Trust Platform for Digital Commerce has appointed Eran Vanounou as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead the next phase of product development and innovation. In this role, Eran will oversee his Forter data, accuracy, and engineering teams.
Vanounou’s appointment furthers his Forter leadership position after Sharda Caro Del Castillo and Scott Schenkel join the company’s board of directors. The news follows Forter’s top 50 spot on the Forbes Cloud 100.
Vanounou brings over 25 years of engineering, analytics, and enterprise software experience to his Forter. Prior to this role, he was CEO of Varada, a big data analytics startup, where he led the successful acquisition of the company by Starburst. Prior to Varada, he was CTO of LivePerson [NASDAQ: LPSN] and previously led product and development teams at companies such as Sun Microsystems, Oracle and NICE Systems.
“Forter’s strong leadership position in digital commerce is undeniable. Leveraging our deep understanding of identity to combat fraud, delight customers, and drive business at scale, we are changing the way companies think about trust in digital commerce. I am delighted to join such an experienced team that has transformed
Michael Reitblat, his CEO and co-founder of Forter, said: “We invest heavily in innovation and Elan helps ensure our portfolio stays ahead of the scammers and at the forefront of the market.”