Dr. Yaniv Harel
Head of Research Strategy
Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University
Cyber Solutions Group
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 conference at Cyber Week and is involved in cyber innovative academic researches.