5th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

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

Dr. Giora Yaron

Giora yaron Picture for websiteChairman of the Executive Council,Tel Aviv University

Dr. Yaron serves as Chairman of the Executive Council of Tel Aviv University, on the board of Amdocs (DOX) and on the Advisory Board of the Ministry of Defense.
Over the years Dr. Yaron has co-founded and/or was a Founding Investor of a group of International based companies: P-cube, (acquired by Cisco), PentaCom (acquired by Cisco), Qumranet (acquired by Redhat), Comsys (acquired by Conexant, Texas Instruments), Hyperwise (acquired by Checkpoint), Qwilt, Itamar Medical, Excelero and Equalum. Dr. Yaron has been serving as board member and/or Chairman of the Boards of these companies since their inception.
Dr. Yaron served as Chairman of the Board of Mercury Interactive sold to HP for $4.9B.
From 1992-1995 Dr. Yaron has served as President of Indigo NV, leading the company to an NASDAQ IPO. Prior to joining Indigo served as corporate Vice President of National Semiconductor.
Dr. Yaron holds a Ph.D. in Device Physics from the Hebrew University, has published numerous scientific papers and holds numerous patents.