Anjuna is changing how the world secures applications and data.

We have gathered some of the brightest minds in cryptography, security and processor technologies to deliver foundational innovation. We enable any application to establish trust and securely run in any location, whether in the public cloud or on-premises.



Ayal Yogev

CEO and Co-founder

Ayal has 20 years of experience in the enterprise security market and was most recently the VP of Product Management at SafeBreach. Prior to joining SafeBreach, Ayal led the Umbrella product management team at OpenDNS, which was acquired by Cisco on 2015 for $635M. Ayal has also held senior product management positions at Lookout and Imperva and was part of Imperva's IPO in 2011.

Ayal holds an MBA with honors from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and a B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University.


Yan Michalevsky

CTO and Co-founder

Yan graduated with a Ph.D. from Stanford University, where his research focused on applied security and privacy, advised by Professor Dan Boneh. Formerly, he was an engineering team-lead, and a software engineer at several companies, accumulating over 15 years of industry experience.

Yan holds a B.Sc with honors in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, and an MS and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. His research was presented at academic conferences such as Usenix Security and MobiCom, as well as practitioner-oriented security conferences such as BlackHat and RSA Conference, and was covered by popular media outlets including the BBC, Wired, Engadget, and KQED TV.



Prof. Dan Boneh

Dr. Boneh is a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University where he heads the applied cryptography group and co-directs the computer security lab. Dr. Boneh's research focuses on applications of cryptography to computer security. His work includes cryptosystems with novel properties, web security, cryptography for blockchains, and cryptanalysis. He is the author of over a 150 publications in the field and is a recipient of the 2014 ACM prize, the 2013 Godel prize, the RSA award in mathematics, and six best paper awards. In 2016 Dr. Boneh was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

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Dan Petrozzo

Dan is a Venture Partner at Oak HC/FT. He brings two decades of experience in capital markets and asset management with a focus on infrastructure and tech. Dan was Senior Vice President at Intralinks, responsible for customer success and technology operations. He joined Intralinks from Verilume, a cloud computing company he co-founded and sold to Intralinks. He is a former Partner and Global Head of Technology for investment management at Goldman Sachs. He was Chief Information Officer at Fidelity Investments, Co-Chief Information Officer at Morgan Stanley and Global Head of Equity Prime Services Technology at Deutsche Bank AG. Dan is a Board Member for Pagaya and a Board Observer for NextCapital. He holds a BA degree from Moravian College and a law degree from Seton Hall University Law School.

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Prof. Chia-Che Tsai

Chia-Che Tsai is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University. In 2018, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the RISELab of UC Berkeley and obtained Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in 2017. His research interests include operating system design, trusted execution, and cloud computing. He is also the main developer of the Graphene library OS, an open-source project for isolating Linux applications on Intel SGX and non-POSIX platforms. He has published in many conferences, including SOSP, Eurosys, CCS, and USENIX ATC.


Davi Ottenheimer

Davi Ottenheimer served as head of security across multiple industries including data storage and management vendors (EMC, MongoDB, Yahoo!), one of the world’s largest investment fund managers (BGI), an international retailer/wholesaler (West Marine), and higher education and aerospace (UCSC, UARC, UIowa). Davi is an expert in regulations and compliance and served as Board Member for the Payment Card Industry Security Alliance and the Silicon Valley chapters of ISACA and OWASP.