Avant Technologies, Inc. announced the appointment of Dr. Danny Rittman as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Rittman has more than 18 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity and has held senior positions at companies such as GBT Technologies and Alpha EDA.

Rittman joins Avant from GBT Technologies, where he serves as GBT’s Chief Technology Officer and has been a director since 2014.  Before joining GBT, Rittman served as the Senior Cybersecurity Consultant for the Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Group at Alpha EDA, a developer of EDA software tools. Prior to his role at Alpha EDA, Rittman was the Director of Information Security at Micrologic Design Automation.  

In addition to receiving his doctorate from LaSalle University, Rittman also recently completed a master’s degree in information and cybersecurity at University of California, Berkeley.