About Kovrr

Kovrr financially quantifies cyber risk on demand.
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Meet the team

Kovrr is led by a team of (re)insurance professionals, cyber intelligence experts, catastrophe modelers, and experienced software developers.

Yakir Golan

Chief Executive Officer
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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Yakir Golan

Shalom Bublil

Chief Product Officer
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Shalom is chief product officer at Kovrr and a cyber data science expert. Throughout his career, Shalom has acquired unique expertise in cyber intelligence, threat modeling, risk modeling, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Shalom joined an elite Israeli intelligence unit and served for four years specializing in cyber. Following his military service, he joined Lacoon Mobile Security where he led the threat intelligence and threat modeling initiatives.

In his last position before founding Kovrr, he led cyber threat intelligence and modeling efforts at Deep Instinct, developing a commercial detection engine product from scratch based on advanced artificial intelligence technology. Shalom holds a B.A. from the Open University of Israel.

Shalom Bublil

Avi Bashan

Chief Technology
Officer
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Avi is CTO at Kovrr and leads engineering and research efforts. He started his career in an elite Israeli intelligence technology unit. Following his service, Avi advised Fortune500 companies on cybersecurity.

Following his consulting period, Avi led research and development efforts at Lacoon Mobile security focusing on discovering novel new attacks and building state of the art malware detection engines. Lacoon Mobile Security was acquired by Check Point.

Avi is a lecturer at Bar Ilan University's Business School and holds a B.Med.Sc from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Avi Bashan

Gil Hazaz

VP Sales, Enterprise Solution
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Gil is an experienced evangelist & Hands on Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of Delivering innovation.

Focusing on things that matter around Cyber Security, his huge passion is around developing the right glue between cutting edge technology & successful businesses.

Gil likes to constantly challenge the status quo, and has spent the last 21 Years holding Executive Sales, Marketing & Business Development positions, within the Israeli High-tech Cyber & Startup arenas.

 Gil Hazaz

Peter Dyson

Insurance Modeling Specialist
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Peter Dyson has worked in risk and capital modelling for over 12 years and has joined Kovrr in July 2021.

Peter joins us from his role as a senior manager at KPMG where he led insurance analytics projects and insurance modelling teams.

He has gained a wealth of experience through senior modelling roles in the insurance industry, tackling cyber, catastrophe modelling, exposure management and capital modelling.

His qualifications include a PhD in thermofluid modelling, and a passion for technology and analytics.
Peter Dyson

Amir Kessler

Director of Product Management
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Amir is a director of product management at Kovrr and a cyber data science expert. Throughout his career, Amir has acquired unique expertise in cyber intelligence, threat modeling, risk modeling, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Amir joined an elite Israeli intelligence unit and served for five years specializing in cyber. Following his military service, he joined Lacoon Mobile Security where he led the threat intelligence and threat modeling initiatives.

In his last position before joining Kovrr, he led cyber threat intelligence and modeling efforts at Check Point, developing a commercial detection engine product. Amir holds a B.Sc in computer science and cognitive science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Amir Kessler

Tom Boltman

VP Strategic Initiatives
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Tom Boltman is VP of Strategic Initiatives at Kovrr.

Prior to Kovrr Tom held senior leadership positions at a number of award-winning technology startups.

He also spent 5 years as a Producer at CNN International. He has an MA in Counter-Terrorism and a BA Hons. in International Relations.
Tom Boltman

Our Advisors

Philippe Vuilleumier

CISO Advisory Board
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Philippe Vuilleumier has been with Swisscom for over 15 years and was named Head of Group Security in 2015. From 2008 until 2011, he was Head of Network & IT Operations at Swisscom Switzerland before being appointed CEO of subsidiary Alphapay. Mr. Vuilleumier has also held executive roles at Zurich Insurance Group, Equant, and IBM. Philippe presently serves on the Board of Directors of Electrosuisse and is engaged in numerous organizations connected to physical security and cybersecurity.
Philippe Vuilleumier

Kevin McCarty

Advisory Board
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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Kevin McCarty

Gram Ludlow

CISO Hospitality Industry
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Gram Ludlow is a respected information security executive with over twenty years of security industry experience. Currently the SVP, Chief Information Security Officer for a global hospitality company, he has spent his career protecting some of the world's largest brands and networks. Gram specializes in building highly effective security programs and has held security leadership positions at Caterpillar, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, AGCO Corp and Flowers Foods. Gram is actively involved in advising and helping security startup and technologies companies, participating in several CISO advisory organizations and advisory boards.

Dax Craig

Advisory Board
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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Dax Craig

John Butler

Advisory Board
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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
John Butler

Hetul Patel

Advisory Board

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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Hetul Patel

Helen Gemmell

Advisory Board
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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Helen Gemmell

Visesh Gosrani

Advisory Board
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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Visesh Gosrani

David Clouston

Advisory Board
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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
David Clouston

David Hallstrom

Advisory Board

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Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management.

For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber risk management solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market.

Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
David Hallstrom

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