Ariel Parnes

Co-Founder and COO, Mitiga, Israel

Ariel Parnes is a co-founder and COO of Mitiga, a startup disrupting cloud incident readiness and response. He leads Mitiga’s cybersecurity research, readiness, and incident response teams. A retired Colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces’ 8200 Cyber Unit, Col. Parnes served for over 20 years in roles ranging from Intelligence and Information Technology to Offensive & Defensive Cyber Operations and Cyber Warfare. He was awarded the prestigious Israel Defense Prize for technological breakthroughs in the cyber field.