Episode 64

Episode 64 - Ezzeldin Tahoun - Co-Founder & CEO

In this episode of the Cyber Inspiration Podcast, the host, Evgeny Kharam, a cybersecurity veteran, speaks to Co-Founder & CEO Ezzeldin Tahoun from Cypienta.

The discussion revolves around the startup journey of the cybersecurity company Cypienta. The podcast spotlights the company's evolution which involved pivoting their focus towards solving more significant issues. The guest also talks about the challenges and rewards of leadership in a start-up and the importance of getting the right team.

Ezz emphasizes the idea of playing to strengths while reflecting on their shift from being tech-driven to incorporating sales strategies into their business model. He shares various instances of learning from failures and breaks down the concept of how being a bottleneck can impact growth, emphasizing the significance of work-life balance.

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Evgeniy Kharam

Evgeniy has the opportunity to spend more than 40,000 hours working in cybersecurity,
providing pre and post-sales support in various technologies and later as an architect and principal consultant.
Evgeniy is very passionate about technology, vendors, and architecture. He brings a lot of knowledge about VAR, MSSP, and technical pre-sales. He believes in connected infrastructure that there is a significant need for vendor consolidation and the ability for security control to integrate and share information.
Evgeniy is proficient in speaking on most cyber security technical domains, which include: Endpoint Security, Network Security, SIEM/SOC/SOAR, SASE/SEE, VMS, and many more.
In 2020, Evgeniy co-hosted a Security Architecture Podcast. The podcast format focuses on architecture and vendor integration into the customer environment
In 2022 he founded the Cyber Inspiration podcast; the podcast explored the minds of CTOs and CEOs when they started their cyber security company!
Personal: Evgeniy has four kids, a daughter, a son, and twins (boy and girl) . Twins are a great way to learn to multitask, and nothing scares me anymore :)(besides snakes)
Hobbies: Photography, podcasting, public speaking, snowboarding, whitewater canoeing, SUP, mountain biking, motorcycles, breathing techniques, and gadgets