Yuval Ben Itzhak
Yuval is Chief Technology Officer at Outbrain. Yuval comes to Outbrain with more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and senior technical leader at innovative companies like Finjan, Intel and AVG Technologies. Prior to joining Outbrain in 2015, Yuval served as CTO at AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG) for more than 5 years. While there, he established AVG's leading position in the mobile security market, demonstrated by more than 100 million downloads of its mobile products and 200 million active users. Yuval was also a key member of the leadership team that took the company public in 2012. Prior to AVG, Yuval was CTO of the cybersecurity company Finjan, where he led six international groups. Yuval is a graduate of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and a holder of 11 U.S. patents. He is a frequent commentator in business news outlets and also speaks regularly on the future of mobile, security, privacy, consumer dynamics, and disruptive innovation.