Tenable Appoints Ofer Ben-David as Chief Product Officer
February 5, 2019 · Columbia, MD
Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that it has appointed Ofer Ben-David as Chief Product Officer. In this role, Ben-David will lead Tenable’s global engineering and product management organizations to accelerate the delivery of the next phase of Cyber Exposure solutions for managing and measuring cybersecurity risk in the digital era.
“Ofer is one of the most respected and innovative engineering and product leaders in enterprise software, having built large scale cloud-based and on-premises solutions for some of Silicon Valley’s most iconic companies,” said Amit Yoran, chairman and CEO, Tenable. “He has the technology chops to go deep with researchers and engineers, combined with the high-level vision and proven leadership scaling global organizations. We are delighted to welcome him to Tenable.”
Ben-David joins Tenable from Elementum, where he led engineering, including product management, technical operations, IT, security and design. Prior to that role, Ben-David served as Executive Vice President of Products and Engineering at Jive Software, with responsibilities that spanned company strategy, product vision and execution. He has also held senior leadership positions at VMware, Hewlett-Packard and Mercury Interactive.
“Cybersecurity is one of the greatest threats facing our digital economy -- regardless of what industry you are in or where you are located. It’s a critical problem and one that Tenable is tackling head-on, with a pioneering Cyber Exposure platform and vision that are transforming how cybersecurity risk is managed and measured,” said Ben-David. “I am delighted to join the team and look forward to delivering new and innovative products and solutions for our customers.”
Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 27,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 25 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at www.tenable.com.
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