Semperis is an enterprise identity protection company that helps recover enterprises from cyber breaches and identity system failures, on-premises and on cloud. Semperis' leading technology enables organizations to ensure the secure operation of their directory services, allowing IT and Security teams to respond in cases of Active Directory disasters and cyber breaches. Founded in 2013 by experienced IAM professionals, Semperis serves customers in the financial, healthcare, government and other industries worldwide. Semperis' solutions are accredited by Microsoft and are included in the latest Gartner reports.
Mickey brings to Semperis a vast experience in the enterprise software field, stretching back from his management roles in the Israeli Defense Force Navy computing technical unit, over a decade ago. Prior to Semperis, Mickey was the CTO of a Microsoft gold partner integration company ,YouCC Technologies, successfully growing the overall performance of the company year by year. Mickey holds a BA in Technical Management from Bar-Ilan University and a Minor in Electronic Engineering.Mickey Bresman
With over 15 years of experience in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) field, Guy leads the technical solution strategy and engineering for Semperis. Prior to Semperis, he was a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft, acting as lead and mentor for Active Directory® and IAM technologies. Guy is a well-known expert, recognized by Microsoft as a Directory Services Most Valuable Professional for his expertise and contribution to the technical community. You can find Guy's blog posts at the Microsoft blog post community and a variety of IT sites.Guy Teverovsky
Matan have been deeply involved with Microsoft technologies for the last 9 years. His career began as a software engineer in the Israel Defense Force. From there he held several senior level technical development and management positions in the Israeli Prime Minister's office. In his last position Matan was in charge of the development of the organizational identity management platform with over 20 developers under his direct management.Matan Liberman
Prior to joining Semperis, Sharon was the head of the Microsoft business unit within a leading integration company (SQLink Group) responsible for the design architecture, implementation and administration of enterprise infrastructure. In his previous positions, Sharon was a Microsoft Technologies Team Leader at an IDF elite unit and a technical project manager at Team Computers. Sharon holds a BA in Business Administration and Management from MLA, manages the Infrastructure User Group at Microsoft and owns and operates an IT blog called 'IT in a box' in addition to blogging at the Microsoft TechNet blog.Sharon Abarbanel
lead software engineer
Dan has more than 20 years of experience in the software field. In his previous positions Dan served as a research fellow at the IBM software and hardware (VLSI) team prior to joining Microsoft. During his time at Microsoft Dan held several positions developing security solutions (ISA, NAP), server side and infrastructure (Windows server division) as a senior software development engineer. Dan holds a Master's Degree in Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute Bucharest Romania.Dan Croitoru
Director of Marketing
Meytal brings to Semperis over six years of experience in technology B2B marketing, event management, and demand generation. Meytal comes with a background in high-growth business marketing for companies such as Kaltura, and is a graduate of Tel Aviv University (B.Sc.) and Cornell University (M.B.A.) with a focus in marketing and entrepreneurship.Meytal Burstein
VP Business Development
David is an accomplished fifteen plus year Business Development and Sales executive who is well versed in both “start-up” and large company development. David’s experience includes initial go to market plans, team building, product launches, sales and operations. David has helped build several successful start-ups including Softricity which was later acquired by Microsoft. Following the acquisition David joined Microsoft and held positions in sales and partner management. In his spare time David is a mentor at the Microsoft Accelerator and is focused on assisting companies “getting going” with US based sales and partnerships.David Lieberman
Board and Advisory
Dr. Shaula Alexander Yemini
Until 2007, Shaula was a Vice President at EMC. She joined EMC in 2005 with the acquisition of SMARTS (System Management Arts), a developer of network and system management software that she founded and led as CEO from inception. SMARTS counted among its customers the leading global telecoms, global banks, and multi-national enterprises, as well as thousands of others Shaula was named as 1 of 10 Leaders Among Leaders in Information Technology by Information Week Magazine, and selected as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Her company SMARTS was an INC 500 company, a Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 company, and won other prestigious awards. Prior to founding SMARTS, Shaula was the Senior Manager for Distributed Systems Software Technology at IBM s T.J. Watson Research Center, where she received an IBM Outstanding Innovation Award for Optimistic Recovery for Fault Tolerant Distributed Systems, and with her group developed the first middleware to span open and legacy systems. Earlier, she was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at NYU's Courant Institute. Shaula has a PhD in Computer Science from UCLA, an MSc in Applied