By: Mel Ochoa, Cison PR Web
Landmark Ventures, a global strategic and financial advisory firm that offers a unique combination of business development, influencer event programs, and global investment banking services, today announced that David Shefter has joined the firm as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Venture Partner to lead its Cyber Security Practice, as well as its investment strategy for an expanding portfolio of cyber security clients and opportunities.
David brings a wealth of knowledge around technology to Landmark Ventures, particularly on both the vendor side and buy side. He has successfully driven technical and business strategy at Ziften, substantial innovation at Citigroup, revenue growth at IBM, and expansion into new non-proprietary areas of innovation at DEC. In his career, David has personally generated more than $1.5 billion in sales and more than $500 million in venture capital, investment banking, and associated enterprise cost savings.
“David Shefter has deep experience evaluating emerging cyber security technology and advising large enterprises on their strategic security posture,” said Anthony Juliano, Chief Technology Officer and a General Partner at Landmark Ventures. “The rapidly evolving cyber security challenges facing companies are increasing in complexity. David brings true subject-matter expertise, extensive Fortune 500 CISO relationships, and an overall understanding of the threat ecosystem that enable him to act as an incredibly valuable advisor to Landmark Ventures’ clients.”
“I am passionate about the cyber security space since this area demands daily innovation to protect consumers and companies from hackers, threat actors, and nation states,” commented David Shefter, Chief Information Security Officer at Landmark Ventures. “To be able to provide access to innovative new companies and leaders for the next generation of cyber security, and to help those companies grow and mature, is part of my extensive background that I look forward to adding to Landmark Ventures.”