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Management Team

The Skybox Security Management team is filled with seasoned executive with proven track records. They have proven track records in building successful companies, developing  new technologies, and bringing innovative solutions to the global marketplace.

Gidi Cohen, Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Gidi Cohen, Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Gidi Cohen co-founded Skybox in 2002 and has guided the company’s vision and development as the leader in cyber security solutions for risk and compliance management. He is a popular speaker at industry conferences, demonstrating how Skybox solutions use risk modeling, network analysis, and attack simulation as practical cyber security tools to predict and prevent potential cyber threats. Cohen holds Bachelors of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Sciences and Mathematics from Tel Aviv University.

Michelle Johnson Cobb, Vice President, Worldwide Marketing

Michelle Johnson Cobb, Vice President, Worldwide Marketing

Michelle Johnson Cobb is a technology marketing leader with a passion for driving success for emerging products. Prior to working at Skybox Security, Michelle held executive marketing roles in computer security, networking, and enterprise software companies, including Asempra Technologies, McAfee, Tumbleweed Communications, and several startups. Cobb received her MBA with high distinction from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science also from the University of Michigan.

Paul Farr, Vice President, Business Development

Paul Farr, Vice President, Business Development

Paul Farr, Vice President of Business Development, specializes in implementing predictable corporate growth through strategic sales and development partnerships. He brings more than 25 years of experience spanning executive leadership roles in the marketing, sales, and engineering organizations for high technology firms including BMC Software, Netformx, Identify Software, Network Associates, Network General, and AIM Technology. Farr has served on the boards of Netformx and Mainsoft/Harmon.ie. He holds a BSE in Computer Science from Michigan State University.

Stewart Fox, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Stewart Fox, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Stewart Fox, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, brings to Skybox more than 20 years of technology sales experience in building and motivating sales teams, driving revenue and building strong relationships with both partners and customers.  He has had repeated success in the worldwide development and expansion of both enterprise and government sales through direct and indirect channels.  Prior to Skybox, Fox led the sales team to two years of explosive growth at IronKey, a leader in authentication, encryption and identity management.  He has held executive sales leadership roles at both private and public companies including AirMagnet, Network Associates, Network General, and SCO.

Lior Barak, Chief Financial Officer

Lior Barak, Chief Financial Officer

Lior Barak is a financial executive with more than 13 years of experience in global financial management, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and business operations. At Skybox Security, Barak is responsible for finance, legal, and HR administration. Prior to Skybox, he served as VP of Finance for PureWave Networks and for Alvarion, Inc. Barak holds a BA in Economics from The Hebrew University and an MBA in Finance from the New York Institute of Technology.

Moshe Raab, Vice President, Research and Development

Moshe Raab, Vice President, Research and Development

Moshe Raab has more than 20 years of experience in software development, and he is a key component of the Skybox innovative spirit. Raab joined Skybox in 2003 as Director of Product Management. Prior to joining Skybox Security, he led R&D at Guardium, an IBM company and also managed software projects at Log-on Software. Raab holds both a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University in Israel. 

Ravid Circus, Vice President, Professional Services

Ravid Circus, Vice President, Professional Services

Ravid Circus has more than 11 years of experience in the IT security and risk assessment industry. As Vice President of Professional Services at Skybox, Circus is in a pivotal role for Skybox with his leadership of the Professional Services group. He has helped to develop and deploy automated change management processes in major corporations all over the world. Prior to Skybox Security, he worked for Comsec as an information security consultant. He received both his MBA and BSc in Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

Justin Coker, Vice President, Sales EMEA

Justin Coker, Vice President, Sales EMEA

Responsible for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russian markets, Justin has 22 years of software sales and management experience with the last 16 years spent in IT security management. Prior to joining Skybox Security in 2005, he managed Symantec's UK & Ireland retail finance team. Justin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Studies from Manchester University and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Avi Corfas, Vice President, Asia-Pacific and Latin America

Avi Corfas, Vice President, Asia-Pacific and Latin America

Responsible for Asia-Pacific and Latin America markets, Avi Corfas has more than 30 years of software sales and management experience. Prior to joining Skybox Security, Corfas was Executive Vice President (Europe, Middle East & Africa) at @stake, a leading information security consulting company. Corfas is a former chairman of EEMA, the European association for e-identity and security. Corfas holds an EMBA degree from France's Haute École de Commerce.

Skybox Security's Vice President North American Sales, Gary Fischer

Gary Fischer, Vice President North American Sales

Responsible for sales in North America, Gary Fischer has more than 20 years of sales and management experience in the security software vertical. Prior to joining Skybox Security in 2011, Gary held senior sales and management positions at IBM, Intellitactics, iDefense, Spearhead, and CyberGuard. Fischer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Trinity College .