SAN MATEO, Calif. — May 25, 2021 — Dave Temkin joins Imperva, Inc., (@Imperva) the cybersecurity leader whose mission is to help organizations protect their data and all paths to it, as Senior Vice President of Infrastructure and Cloud Operations. Temkin is an industry veteran who previously built and scaled one of the world’s largest Content Delivery Network (CDN) for Netflix. As Imperva continues its rapid growth trajectory, Temkin will lead efforts to ensure the reliability, scalability, and uptime of the company’s global network delivering Edge (CDN, DDoS), Application (WAF, Advanced Bot Protection, API Security), and Data (Cloud Data Security) security solutions.
“Our mission at Imperva requires us to operate hyperscale infrastructure to power delivery and security for critical services across financial services, retail, telecommunications and other key industries,” says Pam Murphy, CEO, Imperva. “To support accelerated digital transformation efforts at our customers, we’re continuing to innovate in evolving our world-class capabilities while also investing in the availability, resiliency, and scalability of our global network. Dave is an industry pioneer and a world-renowned expert in operations, and we’re thrilled to have him lead one of the fastest growing teams at Imperva.”
At Netflix, Temkin was Vice President of Network Systems Infrastructure, where he assembled and led the team that built one of the world’s largest CDNs and global studio technical infrastructure including networking, systems and storage. His responsibilities also included complementary business operations such as provisioning and logistics that enabled Netflix to become the most scalable, high performing and reliable provider of streaming content in the world. This was accomplished by using a hybrid approach of owned infrastructure, public, and private cloud computing. Temkin also helped drive Netflix’s cloud migration by moving applications from legacy data centers to cloud infrastructure.
“Imperva has a reputation for being innovative, and providing a comprehensive Web Application and API Protection platform that delivers applications securely around the world. Few are as committed to addressing the needs of tomorrow for their customers,” says Temkin. “I am thrilled about building a global team, evolving our PoP infrastructure, and scaling our Cloud footprint to meet the surge in demand for edge and application capabilities in order to provide end user customers with a scalable, reliable and seamless user experience.”
Temkin is Co-Founder and current Board Member of Community IX and the New York Network Operators Group (NYNOG). He has held leadership roles with Citigroup, Telx (now Digital Realty), Bridgewater Associates, and Right Media, where he was responsible for leading the integration of their infrastructure into the Yahoo! network upon acquisition. He also serves as an Advisor to the Board of Directors of Catchpoint, and as an Advisor to DRIVENETS.
Imperva is the cybersecurity leader whose mission is to help organizations protect their data and all paths to it. Customers around the world trust Imperva to protect their applications, data and websites from cyber attacks. With an integrated approach combining edge, application security and data security, Imperva protects companies through all stages of their digital journey. Imperva Research Labs and our global intelligence community enable Imperva to stay ahead of the threat landscape and seamlessly integrate the latest security, privacy and compliance expertise into our solutions.
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