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SecurityScorecard is a privately-owned company that was created in 2013 by co-founders, Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh.
About the Founders
Aleksandr Yampolskiy is a globally recognized cybersecurity innovator, leader, and expert. As co-founder and chief executive officer, Yampolskiy has led the company since its beginnings in 2013 to become one of the world’s most trusted cybersecurity brands. His vision is to create a new language for cybersecurity by enabling people to work collaboratively across the enterprise and with external parties to build a more secure ecosystem. Yampolskiy has a B.A. in mathematics and computer science from New York University and a Ph.D. in Cryptography from Yale University.
Sam Kassoumeh is co-founder and chief operating officer and is responsible for driving the company’s product portfolio. With extensive experience as both a cybersecurity practitioner and leader, Kassoumeh’s experience has been pivotal in the growth and development of the company as well as establishing the ecosystem risk management space. Kassoumeh’s passion for internet security started in his teens and propelled him into key cybersecurity roles including as head of security and compliance at Gilt Groupe and worldwide InfoSec lead at Federal-Mogul. Sam holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.