10 Cybersecurity Companies Making Moves: February 2023
We’re taking a look at the cybersecurity companies that launched products and partner program updates, raised major funding, announced acquisitions or made key executive changes in February.
Check Point Hires New Chief Product Officer
Cybersecurity giant Check Point announced Feb. 28 that it has hired Nataly Kremer (pictured), a longtime R&D leader at AT&T, as its new chief product officer and head of R&D. Meanwhile, longtime Check Point Chief Product Officer Dorit Dor has moved into the role of chief technology officer, and Rupal Hollenbeck has been promoted to president from her prior role as chief commercial officer.
Kremer had spent the prior 12 years with AT&T, where headed the company’s software and delivery group and served as general manager of its Israel R&D center. She “will oversee all product and technology units and use her proficiency in delivering network, security, and cloud technologies for large enterprises to meet customer needs,” Check Point said an a news release.
Dor has been with Check Point since 1995, having joined just a few years after its founding by CEO Gil Shwed. Hollenbeck joined Check Point as an executive in March 2022.
In the release, Shwed said that “the combination of strengthening our leadership team with highly accomplished leaders, the unmatched experience and expertise people like Dorit represent, and the organizational changes designed to leverage our capabilities, are crucial to our efforts in accelerating our technology and business performance.”