Yaron Sheffer, co-founder and CTO, is a veteran computer security expert. Before co-founding Porticor, Yaron served as Technology Manager at Check Point Software, driving leading-edge initiatives related to the company’s VPN offering. In addition, he led Check Point’s patent activities and its joint research institute with Tel Aviv University. Previously, Yaron held management positions at Personeta and at Radguard. Yaron is co-chair of the IETF ipsecme working group, which is chartered with maintaining and extending the IPsec protocol suite.