5th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

June 22nd-25th, 2015 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dr. Daniel Gold

BRIG. GEN. RES. DR. DANNY GOLD for websiteCEO and Founder of Gold R&D Technology and Innovation Ltd. & Head of the Israel National Committee for Commercial/Civilian Cyber R&D 

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dr. Daniel Gold is the CEO and Founder of Gold R&D Technology and Innovation Ltd., and Head of the Israel National Committee for Commercial/Civilian Cyber R&D. Gold served as Head of Research and Development at the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMOD) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and held several division head positions within IMOD and the Israel Air Force (IAF) including management of IMOD and IDF's main projects. He was awarded Israel Defense Prize in 2012 for his role in inventing and spearheading the "Iron Dome" missiles/rockets defense system. Under Gold's leadership, the IDF R&D unit was also awarded the Israel Defense Prize seven times.
Awarded several times for technical-operational innovations, which led to exceptional capabilities of the armed forces. Awarded Four times Israeli air Force Prize, Awarded Singapore Defense Technology Distinguished Fellowship (SDTDF Award), Selected "the man of the year" of 2012- Forbes Magazine-Israel, Selected to be in The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, Selected to be in the Top 100 inspiring and influencing Israelis, Awarded Prizes for "knight of government quality", "Courage". Dr. Gold awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Tel-Aviv University and Rupin academic center, and Awarded 2012 Israel Defense Prize. Dr. Gold was selected to light the torch during the opening of Israel Independence day 2015.
Dr. Gold holds B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering, M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering and two PhD's: Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering and Ph.D. in Business Management.