Galina Antova

Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer of Claroty, USA

Galina Antova is the Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer at Claroty. Claroty is the leader in cybersecurity for industrial control networks. In June 2018 the company announced $60 million in Series B funding from a prominent syndicate of investors, including industrial operators and ICS vendors, bringing the company’s total investment to date to $93 million. The round was led by Temasek and included Rockwell Automation, Aster Capital (Sponsored by Schneider Electric), Next47 (Siemens-backed global venture firm), Envision Ventures, and Tekfen Ventures. Original Claroty investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Team8, Innovation Endeavors, and ICV all participated in the round. Prior to co-founding the company, Galina was the Global Head of Industrial Security Services at Siemens, leading the cybersecurity practice and cybersecurity operations center, which provided managed security services for critical infrastructure customers. Previously, Antova was with IBM Canada, with roles in the Provisioning and Cloud Solutions business. She holds a BS in computer science from York University in Toronto, and an MBA from the International Institute of Management and Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.