Amer Deeba, Monad Inc., CyCognito

Amer Deeba

CEO & Cofounder, Normalyze

A senior go-to-market executive with extensive experience in driving both product, marketing and sales go-to-market strategies for enterprise and cloud technologies, Amer Deeba has a proven track record of driving company growth in fast-moving technology fields.

Amer is the CEO and Cofounder of Normalyze, a cybersecurity startup pioneering cloud data security solutions in the Cloud.

As the COO of Moogsoft, Amer led the company's efforts to transition to a SaaS platform with a new sales and marketing go-to-market strategy, while doubling the company's ARR and positioning Moogsoft as a leader in the AIOps market.

At Qualys (NASDAQ: QLYS), he led all aspects of marketing, business development, strategic alliances and global enterprise accounts. He also played an instrumental role in taking the company public in 2012. Amer previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Qualys for thirteen years and led all aspects of the corporate and product marketing functions including product marketing, branding, communications, partner, customer, web and field marketing.

Before joining Qualys, Amer served as the General Manager for the Payment Services Division at VeriSign where he contributed to establishing VeriSign as a leader in online payments processing 40% of all credit card transactions across the Internet. Amer came to VeriSign through its acquisition of online payments pioneer Signio, where he was Director of Product Marketing.

Amer’s other experiences include five years at Adobe where he led the development of Web-enabling PDF and a variety of technical and management positions at Verity and Amdahl. Amer holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science.

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Experience

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Normalyze
CEO & Cofounder | Present

Normalyze is a cybersecurity startup focused on cloud data security. The Normalyze data-first cloud security platform allows customers to discover, classify and secure their data across all public clouds.

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Monad
GTM Advisor | Mar 2021 – Present

Monad is a cybersecurity startup focused on solving a big problem in the security data space.

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CyCognito
Advisor | Feb 2021 – Present

Cygonito is cybersecurity platform for attack surface management.

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Eduarte Courtot Foundation
Board Member, Eduarte Courtot Foundation | Aug 2018 – Present

For children in developing countries, simply going to school can be a hurdle. The Eduarte Courtot Foundation focuses on expanding educational opportunities for impoverished children, with a strong emphasis on technology. We are committed to providing children around the world with access to competitive education.

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Moogsoft
Chief Operating Officer | Aug 2018 – Dec 2020

Responsible for all go-to-market functions at Moogsoft including global sales, marketing, customer success and strategic alliances. Led the company's efforts in transitioning to a SaaS platform with a new go-to-market playbook that positioned Moogsoft as a leader in the AIOps space.

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Qualys

Chief Commercial Officer | May 2016 – Aug 2018

Primarily responsible for all aspects of marketing, business development, strategic alliances and global accounts.

Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances | Sep 2014 – May 2016

Primarily responsible for corporate development, strategic alliances and global accounts.

Chief Marketing Officer |Sep 2001 – Sep 2014

Responsible for branding, marketing, corporate communications, product marketing / management and customer relations.

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VeriSign, Inc
GM, Payment Services | 1999 – 2001

General Manager for the B2C Payment Services business division at VeriSign growing sales over 150%. This division was formerly know as Signio, acquired by VeriSign 1999 for $1B.

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Adobe Systems
Software Engineer, Acrobat | 1995 – 1999

Assumed multiple technical and management roles and shipped 4 consecutive releases of Acrobat – one of Adobe’s flagship products. Major accomplishment was integrating Acrobat with web browsers and extending the PDF file format for web consumption.

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Verity
Software Engineer | 1993 – 1995

Lead all integration efforts of Verity’s Topic search engine with critical applications and production systems such as Lotus Notes 4.0.

Education

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Santa Clara University 
Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 1988 – 1990
 

American University of Beirut 
BS/BE, Electrical Engineering 1984 – 1988