Yotam Segev is the co-founder and CEO of Cyera. Prior to Cyera, he — alongside co-founder Tamar Bar-Ilan — built and ran the cloud security division for the Israeli Defense Force's (IDF) elite Unit 8200 and served as a Senior Class Commander in the IDF's prestigious Talpiot Leadership Academy. During this time, Yotam gained firsthand experience leading teams and deploying cybersecurity technologies in the field. He also gained valuable insight to recognize the challenges involved in ensuring business stakeholders have access to critical, sensitive data in a secure manner, and the need to develop a solution. These insights inspired Segev and Bar-Ilan to found Cyera in 2021. As CEO, Yotam leads strategic direction and operations, and guides the company to develop technology and tools through customer-inspired innovation.