Who We Are

About Checkmarx

We empower the largest enterprises to secure their applications from code to cloud.

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We Are The Leader in Enterprise Cloud-Native Application Security

Securing the applications critical to enterprises’ digital transformation and business growth, from the data center to the cloud. 


Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader 

Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ ,


Return on Investment

Forrester Consulting, Total Economic Impact™ of Checkmarx One 2024


Customers in 70 Countries


Fortune 100 Organizations


“Our vision at Checkmarx is to elevate AppSec from a necessity to a strategic advantage, ensuring enterprises excel in a world of digital transformation.”

Sandeep Johri

Checkmarx CEO

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What Our Customers Say About Us

See why enterprises trust our approach to AppSec to secure their business-critical applications.

“Checkmarx One definitely checks all my boxes from a security standpoint and has a great interface that’s engaging and easy to use. Some of the solutions we considered were more complicated. With Checkmarx One, it’s easy to get right to the problem with little to no learning curve.”

“Incorporating Checkmarx’s technology has revolutionized our development culture. It’s more than just technology; it serves as the foundation of our security strategy, ensuring that our applications are secure by design.”

“The success of our AppSec program can be directly attributed to the tooling, processes and support provided by Checkmarx managed services. Our mission revolves around providing secure and compliant lottery and gaming applications and services to our clients around the globe, and with Checkmarx SAST, SCA and associated components enhanced by their stellar service support, we deliver on this promise with confidence and certainty.”

“After nearly nine years of using Checkmarx’s SAST, CGI’s journey has been one of seamless integration and consistent satisfaction. The last three years have been particularly smooth, reflecting the solution’s reliability and our successful partnership.”

“After reviewing the Checkmarx platform, I’m not sure how Veracode is able to exist while being at a similar price point.”

“Checkmarx’s execution is impressive; it’s brought all the products under one cloud platform.”

“By Far The Best AppSec Tooling Decision We Have Made!!”

“We were thrilled to find Checkmarx, which helped us improve the SLA for identifying and remediating risk, reduce risk and the number of vulnerabilities, and eliminate high- and medium-risk issues.”

“Checkmarx made security team and developers life easier.”

Case Studies

Market leaders choose Checkmarx.

Who We Are

  • Board of Directors
  • Investors

Tarim Wasim

Partner, Hellman & Friedman

Tarim is a Partner at Hellman & Friedman. He focuses on investments in software, internet and business services. He’s also currently on the board of Genesys, SimpliSafe and Sprinklr. He was formerly a Director at Renaissance Learning, Internet Brands and AlixPartners.

Prior to joining H&F, Tarim worked at Bain Capital and Bain & Company in Boston. Tarim has a BA from Dartmouth and a MBA from Harvard Business School.


Stephen Ensley

Partner, Hellman & Friedman

Stephen is a Partner at Hellman & Friedman. He is on the Operating Committee of Genesys, a Director of Pharmaceutical Product Development and Checkmarx, and was formerly on the Board of Directors of CarProof and Sheridan Healthcare and active in the Firm’s investments in Sprinklr, Applied Systems and AlixPartners.

Stephen joined H&F in 2009 and prior to H&F, worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Industrials groups at J.P. Morgan in New York. Stephen has a BA and and MS from Stanford University.


Dionne Chingkoe

Partner, Insight Partners

Dionne works with Insight’s portfolio companies to help them grow. In addition to Checkmarx, she serves on the board for Jama Software and observes on the boards of Exclaimer, CentralReach, SonarSource, and Anaqua.
Previously, Dionne worked in Global Business Operations at Google, acquiring and growing customer business in both major and emerging markets.


Art Heidrich

Board Observer

Art Heidrich is based in San Francisco, where he helps lead and support TPG’s investment activities in software and enterprise technology across its private equity platforms. Art currently serves on the boards of Boomi, Digital.ai, Sauce Labs, WellSky, and Wind River, and has been involved with investments in Advent Software, C3 AI, Checkmarx, Eze Software, IMS Health, RefleXion Medical, Sonatype, SunGard Data Systems, and Vertafore. Prior to joining TPG in 2011, Art worked in the technology investment banking group at Morgan Stanley, where he advised on and executed M&A and corporate finance transactions. He received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a BA in Economics from Stanford University.


Emmanuel Benzaquen

Founder, Checkmarx

Emmanuel Benzaquen is the Chief Executive Officer at Checkmarx. Leading Checkmarx since its inception in 2006, he has helped shape the company from vision to reality in pioneering and bringing software security solutions to companies all over the world.

Benzaquen’s career spans Silicon Valley and Israel for more than 25 years. Prior to Checkmarx, he held numerous leadership positions in the enterprise software, IT, and semiconductor industries for companies including Virage Logic (acquired by Synopsys), Argonaut RISC Core (which completed its IPO in 2000), Embedded Performance, Inc. (acquired by Mentor Graphics), and Illuminator (acquired by Dell EMC).

Benzaquen earned his MBA and Master of Science degrees in International Business and Electrical Engineering, respectively.


Maty Siman

Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Maty Siman is the Chief Technology Officer at Checkmarx. As the company’s founder, he has been instrumental in overseeing its technology and product strategy, helping customers achieve their goals of developing and releasing more secure software.

Siman possesses over 15 years of experience in software development, IT security, and source code analysis. Previously, he worked for two years at the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office as a senior IT security expert and project manager. Additionally, he spent six years with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), where he was elected for the STAR excellence program and taught several consecutive sessions for their prestigious application development course, Mamram.

Siman regularly speaks at IT security conferences, including RSA Conference and Black Hat, and has held the CISSP certification since 2003


Sandeep Johri

Chief Executive Officer – Checkmarx

Sandeep has spent many years in Silicon Valley as an executive, founder, strategic advisor and investor. He most recently served as CEO of Tricentis, which he led for seven years from an early-stage startup to a global leader of continuous-testing software solutions.

Previously, Johri held senior management roles at HP, where he created and implemented the strategy to grow the software division from $600 million in revenue to category leadership and $3.5 billion in revenue.

Johri has been the founder of several VC-funded security startups such as Oblix (acquired by Oracle), Determina and Bluelane (both acquired by VMware).