Forter appoints Eran Vanounou as Chief Technology Officer

Forter appoints Eran Vanounou as Chief Technology Officer

Forter, a trust platform for digital commerce, has announced the appointment of Eran Vanounou as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead the company’s next stage of product development and innovation. In this role, Vanounou will oversee Forter’s data, precision and engineering teams.

Vanounou’s appointment further deepens Forter’s leadership bench following Sharda Caro Del Castillo and Scott Schenkel joining the company’s Board of Directors. The news comes on the heels of Forter earning a top-50 spot on the Forbes Cloud 100.

Vanounou brings over 25 years of technical development, analytics and enterprise software experience to Forter. Prior to this role, Vanounou served as CEO of Varada, a Big Data analytics start-up, where he led the company to its successful acquisition by Starburst. Prior to Varada, Vanounou served as LivePerson’s CTO and before that he led product and engineering teams at companies such as Sun Microsystems, Oracle and NICE Systems.

“Forter’s well-established leadership in the digital commerce space is indisputable. I’m thrilled to join such a seasoned team that has reshaped how businesses think about trust in digital commerce and using its deep understanding of identity to fight fraud, delight customers and operate at scale,” said Vanounou.

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