Tufin Names Raymond Brancato CEO
January 2023 by Marc Jacob
Tufin® announced that it has appointed Raymond Brancato as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Raymond has more than 27 years of experience developing and executing go-to-market strategies in the technology industry and will be taking the lead role at the company to guide it through its next phase of growth and beyond. He succeeds Ruvi Kitov as CEO, who is retiring from the role after 19 years of dedicated leadership. Ruvi will continue to serve on Tufin’s Board of Directors and as a senior advisor to Raymond during the transition and to the company on an ongoing basis.
Having served as Tufin’s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) since January 2021, Raymond was previously the CRO of leading visual AI platform company AnyVision (now Oosto) and the General Manager, Business Unit Sales at CA Technologies. As CEO, Raymond will be focused on driving company-wide growth, acceleration and scale through investments in technology, people, and go-to-market, while continuing the transition to a subscription-based revenue model and maximizing the opportunities in Tufin’s rapidly evolving market.
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Tufin also announced an expansion of its executive team, adding Scott Tucker as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Brian Gladstein as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), while promoting Jeff Wilmot to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Shay Dayan to the role of SVP of Products and Engineering. Scott most recently served as Vice President of FP&A and Sales Operations at Acoustic, a leading provider of marketing cloud and analytics, and Brian joins the company after serving as Senior Vice President of Marketing at cybersecurity audit and compliance company A-LIGN. Jeff was previously Tufin’s Vice President of Americas Sales, while Shay most recently served as the company’s VP of R&D.