About Silverfort

Silverfort protects enterprises from data breaches, cyber attacks and insider threats, by preventing credential compromise and misuse across the entire corporate network and cloud infrastructure. Silverfort leverages patent-pending technology to seamlessly harden the basic authentication and access mechanisms used by all client devices and services, instantly equipping them with the latest authentication and access protection technology without any change or integration.

Silverfort is backed by Singtel Innov8 (the venture capital arm of the Singtel Group), StageOne Ventures and leading private investors from the US and Israel.

Our Team

Hed Kovetz

CEO, Co-Founder

Hed served in the 8200 elite cyber unit of the Israel Defense Forces and graduated as a group leader after six years, receiving the unit’s award and the Chief of Intelligence Corps Award. He then earned his LL.B. from Tel Aviv University, receiving the dean’s excellence award while working as a cyber-security product manager at Verint. He went on to lead Verint’s top cyber-security product, protecting millions of users with multiple detection and prevention capabilities, and won the company’s innovation competition for his patent-pending inventions.

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Matan Fattal

President, Co-Founder

Matan earned his B.Sc. in Mathematics from Bar-Ilan University at age 19. He then served in the 8200 elite cyber unit of the Israel Defense Forces as a cyber researcher and big data specialist and received the unit’s excellence award. Matan subsequently completed his studies for a M.Sc. in Mathematics from Bar-Ilan University while working R&D at Intel. Upon graduation, he worked at the innovation R&D team at Intucell, where he developed real-time large scale products from scratch. He then joined Cisco with Intucell’s acquisition.

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Yaron Kassner

CTO, Co-Founder

Yaron earned his B.Sc. in mathematics from Bar-Ilan University, Summa Cum Laude, at age 19. He then served in the 8200 elite cyber unit of the Israel Defense Forces for six years where he led a high-achieving R&D team and received an excellence award. After graduating as Captain, he continued to the direct track to Ph.D. at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. During his studies, Yaron interned at Microsoft, Redmond and later served as a big data expert consultant for Cisco. Yaron will be receiving his Ph.D. in computer science shortly.

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Leonid Shtilman

Executive Chairman & VP Business Development

Leonid is an Israeli-American scientist and entrepreneur. Leonid was the CEO and co-founder of Viewfinity, a cyber-security company protecting millions of endpoints, which was acquired by CyberArk in 2015. Previously, Leonid was the CEO and co-founder of XOsoft, which developed high availability software for servers and databases, had thousands of installation and was acquired by CA Technologies in 2006. Leonid was also a co-founder and CTO of Identify Software (formerly MuTek Solutions) which was acquired by BMC in 2006. Leonid earned an M.Sc. in Physics, a Ph.D. in Mathematics and another Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. He conducted his postdoctoral research in the Departments of Mathematics at MIT and Princeton University. He served as tenured Professor at the Faculty of Engineering in Tel Aviv University and worked for NASA.

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We are constantly looking for the most talented and passionate individuals to join our growing team. If you want to be part of an innovative group of people on a mission to reinvent secure authentication and eliminate the most significant cyber threats out there – come work with us!

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