About BitDam

BitDam is an innovative cyber solution that protects organizations from targeted attacks, hidden in malicious files and web content. Our patent-pending technology provides extraordinary protection against the ever-evolving advanced cyber threats that target organizations’ networks.

Management

The company was founded by IDF Elite Cyber Unit alumni which has 20 years of combined experience in the cyber world.

Liron Barak
Liron Barak
Co-Founder & CEO

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Liron Barak, CEO and Co-Founder of BitDam, has over 10 years of experience dealing with the most sophisticated cyber threats and exploitation techniques. Prior to founding BitDam, Liron served in unit 8200 of the Israeli Intelligence Corps where she managed teams of highly skilled individuals and was responsible for the development of cyber technologies which were used by the entire intelligence community. Liron graduated her bachelor degree in computer science during high school and did here Masters, while serving the army, in Computer Science with specialization in Artificial Intelligence and machine learning.

Liron focuses on creating value for BitDam by assembling great teams and products, setting the company strategy, go-to-market execution plans and managing the company investor’s relationships.

Liron lives in Tel Aviv with her Husband and while not in the office likes to hike in the mountains or enjoy a good book at the beach.

Maor Hizkiev
Maor Hizkiev
Co-Founder & CTO

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Maor Hizkiev, CTO and Co-Founder of BitDam, is an expert in hacking operations, reverse engineering and malware analysis. Maor has over a decade of experience in the cyber world, building highly advanced technologies and researching sophisticated cyber methods. Prior to founding BitDam, Maor served in unit 8200 of the Israeli Intelligence Corps as a developer, researcher and a commander of a cyber team. During his service, Maor was responsible for building cyber products from early definition stages to fully operational products. Maor has a bachelor's degree and a Master's degree summa cum laude with honors in Computer Science.

As BitDam’s CTO, Maor focuses on creating a great technology and product for BitDam's customers.

Maor lives in Tel Aviv with his Wife and while not in the office likes to play his electric guitar or photographing while hiking.

Nir Geffen
Nir Geffen Shimoni
VP Biz Dev

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Nir brings over 15 years of product management and business development experience in both enterprise and ASP based solutions. During his career, Nir Spent over 8 years in the United States doing business development, product and strategy for companies at early growth stages helping them become global leaders in their fields. Prior to joining BitDam, Nir was Vice President of Product and Strategy for Amobee, a start-up company in the field of mobile advertising which was later sold to Singtel. Before Amobee, Nir was Vice President of Product and Business Development at MediaMind (Nasdaq: MDMD), a global leader in rich media and advertising technology. MediaMind was later sold to DG Inc. Before MediaMind, Mr. Geffen Shimoni spent eight years at RADVISION (NASDAQ: RVSN) where he was responsible for the development of the first IP video gateway technology. The company was later sold to Avaya.

Mr. Geffen Shimoni holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from The Tel Aviv University and a Master’s degree in Philosophy from The Tel Aviv University.

Nir lives in Hod Hasharon with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, Nir likes to build stuff, spend time at the sea and play tennis

We are committed to bring value to organizations by keeping their digital assets safer than ever. We keep innovating and perfecting the threat prevention landscape by developing solutions that are accurate, easy to deploy and use and agnostic to attacks in such a way that the never-ending cyber arm race becomes irrelevant.

Board members

Liron Barak
Joseph Malka
Maor Hizkiev
Noga Kap
Nir Geffen
Moti Yung
Advisor