Shira Kaplan


Shira joined EQT Ventures as a Venture Advisor in May 2017.

Shira is the Founder & CEO of Cyverse AG, a Zurich-based cyber-security firm which provides next-generation Israeli cyber-security solutions made in Israel to global and local corporations. Shira’s technological training dates back to her military service in the Israeli 8200 Elite Technology Unit of the Intelligence, where she was a Cyber & Intelligence Analyst. She held business management positions at publicly-traded companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) and Bank Julius Baer & Co. in Zurich (SIX: BAER).

Shira holds a B.A. from Harvard and an MBA from the University of St. Gallen HSG.

In 2017, Shira was selected by the World Economic Forum as “Young Global Leader”.