CEO & Founder, Illusive, USA
Ofer Israeli, a pioneer of deception-based cybersecurity, is among the wave of cyber technology visionaries and entrepreneurs helping to define the next evolution of cyber defense. As founder and CEO of Illusive Networks, he shaped Illusive’s intelligence-driven, endpoint-based deception technology, which stops advanced attacks in progress by detecting and inhibiting the attacker’s lateral movement once inside a network. Before establishing Illusive Ofer managed development teams based around the globe for Check Point Software Technologies, Israel’s seminal cybersecurity company. He holds B.Sc. degrees in Computer Science and Physics from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and was a research assistant in the Atom Chip Lab focusing on theoretical Quantum Mechanics.