Tomer Gershoni

Chief Security Officer

Tomer Gershoni

Tomer brings more than two decades of information and cyber security experience to his role as Chief Security Officer at ZoomInfo.

Tomer holds a number of patents in the domain of privacy by design and information security risk management. He’s been published in and contributed to several information security-related academic papers. He’s also a Certified Information Security Manager.

He previously served as CISO and Head of Cyber Defense for the Israeli National Cyber Directorate (INCD), a government organization reporting directly to the prime minister, which is responsible for protecting the country’s companies and individuals from cyber attacks. As the INCD’s CISO, he was responsible for all cyber defense initiatives for both classified and unclassified operations. He also advised the organization on improving the country’s robustness for cyber security threats.

Prior to that, he served as the Chief Products Security Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) Software business unit and CISO for the company’s SaaS business. He was responsible for protecting an enterprise software products portfolio of more than 100 different product lines and SaaS services from cyber threats while providing trust and security assurances to its customers. 

Tomer also served as Senior Director and Head of Security Engineering and the Cyber Defense center at the cyber security products company, Imperva. In that role, he oversaw all product and SaaS operations security and also built and executed the company’s cyber threats program. 

Tomer is currently finalizing his Master’s in science thesis on information systems at the University of Haifa in Israel, where he’s researching the domain of empowerment of security into information technology engineering roles. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Holon Institute of Technology.

Even with his busy schedule, Tomer always finds time to play with his two kids, jam out on his Yamaha keyboard, or play basketball.