Roman Blachman is Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Preempt and is responsible for product strategy and research and development. Prior to Preempt, Roman was a leading Apple iOS mobile security strategist and researcher at Lacoon Mobile Security (acquired by Check Point Software Technologies). Roman also served more than ten years in the elite Israeli Defense Forces in Research and Development, where he led cybersecurity product development teams and a mobile cybersecurity research team. He received the Excellence Award from the Head of Israeli Intelligence Branch in 2006 and was chosen in 2018 as one of MSRC’s Top 100 Researchers. Roman is an expert in enterprise-grade security systems.