At Salt, our sole mission is to prevent the next API breach.

With next generation zero-day API attacks hitting the headlines, we diligently strive to help you protect yourself from these imminent threats.

The Salt team consists of engineers from elite intelligence units. Coming from a background in offensive cyber security, we think like attackers every step of the way when building our products.

We believe in products that simplify processes, and save you time, rather than introduce additional load. We believe in precise solutions. We are reimagining what API security should be.

With no other solution in the market today, Salt leads the way with innovative next generation API security. 


Roey Eliyahu

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Founded cyber security college to train next generation leaders to prepare them for elite security units serving in IDF. Led development security system projects at Cigol Digital Systems, military grade security systems.

Prior to Cigol Digital Systems, was Team Leader at IDF elite cyber security unit developing high-end security systems.

Michael Nicosia

Chief Operation Officer, Co-Founder

20+ years of enterprise software sales and marketing experience. Joined the founding team at Adallom, cloud security company, as VP of Global Sales from inception to acquisition by Microsoft for $327m. 

Prior to Adallom, was VP of Sales at Appsense, virtualization/endpoint security software, growing sales from $25m to $100m+ and was Acquired by Ivanti.

Michael Vilensky

Head of R&D

Early member of the R&D team at Intucell (Acquired by Cisco for $500M) leading the Platform Group post acquisition.

Part of the R&D team at Actimize (Acquired by NICE for $280M). 

Graduated from top IDF elite cyber security unit working in research and development.


Marius Nacht

Lead Investor

Co-Founder for Check Point (Pioneered the IT security industry with FireWall-1—still the foundation for network security) and has served as Chairman of the board of directors since 2015.

Mr. Nacht has also served as one of Check Point’s directors since it was  incorporated in 1993.

From 1999 through 2005, Mr. Nacht held Senior Vice President roles at Check Point.

Mr. Nacht earned a B.S. (cum laude) in Physics and Mathematics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1983, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Communication Systems from Tel Aviv University in 1987.

Kevin Mahaffey


Currently CTO and Founder of Lookout (Cybersecurity company that protects mobile devices for tens of millions of individuals and more than 150 enterprises globally).

Featured as one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 and is a frequent presenter at technology and industry events, including: Blackhat, DEFCON, RSA, Web Summit, CeBIT, and the World Economic Forum.

An active investor, who has invested in more than 60 startups, focusing on enterprise software and technology-driven transformation of large markets.