Elgamal joins Evolution, expanding our team, capital base and access to the best cybersecurity software companies as investment opportunities grow.
New York, January 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Evolution Equity Partners, a leader in cybersecurity venture capital, today announced that Taha Elgamal Joined as a general partner. Taher has been his partner in ventures at Evolution since 2016, and he joined the company after ten years as CTO of Security at Salesforce. He joins his team of 20 investment professionals with six general partners focused on investing in best-of-breed cybersecurity companies.
“enough billion dollars Evolution is expanding our capital base, team and access to the best cybersecurity software companies as investment opportunities grow. ” Richard Seewaldfounder and managing partner of Evolution Equity Partners. Seewald continues: Taha Elgamal Those who have already had a significant impact on the development of our investment platform. Taher brings a unique background and array of experiences that have made him a well-established investor in this space. His extraordinary ability to identify and work with ground-breaking cybersecurity entrepreneurs to build leaders in this mission-critical field is a huge advantage for the company. “
Taher was elected to the National Association of Engineering in 2022, won the 2019 Marconi Prize, received the RSA Conference 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award, and is recognized as the “Father of SSL,” the Secure Sockets Layer Internet security standard. increase. Throughout his career, Taher has been chief of Netscape Communications, his scientist, founder and CEO of Securify, and now he is part of McAfee, member of the RSA Board of Directors, CTO, Salesforce Security, and other leading cybersecurity and technology companies. founded and led. role in the industry.
Taha Elgamalsaid General Partner of Evolution Equity Partners “I am delighted to join this incredible team at Evolution Equity Partners and continue our work in building the company and expanding our portfolio of leading cybersecurity companies. This role brings years of experience to this important role.” It gives us a great opportunity to continue contributing to the industry.The cybersecurity segment is more important than ever and we are excited to be working with the best in the industry.”
About Evolution Equity Partners
Evolution Equity Partners new york city With offices in Palo Alto, London and Zurich, we invest in fast-growing technology companies and help great entrepreneurs build market-leading companies.The company was founded by Richard Seewald When Denise Smith With a focus on cybersecurity and adjacent markets, its partners have been involved as founders, investors and senior executives in leading software companies around the world. Learn more at www.evolutionequity.com and follow us on LinkedIn. twitter.
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