Executive Board and Management

The management introduces itself

CEO & Founder - Daniel Hofmann

Daniel Hofmann

CEO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for accounting and strategic corporate development

Executive IT consultant, several years of experience in various positions in the IT market. Since 2004 independent businessman. Founder, managing director and partner at Hornetsecurity GmbH.

COO - Daniel Blank

Daniel Blank

COO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for Sales, Customer Experience, Service Desk, Human Resources and Profesional Services.

Executive IT consultant, over 15 years of experience in selling complex IT products. Active since 2008 in various management positions in the cloud security environment, since 2014 Managing Director and at Hornetsecurity.

CTO - Dr.Ing. Yvonne Bernard

Dr.Ing. Yvonne Bernard

CTO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for Product Management, Product Development, Innovation and Research, Security Lab and Cloud Infrastructure.

PhD in Computer Science with over 20 scientific publications, part of the Hornetsecurity Group since 2014. Leads the Product Management for several years. Chief Technical Officer at Hornetsecurity since 2021.

Katja Meyer -vChief Marketing Officer

Katja Meyer

CMO, responsible for Marketing at Hornetsecurity

More than 20 years of experience in the tech industry, thereof 10 years specifically in cybersecurity. Held various leadership positions in marketing at globally leading companies such as Kaspersky and Sophos. Katja is also known for her expertise in channel and sales. Chief Marketing Officer at the Hornetsecurity Group since 2022.

Anna Wiley

Anna Wiley

CFO at Hornetsecurity, responsible for Finance

10 years of experience in auditing and consulting, over 7 years in various management positions in controlling, corporate development and project management. Since 2021 Chief Financial Officer at Hornetsecurity.

Olaf Petry

Olaf Petry

CISO, responsible for data protection at Hornetsecurity headquarters and all subsidiaries worldwide

Founding member of Hornetsecurity and part of the Group since its inception. Established several departments, including Development, Service Desk and Systems Engineering. Chief Information Security Officer at Hornetsecurity since 2016.

Fabio Castro CIO

Fabio Castro

CIO, responsible for worldwide IT operations of the Hornetsecurity Group

Executive with more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry. Over 10 years leading various IT teams in diverse countries. Chief Information Officer at Hornetsecurity Group since 2022.