Prioritizing Business Needs over Tools for Cost-Effective Protection – Lenny Zeltser, Mayeuresh Ektare – BSW #306

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Lenny Zeltser
Chief Information Security Officer at Axonius

Lenny Zeltser designs security solutions and shepherds them to a sustainable state. As the CISO of Axonius, he leads the security program to earn customers’ trust and fuel the company’s growth. In his prior roles, he built security products and services at companies such as NCR. Lenny helps shape cybersecurity practices by teaching at SANS Institute and sharing knowledge through writing, speaking, and community projects. He used to be hands-on in many areas of cybersecurity and IT. Now he focuses on strategy and leadership, treating security as an enabler that helps companies achieve their goals. Outside of work, Lenny loves cooking for his family and friends.

Mayeuresh Ektare
SVP of Product Management at Brinqa

Mayuresh has more than 20 years of product management experience in enterprise security, networking, and SaaS. At Brinqa, he is responsible for all aspects of product management, product strategy, and technology partnerships.


Principal Researcher at The Defenders Initiative
Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Sytems