrich | CEO

Gil Friedrich brings more than 18 years of development and leadership experience to Avanan. As ForeScout’s VP of R&D and VP of Technology, Gil expanded the company's technology into mobile security, BYOD policy and Cloud services while developing the partner integration ecosystem. He holds a B.Sc. in Physics and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University.

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Brant Kennedy | Executive VP OF Worldwide Sales

Brant brings to Avanan nearly 30 years of sales and marketing leadership and has an exceptional record in developing and growing tech startups in the areas of IT security, mobility and cloud. Brant served as ForeScout's Executive VP of Worldwide Sales, where he led all sales activities and over a period of 6 years grew the organization from 5 to 200 reps, achieving 1,600% annual sales growth. Brant holds a BS in Consumer Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Avi Zelovich | CTO

Avi Zelovich was ForeScout’s VP of Product Engineering, having been with the company since its inception. Prior to ForeScout, he was a software engineer at RAD Guard. Avi holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel-Aviv and an MBA from Bar-Ilan University.

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Roy Rotem | VP of Product Management

Roy Rotem was VP of Product Management at ForeScout and led the company’s pivot to network access control. His previous roles include business development at Business Layers and senior development at Bay Network and Armon Networking. Most recently, he founded and served as CEO of Tazooz. Roy holds a B.Sc. In Computer Science and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

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Michael Landewe | VP of Business Development

Michael Landewe has 15 years’ startup experience as an early employee of three high-growth technology companies. He has taken leadership roles in engineering, sales, marketing and business development. He holds an MBA from New York University.




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Tal Slobodkin

Managing Partner at StageOne Ventures

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Modi Rosen

Managing Partner and Cofounder at Magma Venture Partners


 

TPG Growth

 

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TPG Growth invested in Avanan through its Greenfield Cities Holdings Fund. TPG Growth is the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, the global private investment firm. With over $7 billion under management, TPG Growth targets investments in a broad range of industries and geographies. TPG Growth has the deep sector knowledge, operational resources and global experience to drive value creation and help companies reach their full potential. The firm is backed by the resources of TPG, which has approximately $70 billion of assets under management. For more information visit tpggrowth.com

 

Magma Venture Partners

 

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Magma Venture Partners is a leading Israeli venture capital firm, dedicated to investing in Israel's Information, Communications and Technology space ('ICT'), including the software, semiconductor and new media spheres. We seek bright ideas at their earliest stages, and serve as a springboard for our entrepreneurs as they develop and evolve into industry leaders. Their goal is to enable a flow of innovation from the earliest stage all the way through until a company realizes its potential reach. Current and past investments include Waze, Onavo and Magisto, among others. For more information visit magmavc.com.

 

StageOne Ventures

 

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StageOne is an early stage technology fund, focusing mainly on enterprise and communications software ventures. The fund was founded by a professional management team, and enjoys the support of leading Israeli and international institutional and private investors. For more information visit stageonevc.com.