Insights from building successful Israeli companies in NYC
Speaker: Amir Orad, Sisense CEO, serial entrepreneur
About the speaker:
Amir Orad is a successful CEO, entrepreneur and an Analytics and cyber security thought leader. With focus on building and scaling companies, Amir has led startups to become industry leaders with hundreds of millions in revenue and numerous M&As. He is currently the CEO of Sisense, a market leader in simplifying Business Analytics for complex data with over a thousand clients using its service in just five years.
Prior to Sisense Orad was the CEO of Actimize the financial and cyber crime analytics software leader monitoring billions of transactions at the world’s top institutions. Orad led the company’s business functions since it was a $30M business to a $200M run rate, first as EVP and later as President and CEO.
Prior to Actimize, Orad was co-founder and EVP Product of Cyota a cyber-security cloud company protecting over 100 million online users, acquired by RSA Security for $145M. Following the acquisition, he was VP Marketing at RSA.
As an industry pioneer, he is a thought leader in the application of big data and analytics in the FinTech and Cyber Security domains and often quoted in publications such as Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Washington Post, CNBC, BBC etc. He lives in New York and earned his MBA at Columbia University and B.Sc in Computer Science and Management at Tel Aviv University