January 10, 2024, Brno – GREYCORTEX, a leading Czech manufacturer of a cybersecurity network detection and response solution, strengthens its sales team. The new chief sales officer, Richard Štefíček, replaces Pavel Malíř Chmelař, who will continue to focus on the development of new markets.

Richard Štefíček (LinkedIn) started his career after graduating from Brno University of Technology as a sales manager at TR instruments. Subsequently, he gained business experience during more than 10 years at Flowmon Networks, where he worked his way up to the position of channel manager for Central and Eastern Europe.

Štefíček adds: “I am thrilled to contribute to the further growth and development of GREYCORTEX as sales director. I believe that my experience and knowledge will bring new opportunities and help us to take GREYCORTEX even further. My main priority will always be the satisfaction of our customers and building strong partnerships.”

The previous CSO, Pavel Malíř Chmelař (LinkedIn), who has been with the company since its founding in 2016, will use his extensive product knowledge and experience in building the Czech and Polish channels to develop new markets and enable the company’s partner channel.

“With the arrival of Richard Štefíček in the role of CSO, GREYCORTEX is clearly demonstrating its intention to grow and strengthen its position on the market. Together with all our colleagues, we look forward to the next era of business growth under his leadership,” concludes Petr Chaloupka, CEO of GREYCORTEX.


GREYCORTEX is one of the main providers of NDR (network detection and response) security solutions for IT and OT (industrial) networks. It ensures their security and reliability with its Mendel solution, which provides perfect visibility into networks and, thanks to machine learning and advanced data analysis, discovers any network anomalies and threats at their early stages. Mendel protects governments, hospitals, banks and other institutions and private companies from cybercrime.