Co-Founder & CEO
Ran is a Brigadier General (Res.) who founded the leading edge cybersecurity program of the Israeli Defense Forces Intelligence branch. After 27 years of service, Ran had multiple leadership roles in the private sector. Prior to co-founding HolistiCyber, Ran was the founder and the Co-CEO of Focal Energy – a clean energy power plant developer and owner. Previous to Focal Energy, Ran was a Managing Partner of Star Ventures, a $1 billion global venture capital group. Ran started his career in the elite IDF special forces unit “Sayeret Matkal” and later became the Commander of that unit.
Ran received a LL.B. and MBA from Tel Aviv University.
Co-Founder & General Manager
Moshe is a world class expert in cybersecurity. He serves as a senior advisor to several National Cyber CERT nation level committees. Moshe has over 20 years of broad experience and knowledge in Cybersecurity and Information Systems. He has played a major role in helping global clients in the financial, high technology, telecommunications and defense sectors successfully implement cybersecurity defense strategies. Before co-founding HolistiCyber, Moshe served as the CEO of COMSEC - the first and largest Information Security and cybersecurity consulting group in Israel. Before being appointed CEO of COMSEC, he filled roles as a Division Director, CTO, and VP Services & Projects. Prior to COMSEC, Moshe was at Malam Systems, where he led the development teams.
Moshe holds a variety of technical certifications in Cyber security and Computer science development. In addition, BA in Economics, a MA in Information Systems and MBA from Bar-Ilan University.
Mr. Javier Jimenez serves as President of HolistiCyber Inc., and is responsible for Sales, Marketing, and Operations in the Americas. Prior to joining HolistiCyber, Javier was President of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., a publicly traded provider of enterprise-grade application development and business process integration software solutions focusing on Fortune 1000 customers. Previously he served as Chief Revenue Officer and Board member at Intraway Corporation, Senior Vice President for PeerApp (acquired by ESW Capital), officer and Vice President and General Manager Americas of Blue Phoenix Solutions. Mr. Jimenez also worked for Comverse Technology where he held a variety of management positions in Systems Engineering, Program Management, Channel Management and Vice President and General Manager of International Markets.
Javier Jimenez holds a BSc in electrical engineering from College of the Air Force, and MBA through Dowling College, and has also completed executive level courses with Technion in cooperation with Harvard and MIT.
Head of Professional Services
Alon Yavin brings to HolistiCyber over 18 years of technical and management experience in various professional services, project management and R&D positions in the cybersecurity space. Before HolistiCyber, Alon led the R&D teams and, later, the professional services of White Cyber Knight where he was responsible for developing innovative enterprise GRC tools. Prior to White Cyber Knight, he led large PKI projects at leading banks in Israel. Alon has previously served as a software
development team leader and project manager at the leading edge Israeli Defense Force Information Security Center.
Alon holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and an MBA, both from the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology.
Vice President, Marketing
Nirit Icekson is responsible for the Marketing & Communication strategy and execution of HolisitiCyber globally . Prior to joining HolistiCyber, Nirit was Head of global GEO marketing for Check Point Software Technologies . Previously she held several senior marketing roles for IBM including cloud, application platform, security and global services marketing , as well as leading the Business Development & Marketing for IBM’s ISVs and developer relations organization in EMEA . Nirit was the founder and CEO of a marketing consultant firm with focus on Israel’s IT and start up community . Nirit is a well known guest lecturer and speaker on Global Business Development and Marketing in various MBA programs .
Nirit holds a BEd from Tel Aviv and a MA in global marketing management from Tel Aviv college of management she has also completed several master executive level courses in marketing and communications .
Vice President, Account Management
Jim joined HolistiCyber in August 2017 as Vice President, Account Management where he will proactively work with customers to ensure that their short and long term cybersecurity goals are met. Prior to joining HolistiCyber, Jim was Senior Vice President of Professional Services at Verisae and Vice President of Customer Care at ViryaNet. Jim has over 30 years of experience managing consulting, account management, and support organizations for a wide range of customers across the globe and for a broad range of industries including retail, manufacturing, financial, telecommunication, and utilities.
Jim received an MBA from Clark University and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Worcester State University.
Shir Raz Evan-Zohar
Director of Finance
Prior to joining HolistiCyber. Shir was the founder and CEO of SEZ Strategy, a company providing strategic planning for high technology start-up companies. Before SEZ, she held positions in product management, business development and customer service for Dario, a healthcare company that creates innovative mobile and digital tools that empower and engage users to lead healthier lives. Previously, Shir was a senior project manager of business development at Medingo Roche, a Medical device company that was engaged in the development of solutions for people with diabetes. Shir also served as senior manager at Ernst Young in the business consultancy group specializing in assisting startup companies from healthcare, and cleantech arena.
Shir received a BA in Economics and Computer Engineering from Ben Gurion University. She received an MA in Economics from Tel Aviv University.