The Leading Industrial Cyber Security Company
Nozomi Networks is the leader in Industrial Control System (ICS) cyber security, with the most comprehensive platform to deliver real-time cyber security and operational visibility.
Nozomi Networks Raises $30 Million
Nozomi Networks Accelerates Leadership in ICS Cyber Security
Innovating the use of artificial intelligence, our company helps the largest industrial facilities around the world See and Secure™ their critical industrial control networks.
Amid escalating threats targeting ICS, Nozomi Networks delivers one solution that provides customers with superior operational visibility and threat detection as well as easy IT/OT integration.Today Nozomi Networks supports over a quarter of a million devices in sectors such as critical infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation and utilities.
Key Customers and Partners
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.
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 cyber security 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 cyber security 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.
Founder and Chief Technical Officer
Moreno is the technology expert behind Nozomi Networks industry-leading cyber security solution for industrial control networks. Armed with a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence, and an extensive background in systems engineering and software development, he has led the way in redefining the ICS cyber security product category. Together, Moreno and co-founder Andrea Carcano have created the most effective asset discovery and threat detection for OT networks available today.
Moreno leads an exceptionally talented software development team that uses agile development processes to quickly address the cyber security requirements of our enterprise customers and partners. A long-time member of the IEC TC57 WG15 subcommittee, he is also actively working to shape cyber security standards for power system communication protocols.
Vice President - Worldwide Sales
Obbe brings over 20 years of executive management to his role as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. He is passionate about helping companies build a strong security posture while reducing costs and managing risk. In addition to building long-term customer loyalty, he has spearheaded 100%+ year-over-year revenue growth for IT and OT security products and services.
Prior to joining Nozomi Networks, Obbe held the role of Security Business Unit Executive with IBM for industrial markets. His career with IBM came after his tenure at BigFix as Global Sales Director. At BigFix, Obbe led an alliance partnership that resulted in IBM purchasing BigFix in the largest technology acquisition of 2010.
Obbe is fluent in multiple languages and has an MBA in business economics from Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Chief Marketing Officer
Kim delivers deep knowledge of our market with over a decade of industrial cyber security marketing. She shares the company’s mission of arming critical infrastructure organization against global threats.
As a proven marketing leader, Kim thrives on the challenge of transforming technology innovators into market leaders. Prior to joining the Nozomi Networks executive team, Kim served as Vice President of Marketing for Industrial Defender, a pioneer of industrial control system cyber security that was acquired by Lockheed Martin. As an early proponent of cyber security technologies, she’s held senior marketing roles with Symantec, Core Security, and Cybereason.
Kim holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.B.A from Nijenrode, The Netherlands School of Business.
VP – Alliances & Business Development
Chet brings passion – along with the wisdom of extensive industrial-sector experience and a win-win approach – to the development and leadership of alliances, partnerships and channels for Nozomi Networks.
Prior to Nozomi Networks, he directed sales, business development and marketing teams at Cisco Systems to achieve worldwide market leadership for industrial networking within the manufacturing sector.
Chet previously led growth, share and profitability for P&Ls within GE’s industrial, power, lighting and controls businesses. At GE, he was recognized by peers for outstanding manufacturing technology leadership and value chain management excellence.
Chet has earned a Master’s from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.
THE NOZOMI NETWORKS SOLUTION IS BEST IN CLASS
Superior Asset Discovery and Real-time Network Monitoring
The Best ICS Threat Detection
The Most Distributed Global Installations
Investors in Nozomi Networks include
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.
“Nozomi Networks’ dedication to building a secure future for the world’s critical infrastructure is paying off. Given the incredible reaction of Nozomi’s customers and partners to the company’s steady stream of innovative new products, it’s resoundingly clear that the Nozomi team has emerged as the industry leader, with a track record of success, proven expertise and advanced technology needed to meet the ICS cybersecurity requirements of the industrial infrastructure that runs the world.” Learn More
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.
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.
“Nozomi Networks’ impressive revenue and customer growth has been augmented by the rapid expansion of the company’s global partner network. Nozomi Networks’ partners now include an expansive list of global leaders in IT and OT networking and security. In a market where ICS Cybersecurity is now a C-level priority, it is a perfect opportunity for Lux to double down on our investment in Nozomi Networks.” Learn More
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.
Partner, Energize Ventures
John brings a unique combination of expertise to his role as a Nozomi Networks board member. This includes finance, investing and executive responsibility at a high-growth online energy marketplace start-up.
John was previously with the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & the Byers’ Green Growth fund, where he focused on platform investments at the intersection of technology and energy.
“As cyber attacks against energy, oil and gas and other critical infrastructure continue to grow in frequency and sophistication, Nozomi Networks has emerged as the trusted provider in this space. With virtually every industrial organization looking for a solution, there couldn’t be a better time to fuel Nozomi Networks’ leadership in this space.” Learn More
About Energize Ventures
Giovanni Canetta Roeder
Chief Executive 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.
“Since our initial investment in the company, we’ve only grown more excited about this market and in Nozomi Networks management team’s ability to build a global enterprise software company. Nozomi Networks is a customer focused and reliable organization and it is uniquely positioned to address its clients’ most advanced ICS cybersecurity threats. Now is the right time to double down on our investment in Nozomi Networks.” Learn More
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.
Managing Director, Activate Capital
Raj brings almost 25 years of experience investing across the information technology, energy and transportation sectors.
Prior to Activate, Raj was a co-founder of Silver Laker Kraftwerk, and previously led the cleantech practice at Draper Fisher Jervetson where he was an early investor in notable companies including Tesla Motors, Solar City, EnerNOC and Ping Identity.
“Over the past several years the adoption of technology across physical operating environments has accelerated dramatically, often without sufficient concern for the unique security challenges associated with digitizing infrastructure assets. In the future – where virtually all operating assets will be connected – holistic cybersecurity solutions must include sophisticated OT layers, as traditional IT security tools are inadequate. Nozomi has quickly emerged as the premier provider of OT cybersecurity solutions for the world’s largest operators of critical infrastructure to proactively defend against cyber threats.”
About Activate Capital
Activate Capital is a leading late-stage venture and growth equity partner for technology companies focused on fundamental transformations across the industrial economy. For more information, visit the website.
Nozomi Networks Advisor
Former Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Ms. Spaulding has been addressing national security issues for more than 25 years. At the DHS, she managed a $3 billion budget and 18,000 employees charged with strengthening cyber security and protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure.
Ms. Spaulding is Senior Advisor for Homeland Security at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; a Member of the Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Group; former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security; and founder of the Cybersecurity Legal Task Force. Throughout her career, she has advised CEOs, boards, and policymakers on complex security risks across all industry sectors.
“Protecting industrial networks from a growing list of attackers and cyber threats is a complex problem that requires smart, aggressive and innovative solutions. That’s what drew me to Nozomi Networks,” Spaulding said. “The sophistication of Nozomi Networks’ cyber security solutions is impressive, as is the growing wave of industrial operators’ affinity for their technology. I look forward to helping this team understand what is required to build a secure future for the world’s critical infrastructure.”