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Dr. Yaniv Harel
General Manager

Cyber Solutions Group of EMC
Head of Research Strategy
Blavatnik ICRC
Tel Aviv University

Dr. Yaniv Harel is the general manager of the Cyber Solutions Group of EMC & Head of research strategy at the ICRC in Tel-Aviv university. In his previous positions, Yaniv served as the head of a few leading technology units in the IDF. He was awarded the Israel Presidential Medal for Security in 2002. In 2011, he founded the Cyber branch in the Ministry of Defense R&D Directorate (MAFAT) and was responsible for its expedited growth, running dozens of collaborative projects with Israeli companies.

Yaniv holds a BSc in Engineering from the Technion, a MBA from Manchester University, and a PhD from Tel Aviv University. Dr. Harel is the founder and the chairman of the academic track of the Yuaval Neeman Cyber conference and is involved in cyber innovative academic researches.


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