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.
President and Chief Executive Officer
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
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 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
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
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, Worldwide BD & Partner Alliances
Chet brings youthful passion, the wisdom of decades of industrial-sector experience, and a win-win approach to the business development and company leadership of strategic partner alliances for Nozomi Networks.
Prior to Nozomi Networks, he directed sales, business development and marketing teams at Cisco Systems, achieving worldwide market leadership for industrial networking infrastructure within the manufacturing sector.
Chet previously led Product P&L growth, share and profitability within GE’s industrial, power, lighting and controls businesses. At GE, he was recognized for outstanding manufacturing technology leadership and solution management excellence.
Chet has earned a Master’s from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.
Vice President of Finance
Ngoc brings over 20 years of financial management and operations experience, including global expansion and growth through acquisition, to his role as Vice President of Finance.
Prior to joining Nozomi Networks, he held the role of VP of Finance for Gigamon, where he led the organization through a significant business model transformation and ownership change. Before Gigamon, Ngoc was VP of Finance at Rocket Fuel, a digital advertising technology company, and spent nine years at JDSU (now Viavi Solutions) in various financial leadership positions. His career began with Ernst & Young and Deloitte in the Assurance Services line of business. Ngoc holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Sydney in Australia and is a California-licensed CPA.
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 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’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 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 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.”
Nozomi Networks Advisor
Retired General Motors CISO Rich Armour has been driving cyber security and IT transformation across large global manufacturers for nearly two decades.
At GM, Mr. Armour held global responsibility for enterprise cyber security, and led a multi-year program to enhance security within the company’s manufacturing plants and industrial control environments. As the CISO at Hewlett Packard, he was responsible for worldwide cyber security across 120 countries, as well as the Enterprise Risk Management program. At Dell Technologies, Mr. Armour oversaw global cyber security and led an aggressive “Get Secure!” initiative to expand and strengthen security controls across the enterprise.
Mr. Armour was a founding member of the CISO Coalition National Leadership Board and member of the Leadership Council of the Cybersecurity Collaborative. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Information Technology Information Analysis and Sharing Center (IT-ISAC) as well as the Dean’s Board of Advisors for the George Washington University School of Business.
“Protecting industrial networks from a growing list of cyber threats is a complex problem that too many CISOs underestimate,” Armour said. “That’s what drew me to Nozomi Networks. They have an unmatched understanding of the issues facing large industrial companies as they digitize. Over the years they have established trusted relationships with an impressive set of industry customers who are using their technology. I look forward to helping Nozomi Networks and the marketplace build a secure future that spans IT and OT infrastructure.”