About Kovrr

Kovrr’s cyber risk modeling platform delivers global (re)insurers transparent, data driven insights into their affirmative and non-affirmative cyber risk exposures. The Kovrr platform is designed to help underwriters, exposure managers 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.

Kurt Jackson

VP Sales, North America
Kurt is VP Sales, North America. Before joining Kovrr, Kurt led sales and go-to-market strategy for FRISS. He has served in a variety of different management roles related to sales and business development.

Kurt brings extensive experience from some of the most recognized technology and insurance companies such as GhostDraft, Pitney Bowes, and IBM.

While operating in these roles, Kurt has launched new business lines, started operations in new regions and delivered unprecedented growth.

Dr. Marco Lo Giudice

Head of Pricing Models Dev.
Marco is Head of Pricing Models Development. Prior to joining Kovrr, Dr Marco Lo Giudice worked in the catastrophe modeling and exposure management fields for thirteen years, where his most recent role was the Local Head of Pricing at Tokio Millennium Re, UK branch.

His responsibilities included scheduling, organization, and delivery of all pricing activities within the UK office and he managed a team across the CAT and actuarial departments.

Dr Lo Giudice holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Milan obtained while studying at the University of Bath.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Analyst

Modeling
Tel-Aviv
Kovrr is looking for an analyst to help us out with our analysis and threat intelligence tasks. The position's scope is to research, collect, and analyze technological and intelligence data to help our modeling team. We are looking for someone with a high level of analytic skills, ability to research and retrieve new information from the internet and make quick inferences from the data.

Qualifications

· Knowledge in cybersecurity.
· Basic python, and SQL - a must.
· 3 years of experience in cyber offensive projects.
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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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Flexible Work Environment
Managers that Support Career Growth
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