About Kovrr

Kovrr’s cyber risk modeling platform delivers global enterprises and (re)insurers transparent data-driven insights into their cyber risk exposures. The Kovrr platform is designed to help CISOS, chief risk officers, underwriters, exposure managers, risk professionals and catastrophe modelers understand, financially quantify and manage cyber risk by utilizing AI-powered risk models.
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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
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.

Shalom Bublil

Chief Product Officer
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.

Avi Bashan

Chief Technology Officer
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.

Gil Hazaz

VP Sales, Enterprise Solution
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.

Peter Dyson

Insurance Modeling Specialist
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.

Philippe Vuilleumier

CISO Advisory Board
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.

John Butler

Advisory Board
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

Advisory Board
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

Advisory Board
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

Advisory Board
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

Advisory Board
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.

Lorenzo Sargenti

Advisory Board
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

Advisory Board
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

Advisory Board

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

Advisory Board

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 Bradford

Advisory Board
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.

Izhak Nakar

Chairman
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.

Osnat Segev-Harel

Advisory Board
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.

Available
positions

Join our fast-growing team of insurance, cyber and data science experts, who are on a mission to build the most advanced and accurate models to financially quantify cyber risk.

Sales Director United Kingdom

Sales
United Kingdom
We’re looking to hire an experienced and entrepreneurially minded sales leader to spearhead the company’s further expansion into the United Kingdom.If you’re a high performing sales leader with a proven track record in building successful sales teams from the ground up and are looking to join a hyper-innovative company at the forefront of the insurance revolution, then please apply below.

Qualifications

·  10 years+ experience selling (directly or via channels) to P&C insurance and reinsurance carriers.
·  Experience in working with non-US based start-ups and leading their G2M efforts in EMEA.
·  Experienced in on-boarding, training, building and managing a sales pipeline.
·  Experience in creating and managing commercial partnerships.
·  Ability to perform independently and collaboratively with remote teams.
·  Goal driven, self-motivated and disciplined.
·  Excellent written and presentation skills.
·  Enjoy presenting to large groups comprised of both technical and business people.
·  Have a growth mindset and the ability to adapt.
·  Organized and analytical.
·  Able to use creative approaches to eliminate business obstacles.
·  Happy to travel up to ~30% in the region and to our Tel Aviv headquarters once a quarter.

Nice to have

·  Experienced with selling catastrophe modeling software.
·  Cyber insurance knowledge.
·  Good understanding of cyber risk / cyber insurance market.
·  Working experience with Captives and ILS market.
·  BSc / BA Hons / MBA.
·  Marketing automation experience.
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