Cyrill joined VI Partners in 2018 as Principal focusing on Technology investments.
Cyrill has been a senior security and privacy engineering lead at Google from 2010 until 2018. His responsibilities at Google included ensuring that effective security and privacy controls were built into products, infrastructure and internal practices.
Before Google, Cyrill was Vice President of the web application security division at Phion, a company which got acquired by Barracuda Networks in 2009. Phion acquired the Web application security company Visonys in 2008 which Cyrill co-founded and ran as CTO and CEO since 2002. Visonys was a Venture Incubator Portfolio company until its acquisition by Phion.
Cyrill holds a master’s degree in computer science from ETH Zurich with a focus on information security and cryptography, as well as a minor degree in business administration. Cyrill is responsible for our investment in Ledgy.