Amer Deeba is the CEO and cofounder of Normalyze. A senior executive with over two decades of experience in Silicon Valley, tech, and startups, Deeba’s areas of expertise include product, marketing, and driving company growth in fast-moving industries. Originally from Marjeyoun, Lebanon, Deeba earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from American University Beirut before moving to the United States to pursue a Master’s degree in Computer Science at Santa Clara University.
Originally looking to pursue a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Amer Deeba pivoted when he was offered a role as a software engineer at Verity. Following his time at Verity, he joined Adobe Systems, where he played a vital role in developing the Acrobat Reader. During his time at Adobe Systems, Deeba assumed multiple technical and management roles, and it was here that he shifted his focus to the business side of IT. Following his time there, Deeba served as a GM for Payment Services at VeriSign before moving on to Qualys, where he worked for 17 years. At Qualys, he held various positions, including Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances, and Chief Commercial Officer. At Qualys, Deeba played a key role in taking the company public. In 2018, Amer Deeba left Qualys to serve as the COO at Moogsoft, where he was responsible for all go-to-market functions, including global sales, marketing, customer success, and strategic alliances. During his time there, Deeba led the company to adopt a SaaS platform and positioned Moogsoft as a leader in the AIOps space.
Today, Amer Deeba is one of the most sought-after executives in Silicon Valley, celebrated for his unique problem-solving skills and creativity. In addition to his role at Normalyze, Deeba is an advisor for both CyCognito and Monad, Inc. He is also the Middle East Liaison and a board member for the Eduarte Courtot Foundation, an organization founded by Deeba’s mentor Phillippe Courtot and his partner Freya Eduarte that aims to provide impoverished children with access to competitive education.