About Us

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Nozomi Networks has been delivering innovative cybersecurity and operational visibility solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) since 2013. The company was founded by Andrea Carcano, an authority in industrial network security and Moreno Carullo an expert in artificial intelligence.

By applying network behavioral analytics to ICS environments, Nozomi Networks’ flagship product, SCADAguardian delivers real-time visibility into process network communications and configurations. Its ICS network mapping and automated process analysis detects cyber-attacks and operational missteps for immediate remediation.

Deployed at hundreds of critical infrastructure facilities in multiple industries around the globe, the Nozomi Networks solution has delivered real ROI by enhancing cybersecurity and maximizing uptime.

Having gained traction and experience with large industrial enterprises, the company is now poised for growth. It is increasing its product development as well as its sales and marketing efforts to address the opportunity that exists in the emerging operational technology (OT) security market.

Investors in Nozomi Networks include GGV Capital, Lux Capital and Planven Investments SA.


Our Leadership


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Edgard Capdevielle
President and Chief Executive Officer

Edgard brings an extensive background in successfully managing and expanding markets for both start-ups and established technology companies to his role as CEO. Previously he was Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for Imperva, where he led teams that made the company’s web and data security products leaders in their space. Prior to that he was a key executive at storage companies Data Domain and EMC.

Focused on developing Nozomi’s global business, Edgard’s tremendous passion, energy, vision and drive-to-win is being brought to bear on guiding Nozomi to its next stage of development. Edgard has a MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.




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Andrea Carcano
Founder and Chief Product Officer

Andrea is an expert and international leader in industrial network security, artificial intelligence and machine learning. He co-founded Nozomi Networks in 2013 with the goal of delivering a next generation cybersecurity and operational visibility solution for industrial control networks.

As Chief Product Officer Andrea defines the vision for Nozomi’s products and is the voice of the customer within the organization. In this role he draws on his real-world experience as a senior security engineer with Eni, a multinational oil and gas company, as well as his academic research.

With a passion for cybersecurity that began in high school Andrea went on to study the unique challenges of securing industrial control systems. His Ph.D. in Computer Science from Università degli Studi dell'Insubria focused on developing software that detected intrusions to critical infrastructure control systems. His Masters in Computer Science from the same institution involved creating malware designed to take advantage of the lack of security in some SCADA protocols and analyzing the consequences.

Andrea has published a number of academic papers, including one describing an early example of malware targeting SCADA systems.

Andrea Carcano - Published Papers
Andrea Carcano - Interview with Business Reporter Re: Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure




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Moreno Carullo
Founder and Chief Technical Officer

Moreno earned a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence and brings a wealth of experience in building intelligent, self-adaptive systems to the company.

As the manager of Nozomi’s software development team, Moreno approaches his work with a love for coaching others and a high focus on product quality and flexibility. He previously worked at 7Pixel (formerly part of Ricardo.ch AG) as technical manager of the development teams and technical advisor to the CTO.

An active member of the IEC TC57 WG15 subcommittee, Moreno is contributing to improving the cybersecurity of power systems. In particular, in this group he is addressing the monitoring aspects of end-to-end encrypted industrial communications.

Our Board


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Glenn Solomon
Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Glenn has been a venture capitalist for 20 years, the last eleven with GGV Capital. He brings his love of working with startup and growing companies and serving as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs to the Board of Directors of Nozomi Networks.

Glenn has been an investor or board member with many high profile start-ups including Slack, Airbnb, AlienVault, Synack, Opendoor, HashiCorp and Domo.

Read about Glenn’s enthusiasm for Nozomi Networks in this blog article.

About GGV Capital

GGV Capital is a venture capital firm founded in 2000 with the unique idea to have one team investing in both the U.S. and China. The company has $3.8 billion under management across 8 funds. For more information visit the website or follow @GGVCapital.



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Bilal Zuberi
Partner, Lux Capital

Bilal has been investing in technology start-ups for more than 15 years. His area of focus is investing in “deep tech” and “big ideas”.

Bilal's investments include Evolv Technologies (physical security), Locoroll (Connected Devices), Orbital Insight (machine learning & big data analytics), Deep Sentinel (artificial intelligence), and others.

About Lux Capital

Lux Capital is a venture firm based in New York City and Silicon Valley investing in counter-conventional, seed and early stage science and technology ventures. The firm manages $700 million in assets across four funds. For more information visit the website or follow @Lux_Capital.‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬



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Giovanni Canetta Roeder
Chief Investment Officer, Planven Investments

Giovanni is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Planven Investments. Previously he was the Senior Advisor and General Manager in charge of restructuring M&C, a listed investment company controlled by Planven Investments.

Giovanni has many years of experience leading industrial companies in transition and in investment banking for Merrill Lynch, Crédit Agricole and UBS Investment Banking.

About Planven Investments

Planven Investments, based in Lugano (Switzerland), and the family office of Mr. Carlo De Benedetti, invests globally in innovative and high growth companies providing capital and resources to support their business expansion.