I am the Senior Vice President of Email Protection at Barracuda Networks, where I am the co-GM of Barracuda's fast growing $200M email security and archiving business. My team compromises about 100 engineers and product managers. I joined Barracuda via the acquisition of my startup, Sookasa, where I was the CEO and co-founder.
I completed my PhD at the Stanford University Computer Systems Lab, where I conducted research on distributed storage systems under Professors Mendel Rosenblum and Sachin Katti. My research was adopted in commercial storage systems of several companies, including Facebook, Tibco and Hortonworks.
I previously worked at Google Israel in the web search team and served as a team leader in the Israeli army. I obtained my PhD and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford and my BS in Computer and Software Engineering Cum Laude from the Technion. In addition, I am a recipient of SC Media's 2017 Rising Star Award, Stanford Graduate Fellowship and Sohnis Promising Scientist Award.
You can reach me at: asaf (dot) cidon (at) gmail (dot) com.