Mathematics and a BSc in Mathematics and Physics, both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Noga Kap brings over 25 years' experience in the global and Israeli technology arena. After 11 years as MD Europe in SunGard, a global software company, she joined Walden Israel, a leading venture capital, as General Partner. For 8 years she led with her partners hundreds of due diligence processes, was instrumental in the Company Page 2 Partner. For 8 years she led with her partners hundreds of due diligence processes, was instrumental in the investments, and sat in the boards. In 2008 she joined BRM as MD and was responsible for high tech investments in the group. After about 4 years she left and since has been working with many start ups and investment bodies as a mentor, investor, and strategic consultant. Noga holds her MBA from Bellvue University in Washington and her BA in Economics and Psychology from Tel Aviv University
Michel Abadi is a director of investments at Maverick ventures Israel. Michel was the Global Head of Product Development at Gems from 2003 until early 2014, after having opened their São Paulo offices in 2001. From 1995 up to 1999, Michel was a portfolio manager for local and off-shore Brazilian hedge funds totaling US$ 1.5 Billion at Banco Patrimonio, a Salomon Brothers joint-venture in Brazil. In 1999 Chase Manhattan Bank bought Banco Patrimonio and Michel stayed with Chase as head of products for the Local Private Bank, including after the merger with JP Morgan in 2000. In this function Michel was responsible for the designing, structuring and implementation of local fund of hedge funds worth US$ 1 Billion, as well as for an advisory desk for local markets, trading currencies and creating structured trades. Michel holds a Production Engineering degree from the University of Sao Paulo, and a Master of Business Administration conferred jointly by Kellogg School of Management and Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration
Joshua Bakola is a 25 years veteran in the information technology industry in Israel and globally. Joshua brings a strong understanding and experience of the large global Corporations. In 2014 after 8 years as HP Israel MD he retired to become a private investor and strategic consultant with emphasis on the Israeli Hi-tech industry. Prior to his tenure in HP, Joshua worked at IBM for 16 years and held various positions in Israel and in Europe. In the late 90's he was part of a team that led the investments of IBM in the Israeli VC's and founded a special group to work with the growing hi-tech industry. Later on in 2001 he turned this small group into the GTU (IBM Global Technology Unit) to capture for IBM the Israel high-tech opportunity and make it global. In 2008 he developed in HP the same concept under the name ITD (International Technology District) to better associate HP with the Israeli startups. In 2002 he was deeply involved in the acquisition and integration on PWCC with IBM Global Services in Europe and acquired extensive experience in M&A processes that later on became even deeper at HP with the integrations of Mercury Interactive, EDS, 3COM and NUR Macroprinters.
Joshua holds an MBA and a BA in Economics and business management (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University
Joshua holds an MBA and a BA in Economics and business management (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University
Moshe Lichtman brings 30 years of product and leadership experience in the global high tech industry. In 2011 he retired from Microsoft where he was Corporate VP responsible for several of its consumer businesses. As head of MSN s international business in the late 90 s, Moshe was responsible for quadrupling the business to become the #1 network in Europe, Canada, Australia and many other international markets. Under Moshe s leadership in the early 2000 s, Microsoft s TV business became the leading provider of IPTV platforms to telecom operators globally. Upon returning to Israel in 2006, as President of Microsoft s R&D center in Israel, Moshe was responsible for turning the Israel operation into one of the three largest strategic innovation hubs outside the US. Mr. Lichtman was also among the leaders of the Windows 95 team and President of Softimage, a leader in media creation software. Prior to Microsoft, Mr. Lichtman held software development and management positions in several high-tech startups. Mr. Lichtman is the co-author of the best-selling book The complete guide to the C language and holds a BSc Cum Laude in Computer Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School. In 2009 Mr. Lichtman was selected Top High Tech CEO of a large multinational company in Israel by the Israel Management Institute.
Sean Deuby is an identity architect for Edgile, Inc., where he focuses on enterprise cloud identity and Active Directory solutions. Previously, Sean covered identity topics in his role as Technical Director and analyst for Windows IT Pro, where he has over 250 published articles. Sean has spent many years in enterprise IT organizations; he was the design engineer of the IT directory services team for Intel Corporation, and one of the original architects of the company’s corporate Active Directory. Sean was also technical lead and a principal architect of Texas Instruments' original worldwide enterprise Windows NT network. A veteran public speaker, Sean has presented sessions from TechEd to Cloud Identity Summit. He has been awarded directory services Most Valuable Professional status by Microsoft every year since 2004