Renata Budko is an accomplished product and technology leader in the cybersecurity space and currently Head of Product at Traceable AI, a security platform that provides API security for cloud native applications. Traceable AI applies the power of distributed tracing and machine learning to protect your business applications and its data from API based attacks.
Renata is a well respected industry expert, recognized as one of the Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2022, with a wide understanding and knowledge of industry trends and technologies in the security space and holds four patents in cloud security. She has extensive experience in leadership and executive roles across product management and go to market roles. Prior to Traceable AI, Renata was the Chief Marketing Officer at Wallarm and VP of Products at Winkk. Before that, she co-founded HyTrust (acquired by Cloud Security firm, Entrust) and led product management and marketing. Renata has been a speaker at VMworld, API security conference, Network Interop, HPWorld, CloudCon and EMC World events as well many regional and online events.
As a leader, Renata is known for her visionary leadership in solving challenging and emerging cybersecurity problems by going where the puck is and using her knowledge and collaborative skills to create growth and educational opportunities for everyone in her immediate and extended teams.
Renata holds MBA and Master of Computer Engineering degrees from UC Davis, CA and a BS in Physics from MIPT, Moscow.