Cellebrite Names Dr. Guy Rotkopf as Chairperson of Ethics & Integrity Committee
Former Director General of the Israel Ministry of Justice to oversee Committee activities
PETAH TIKVA, ISRAEL and TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2022 – Cellebrite DI Ltd. (Nasdaq: CLBT), a global leader in Digital Intelligence (DI) solutions for the public and private sectors, today announced that Dr. Guy Rotkopf, former Director General of the Israel Ministry of Justice, has been named as the new Chairperson of Cellebrite’s Ethics & Integrity Committee. Dr. Rotkopf brings to the Committee a strong law and academic background. Dr. Rotkopf has a PH. D. in law from Bar-Ilan University, an LL. M from Duke University School of Law, and an LL. B in law from the Academic College of Management.
Founded in August of 2021, the Committee advises the Board of Directors on matters pertaining to evolving international law, ethical considerations related to responsible business practices, and requirements under law and regulations applied to the sale and use of Cellebrite’s technologies. Rotkopf will oversee a committee currently comprised of eight members with diverse backgrounds in human rights, education, foreign affairs, defense, national security, and technology use in the public and in the private sector.
Cellebrite CEO, Yossi Carmil, said, “We welcome the addition of Dr. Rotkopf to the Ethics and Integrity Committee. His skillset and experience will complement the backgrounds of the existing committee members and provide us with added perspective to ensure Cellebrite receives expert recommendations and consultancy on implementing best practices in ethics as part of our ongoing business practices.”
“It’s with great integrity that I accept this appointment and I will, together with the members of the Ethics and Integrity Committee, work hard to provide guidance towards ethical practices that support the principles and policies guiding Cellebrite’s sales of solutions and services, stance on emerging and developing trends, and adapting policies to address ethics and human rights matters,” said Dr. Guy Rotkopf.
Cellebrite’s mission is to enable its customers to protect and save lives, accelerate justice, and preserve privacy in communities around the globe. The Ethics & Integrity Committee will further this mission by providing the Board with unbiased, expert advice to ensure adherence to high ethical standards for the benefit of all stakeholders.
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Cellebrite’s (Nasdaq: CLBT) mission is to enable its customers to protect and save lives, accelerate justice, and preserve privacy in communities around the world. We are a global leader in Digital Intelligence solutions for the public and private sectors, empowering organizations in mastering the complexities of legally sanctioned digital investigations by streamlining intelligence processes. Trusted by thousands of leading agencies and companies worldwide, Cellebrite’s Digital Intelligence platform and solutions transform how customers collect, review, analyze and manage data in legally sanctioned investigations. To learn more visit us at www.cellebrite.com and https://investors.cellebrite.com, or follow us on Twitter at @Cellebrite.
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These factors include but are not limited to: if we do not continue to develop technologically advanced solutions and successfully integrate with the software solutions used by our customers, our future revenue and operating results may be negatively affected; we are materially dependent on acceptance of our solutions by law enforcement markets and government agencies, both domestic and international. If law enforcement and other government agencies do not continue to purchase, accept and use our solutions, our revenue will be adversely affected; real or perceived errors, failures, defects or bugs in our DI solutions could adversely affect our results of operations, growth prospects and reputation; a failure to maintain sales and marketing personnel productivity or hire, integrate and retain additional sales and marketing personnel could adversely affect our results of operations and growth prospects; the global COVID-19 pandemic could negatively impact our business, installations, trainings, and general operations; current and future competitors could have a significant impact on our ability to generate future revenue and profits; we face intense competition and could face pricing pressure from, and lose market share to, our competitors, which would adversely affect our business, financial condition, and results of operations; if our solutions are inadvertently or deliberately misused by customers, such customers may achieve sub-optimal results, which could lead to the perception that our solutions are low-quality; our reputation and brand are important to our success, and we may not be able to maintain and enhance our reputation and brand, which would adversely affect our business, financial condition, and results of operations; the estimates of market opportunity and forecasts of market growth included in this prospectus may prove to be inaccurate, and even if the market in which we compete achieves the forecasted growth, our business could fail to grow at similar rates, if at all; changes to our packaging and licensing models could adversely affect our ability to attract or retain customers; if we fail to manage future growth effectively, our business could be harmed; our future growth depends in part on our ability to introduce new solutions and add-ons and our failure to do so may harm business and operating results; issues in the use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) (including machine learning) in our platform may result in reputational harm or liability; we may require additional capital to support the growth of our business, and this capital might not be available on acceptable terms, if at all; higher costs or unavailability of materials used to create hardware could adversely affect our financial results; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates could materially affect our financial results; the sales cycle for some of our solutions can be lengthy; if we are unable to retain qualified personnel and senior management and hire and retain additional qualified personnel, our business could suffer; the security of our operations and the integrity of our software solutions are critical to our operations and to maintaining the trust and confidence of our customers; our sales to government customers expose us to business volatility and risks, including government budgeting cycles and appropriations, early termination, audits, investigations, sanctions and penalties; evolving government procurement policies and increased emphasis on cost over performance could adversely affect our business; changes in civil forfeiture laws may affect our customers’ ability to purchase our solutions; failure to adequately obtain, maintain, protect and enforce our intellectual property and other proprietary rights could adversely affect our business; some of our software and systems contain open source software, which may pose particular risks to our proprietary software and information technology systems; other companies may claim that we infringe their intellectual property, which could materially increase costs and materially harm our ability to generate future revenue and profits; certain of our solutions may be perceived as, or determined by the courts to be, a violation of privacy rights and related laws. Any such perception or determination could adversely affect our revenue and results of operations; some of our solutions may be used by customers in a way that is, or that is perceived to be, incompatible with human rights. Any such perception could adversely affect our reputation, revenue, and results of operations; we occasionally have limited access to third party data, and if our security measures are breached and unauthorized access to this data is obtained, our systems, data centers, and our solutions may be perceived as not being secure, customers may curtail or stop using our service and we may incur significant legal and financial exposure and liabilities; our business is subject to complex and evolving U.S. and non-U.S. laws and regulations regarding privacy, data protection and security, technology protection, and other matters. Many of these laws and regulations are subject to change and uncertain interpretation, and could result in claims, changes to our business practices, monetary penalties, increased cost of operations, or otherwise harm our business; we may in the future become involved in legal, regulatory, or administrative inquiries and proceedings, and unfavorable outcomes in litigation or other of these matters could negatively impact our business, financial conditions, and results of operations; we are subject to Israeli encryption laws and governmental trade controls, including export and regulations, and any non-compliance with these laws could negatively impact our operating results; a variety of new and existing laws and/or interpretations could materially and adversely affect our business; failure to comply with laws, regulations, or contractual provisions applicable to our business could cause us to lose government customers or our ability to contract with the U.S. and other governments; Conditions in Israel could materially and adversely affect our business; it may be difficult to enforce a U.S. judgment against us, our officers and directors or the experts named in this prospectus in Israel or the United States, or to assert U.S. securities laws claims in Israel or serve process on our officers and directors or experts; we are subject to anti-corruption, anti-bribery, and similar laws, and non-compliance with such laws can subject us to criminal penalties or significant fines, harm and reputation, and adversely affect our business, financial condition, results of operations, and growth prospects; and other factors, risks and uncertainties set forth in the sections titled “Risk Factors” and “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” in our prospectus that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on October 7, 2021 pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, which are available free of charge at www.sec.gov. 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