2017 Engineering Leader Under 40: Galina Antova, 35
Galina Antova, 35
Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer, Claroty, New York
BS Computer Science, York University, Toronto; MBA, International Institute of Management and Development, Switzerland
Galina Antova graduated from York University in Toronto before getting her MBA at IMD in Switzerland. She has made impacts in her professional career with IBM and Siemens. Most recently, Galina founded Claroty, a holistic cybersecurity platform. "I chose this career path because I believe that there is no more important work in the field of cybersecurity than ensuring the safety and security of the networks that power the world’s critical infrastructure.” Founded in 2014, Claroty, under the leadership of Galina, has become one of the most comprehensive OT security platforms. Galina has also been a strong proponent of the advancement of women in technology, spending much of her time mentoring women in this field. She is even an “Activator” with SheEO, a global initiative focused on building an innovative new model to finance, support, and celebrate female entrepreneurs. As a lover of history and culture, Galina makes it a point to immerse herself in these pursuits wherever her work and travels take her. Her company presented on ICS Security at DEF CON 25 in July 2017.