President and CEO
In 2008, Shlomo Kramer was named CEO of the year by SC Magazine. In 2006, Kramer was selected by Network World magazine as one of 20 luminaries who changed the network industry.
Prior to founding Imperva, Kramer co-founded Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. in 1993. At Check Point, he served in various executive roles through 1998 and as a member of the board of directors through 2003. While at Check Point, Kramer played a key role in defining and creating several category-defining products and solutions, including FireWall-1, VPN-1, FloodGate-1, Check Point's OPSEC alliance, and Check Point's security appliance program.
Kramer has participated as an early investor and board member in a number of security and enterprise software companies including Palo Alto Networks, Trusteer, Confidela, Worklight, Incapsula and SumoLogic. Kramer received a Masters degree in Computer Science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.
As CFO of Imperva, Terry Schmid is responsible for finance, accounting, HR and facilities functions. He brings more than 20 years of financial leadership to the company, including CFO roles in both public and private companies. His private company experience includes both venture backed and private equity owned enterprises. Prior to joining Imperva, Schmid was CFO at Coremetrics which was acquired by IBM. Prior to Coremetrics, Terry was the EVP and CFO at Enterasys Networks. Schmid's earlier experience includes CFO at ONI Systems, Turnstone Systems and The 3DO Company as well as financial and consulting positions with Electronic Arts, Sun Microsystems and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). He holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BA in Economics from the University of San Francisco.
Amichai Shulman is Co-Founder and CTO of Imperva, where he heads the Application Defense Center (ADC), Imperva's internationally recognized research organization focused on security and compliance. Shulman regularly lectures at trade conferences and delivers monthly eSeminars. The press draws on Shulman's expertise to comment on breaking news, including security breaches, mitigation techniques, and related technologies. Under his direction, the ADC has been credited with the discovery of serious vulnerabilities in commercial Web application and database products, including Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft. Shulman has appeared on CNN, in the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, BBC and Sydney Morning Herald. Prior to Imperva, Shulman was founder and CTO of Edvice Security Services Ltd., a consulting group that provided application and database security services to major financial institutions, including Web and database penetration testing and security strategy, design and implementation. Shulman served in the Israel Defense Forces, where he led a team that identified new computer attack and defense techniques. He has B.Sc and Masters Degrees in Computer Science from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
VP, Human Resources
Paula Ewanich brings more than 12 years of experience in leadership development, executive recruitment, multicultural team building, and organization development. She joins Imperva from Netlogic Microsystems where she was Vice President Human Resources overseeing all critical HR functions. Prior to NetLogic, Ewanich was Vice President of Human Resources at Genesis. She also served as Director of Human Resources for Cortina Systems, Pixim, Inc., and MediaQ, Inc. She holds a BS in Business Administration from San Jose State University and is a member of both the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA).
SVP, WW Business Operations
As Sr. Vice President of Worldwide Business Operations, Jason Forget creates and implements overall sales strategies and processes, including direct management of Imperva's SMB and inside sales organizations. He also manages Imperva's worldwide client services organizations; as well as the operations teams. Forget joined Imperva in 2006 from IMlogic, Inc. (acquired by Symantec) where he was Director of Sales Operations. At IMlogic, Forget created and managed the SMB sales organization. Prior to IMlogic, Forget was Director of Worldwide Sales Operations at Netegrity (acquired by Computer Associates) where he developed the global sales operation process and reporting methodology. Prior to Netegrity, Forget held finance positions at P&G and John Hancock Financial Services. Forget earned an MBA in finance from Bentley and a BS in finance and marketing from Northeastern University.
SVP, WW Marketing
A 17-year veteran of the information security industry, Mark Kraynak is responsible for Imperva’s marketing, product management and corporate strategy. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Imperva’s majority owned subsidiary, Incapsula. Prior to Imperva, he led product marketing at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., and held a position in marketing at CacheFlow (now BlueCoat Systems). Earlier in his career, he provided technology architecture consulting for Fortune 500 clients with Ernst & Young's Center for Technology Enablement. Kraynak holds a BSC in Electrical Engineering and English from Duke University, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Literature from American University.
Trâm T. Phi
SVP, General Counsel
Trâm Phi serves as Imperva’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. She previously served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of ArcSight, Inc., a provider of enterprise threat and risk management solutions, from January 2006 to August 2011. From September 2002 to May 2005, Phi served in various positions at InVision Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of explosives detection systems, including the position of Senior Vice President and General Counsel, prior to and following the acquisition of InVision by General Electric Company in December 2004. From 1995 to September 2002, she was an associate at Fenwick & West LLP, a high technology law firm. Phi holds a B.A. in political science from San Jose State University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.
SVP, WW Sales
Ralph Pisani has more than 16 years of experience in sales, sales management, and channel and business development. Pisani joined Imperva in 2008 as VP of Sales, East Region and quickly became VP of Sales for the Americas. Prior to Imperva, he was Vice President WW of OEM Sales at CipherTrust, Inc. He was also responsible for partnerships with AT&T, BlueCoat, Cisco, F5, Johnson & Johnson, and McAfee. In addition Pisani's career includes global alliance and sales roles with Sophos, Inc., HR Logic, Inc., EMDS Consulting, Inc., and Resume-Link, Inc. Pisani earned a BA in Business from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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Yaniv Shaya brings to his role as Senior Vice President of Engineering at Imperva more than 15 years of experience in software development management, product definition, team leadership and project management. Shaya joins Imperva from HP Software/Mercury where he was Director, research and development of the Performance Testing and Change Control product lines. Prior to his work at HP Software he was VP R&D at Orsus Solutions. Shaya had served in the Intelligence Technology unit of the Israel Defense Forces as an officer and system engineer. He earned an MBA, Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.