Tami Bronner joined Vertex Ventures IL in early 2019, working closely with portfolio companies. Tami has over 20 years of experience in software development as well as product and project management. Prior to joining Vertex, Tami was the VP of Product Management at Varonis for nine years (2010-2019) from its days as a startup to a Nasdaq IPOd company, leading the strategic planning and development of Varonis' products and services. Previously, Tami led product management, analysis, and user experience for large and medium enterprises, established a mobile platform startup, and managed big data and cyber projects for the Israel Defense Forces.
"Mentoring others is a privilege. I get to be with amazing people who share my love and passion for products, technology, and growth. There's always so much more to learn - new perspectives and frameworks to consider, new technologies and methodologies to stay on top of, latest industry trends, competitors, and partners to evaluate. I believe that it is always better to do it together."
Bridget has 20+ years of go-to-market experience with a proven record of success building and leading both enterprise and high-velocity sales organizations for start-up, early stage, and high-growth SaaS and PaaS technology companies—achieving double- and triple-digit growth in revenues and customer retention. Often asked to present at sales and leadership events, she is recognized for her expertise in sales acceleration and scale - building sustainable, repeatable and successful go-to-market engines. Bridget is currently the Global VP of Sales, Customer success and Technical Services for Tidelift, a remote-first company in the managed open source space.
“Having benefited in my career from great mentors, it is a privilege to participate in Axonius’ mentorship program. I look forward to the things we’ll both learn along the journey.”
Leandra has over 25 years of sales and leadership experience working in both direct and indirect selling models for hardware, software and services companies including Twilio, SendGrid and EMC. She has a proven track record of leading field, inside sales and renewal organizations through rapid growth to deliver outstanding results in both domestic and international markets. In a prior role, she directed a sales team of several hundred employees and maintained responsibility for over $500 million in annual revenue.
"Mentoring new sales leaders is a passion which begins by developing a trusted relationship where I can be their sounding board, cheerleader and most of all provide suggestions that can assist them with their career growth both personally and professionally."
Senior Engineering Manager in Snyk, empowering enterprises to develop fast while staying secure.
"I decided to join the program because throughout my career I had (and still have) mentors, from who I learned a lot, so I'm paying it forward."LinkedIn
Allison leads Flywire’s global marketing strategy, with a focus on amplifying the company’s brand, and scaling its performance in marketing, global communications and sales enablement efforts. She has over 15 years of marketing experience, including seven years at Rapid7. There, she focused on building and optimizing the company’s growth by building and scaling demand generation, technology and analytics, and building strong teams. Previously, she worked at Forrester in several digital and field-based roles that included establishing the research firm’s international corporate marketing function in Europe and driving its online localization strategy. Allison holds a Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing from Emerson College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
"Having mentors has been a large part of my own career journey - being fortunate to have people to lean on for advice, coaching and guidance. I believe it is a major driver in success, so I jumped at the opportunity to do the same for others, by joining the Axonius Mentor Program to mentor marketing executives on the next phases of growth in their careers."
Ravi leads the team of product, customer and partner marketers that bring Snyk’s developer-focused application security tools to market through direct, product-led, and partner-supported channels. A graduate of Connecticut College and the National Theater Institute, Ravi holds a bachelor’s degree in theater, and has been playing the role of a technology product management, marketing and sales leader for almost 30 years. Prior to Snyk, he worked at market-defining companies including Avid, Akamai and Everbridge to help them build their products, tell their stories, and delight their customers.
"For years, I have mentored very talented people across several different roles, and every time I find I learn as much as I teach. I enjoy sharing the experience that I have collected over the course of my career, and spending time discussing challenges and solutions with bright younger minds brings new perspectives and approaches to me as well."
Julie Parrish has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the technology sector. As Chief Operating Officer for RedSeal, she oversees all go-to-market functions for the company including sales, technical support, professional services, operations and marketing. Prior to joining RedSeal, Julie held CMO roles at both Check Point Software and NetApp, where she oversaw all aspects of marketing, including product, field, brand, digital, events, and both public and analyst relations. Her track record includes leadership positions at Symantec, Veritas, Nokia Internet (now Check Point Software), 3Com and Hewlett-Packard. Julie has a bachelor’s degree in Decision and Information Sciences from Santa Clara University.
"Being an advisor gives me an opportunity to gain new perspectives, engage with talented individuals and participate in the success of someone else’s career or company rather than my own."
Matthew Schoenfeld is a 20 year Sales and Sales Leadership veteran. He has held Sr. Leadership roles at companies like VMware, FireEye and multiple VC backed companies who have had successful exits. Matthew's last operational role was running the ~$500m/350person Americas business at FireEye/Mandiant. Currently, Matthew is an EIR for Greylock Partners where he spends most of his time assessing and assisting with key GTM functions across a large, diverse portfolio; with a specific focus on Sales process/discipline, differentiated messaging and value selling. Matthew is also a coach, speaker and mentor to up and coming Sales leaders who wish to learn how to delineate themselves from the rest of the pack. Matthew holds multiple Board and advisor seats.
"Being able to offer the leadership/executive team 'outside in' guidance that ultimately helps change the trajectory of the company is very rewarding."
Rachel Spatz is the VP of Global Marketing at NinjaRMM where she has scaled the marketing team from 2 to 18 across demand generation, product marketing, sales operations, performance marketing, content, community, and media relations. At Ninja, Rachel is responsible for defining and executing on the global go-to-market strategy, building the Ninja brand, keeping customers happy & engaged, and directly sourcing 85% of net new revenue. Rachel is a spirited, results-driven marketing leader with 10+ years of demand generation and revenue ops experience at high-growth, early stage IT & cybersecurity SaaS companies. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys exploring San Francisco’s hills and beaches with her Great Dane rescue, Dizzie.
"I’ve been fortunate to have a handful of impactful mentors throughout my career. Each with their own unique style or methodology. They’ve taught me about the importance of sales and marketing alignment, how to build efficient teams, where to focus my time, and so much more. As I continue to learn from the mentors in my life, it’s gratifying to pass along some of my own learnings and advice to mentees who are on a similar career path."
Security Strategist, Innovator, and Advisor, Joel Yonts is a seasoned security executive with a passion for information security research. He has over 20 years of diverse Information Technology experience with an emphasis in Cybersecurity. Yonts is also an accomplished speaker, writer, and software developer with research interests in the areas of enterprise security, digital forensics, artificial intelligence, and robotic & IoT systems.
Specialties: Executive Leadership, Security Strategy, Application Security, Incident Response, Malware Research
"The spirit of innovation is infectious, at Axonius. The focus of delivering a fresh and innovation approach to identifying the fundamental building blocks of security is transforming this space. Being a strategist for the Axonius team is about more than a product, to me but rather is about delivering a capability that improves the general cybersecurity landscape."