Yaki Faitelson is co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Varonis Systems (Nasdaq:VRNS), a leading provider of software that protects data from insider threats and cyberattacks. Faitelson and co-founder Ohad Korkus founded Varonis, conceived and architected the Metadata Framework technology that now serves as the foundation for a range of solutions, and are creators of several patents for permissions virtualization, simulation, and data analysis. Prior to Varonis, Faitelson held leadership positions in the professional services and systems integration divisions of NetVision and NetApp. With 2015 revenues of $127 million, Varonis has approximately 4,350 customers worldwide.
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