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SEWORKS Expands Executive Team in Response to Growing Cybersecurity Protection Market Needs

January 29, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2019--SEWORKS, an innovator of offensive and defensive application security solutions, today announces the appointment of Yaniv Karta as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Charles Kenney as Senior Vice President of Global Sales at SEWORKS.

“In the face of advanced threat tactics that employ artificial intelligence, we anticipate a strong need for incorporating proactive and continuous security in product architecture to mitigate security risks,” says Min Pyo Hong, CEO and Founder, SEWORKS. “Yaniv and Charles are both extremely qualified in the area of cybersecurity and bring a breadth of experience. We are pleased to welcome them to the SEWORKS team to help build upon and expand the SEWORKS cybersecurity solutions, helping our customers pinpoint their security vulnerabilities and protect against attacks.”

As CTO, Karta will focus on honing the SEWORKS products and developing new app security technology. Karta has more than 20 years of experience as a strategic software engineering leader, spanning research and development areas that include simulation engines, artificial intelligence, communication protocols for large IT systems, and operating system internals. Karta has held leadership senior engineering and research roles at Zimperium, Samsung, Varonis, and Voltaire, along with other programmer and IT architect roles at various technology companies. Karta holds four granted and several provisional patents and has developed a machine learning engine optimized for mobile devices to recognize advanced mobile attacks.

Kenney will lead SEWORKS’ global sales organization to focus on the business expansion and brings more than 25 years of revenue-generating experience in both direct and indirect B2B technology sales. Before joining SEWORKS, Kenney was VP of Sales at CyberSaint Security. Previously, he has held sales management and channel sales roles at companies that were acquired by IBM Security, Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, Symantec, Verizon, and others.

SEWORKS is exhibiting at Mobile World Congress 2019, February 25 – 28, 2019, in Barcelona, Spain at the Fira Gran Via Conference Center. Attendees are invited to learn more about app security vulnerabilities and protection by visiting Hall 8.1, Stand 8.1I18. To make an appointment with Yaniv Karta, SEWORKS CTO, and Charles Kenney, SEWORKS Senior VP of Global Sales, please email contact@se.works.

About SEWORKS

Founded in 2013, SEWORKS offers both offensive and defensive security solutions for mobile and web apps that are cloud-powered, easy-to-use, and with zero-integration required. SEWORKS is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Seoul, South Korea. The company is backed by Qualcomm Ventures, Softbank Ventures Korea, Samsung Ventures, Smilegate Investment, and others. SEWORKS protects more than 280 apps around the world in the financial services, enterprise, gaming, healthcare, and other sectors.

Connect with SEWORKS

Blog: https://blog.se.works/ Website: https://se.works/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seworks/

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CONTACT: SEWORKS, Inc.

Sung Cho, 415-769-9509

VP, Growth and Strategy at SEWORKS

sungcho@se.works

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECURITY MOBILE/WIRELESS

SOURCE: SEWORKS, Inc.

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