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Senior Management

Meet the Edge Threat Management Leadership Team

Edge Threat Management helps organizations with limited budgets and IT resources untangle the complexity of connecting to the internet safely. Today, the Edge Threat Management leadership remains committed to a vision of bringing powerful network security to small and mid-sized businesses.

Scott Devens

Scott Devens

Head of Commercial Sales and Marketing

Scott brings more than 25 years of executive leadership from the security, data integration/middleware and storage industries. Prior to being part of the Arista Edge Threat Management leadership team, Scott was the CEO of networking and security company Untangle Inc, and held various senior executive roles with Core Security, Courion, Talend, IONA Technologies, and Data General/EMC. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Nichols College. Scott also serves on the board of Building Conversation, an early stage Boston-based augmented reality company.

Heather Paunet

Heather Paunet

Edge Threat Management Product Marketing

Heather brings the customer perspective to the Edge Threat Management portfolio, taking into account customer needs and market trends, and leads global marketing activities. She has over 20 years’ experience driving the development and go-to-market of software solutions. Prior to being part of the Threat Management leadership team, Heather was Sr Vice President of Product and Marketing for networking and security company, Untangle. She held product leadership roles at Cisco Systems, and was Vice President of Product at various high-tech security and networking companies in the Silicon Valley. She has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and spent the first few years of her career as a software engineer.

Timur Kovalev

Timur Kovalev

Edge Threat Management Engineering

Timur is responsible for driving technology innovation and integration of gateway, endpoint, and cloud technologies. Timur brings over 20 years of experience across various technology stacks and applications. Prior to being part of the Edge Threat Management leadership team, Timur was the CTO of networking and security company, Untangle, and headed up Client and Threat Intelligence Technology at Webroot, where he led development of desktop and mobile solutions, cloud intelligence services, and research automation systems. Prior to Webroot, Timur was responsible for design and development of dynamic network communication architecture for medical devices at Dräger Medical Systems. Before that, he developed software for patient monitoring, imaging, and secure medical data delivery solutions at Siemens. Timur holds a dual bachelor degree in Computer Science and Electrical, Computer & Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder.