Snyk Appoints Adi Sharabani as new Chief Technology Officer

Snyk, the developer security platform, recently announced that it has appointed Adi Sharabani as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Adi will be responsible for setting the company’s short and long-term vision to evolve Snyk’s developer security platform, as well as overseeing Snyk Labs, where the ideas to fuel future innovation are born and incubated. Adi will collaborate directly with customers, working closely with them to anticipate what’s next and to ensure Snyk is continuously staying one step ahead of emerging industry needs.

Commenting on the appointment, Peter McKay, Snyk’s CEO, said: “Adi has consistently been a strong advocate for Snyk’s developer security approach as well as further DevSecOps adoption industry-wide. I cannot imagine anyone more well-suited to take on the challenges associated with the Snyk CTO role than Adi. I know that both his natural disposition and deep expertise as a cybersecurity leader and practitioner will prove invaluable in this next pivotal chapter of the Snyk story.”

Before joining Snyk, Adi was a general manager at Symantec (acquired by Broadcom) running its Endpoint Solutions business including its EPP/SEP, EDR, MTD, EPM and, IOT product lines. Adi joined Symantec via the acquisition of Skycure, the Mobile Threat Defense company, which he co-founded in 2012. As CEO of Skycure, Adi’s pioneering efforts and thought leadership helped define the mobile threat defense industry.

Prior to founding Skycure, Adi led Security Strategy and Architecture for IBM software products. He came to IBM through the acquisition of Watchfire, an application security company, where he built and led its security and research groups. Committed to cyber security education, and in parallel to his work in the industry, Adi has been a teacher and education advisor, playing a key role in the vision and implementation of the cyber defense curriculum for Israeli high school students.