CYREN expands offices, appoints new execs

CYREN (NASDAQ: CYRN) has expanded its sales and support footprint with additions to its executive management team and a new enterprise sales office, the company said.

Mickey DiPietro joins CYREN as vice president of sales for North America. He most recently established a mid-market enterprise sales team at Zscaler, selling cloud security solutions to enterprise and SMB customers using a high velocity sales model. DiPietro previously built and managed similar capabilities for Postini and Google.

CYREN also opened a new office in Austin, Texas, a growing technology hub and a key area to attract top talent. DiPietro and his CYREN enterprise sales team are based in Austin.

CYREN also announced other new members of its executive management team in order to support the expansion. These new additions are in preparation for future growth, as demand for CYREN solutions continues to increase:

Tomer Egozi, vice president of sales, is an experienced executive with the ability to understand complex business and technology relationships. Egozi has been promoted from running EMEA sales to managing a global team of account managers focused on growing the company´s embedded security services business. Prior to joining CYREN in 2010, he served in various pre-sales and engineering roles at NICE Systems, Allot Communications and PwC. Egozi is based in CYREN´s Israel office.

Michael Tamir, vice president of global support services, leads CYREN´s fast-growing global support organization. With technical expertise in cloud security, Tamir´s team is responsible for global support, deployment and customer success. Prior to taking this role, he previously served as CYREN´s director of security solutions, director of technical services, and director of professional services over the past 13 years. Tamir is based in Toronto.

Eric Spindel, general counsel, leads all legal, regulatory, compliance and corporate governance functions for CYREN. Before joining the company, he served as a partner at Yigal Arnon & Co., one of Israel´s leading law firms.

CYREN (NASDAQ: CYRN) (TASE: CYRN) protects more than 600 million users against cyber attacks and data breaches through its cloud-based web, email, mobile and endpoint security solutions. CYREN´s global cloud security platform processes more than 17 billion daily transactions and uses zero-day protection technology to proactively block over 130 million threats each day.