Dr. Yaniv Harel

SVP Cyber Defense, Sygnia; CSO Cyber Center Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Yaniv Harel is the SVP Cyber Defense of Sygnia, a leading IR and high end consulting company. Before Sygnia Yaniv was the General Manager of the Cyber Solutions Group at Dell EMC, a global group within Dell Technologies that have provided advanced cyber solutions for customers.

Dr. Harel is an expert of cyber defense in large organizations, as well as at the national level, with years of experience in governmental roles. In his academic capacity, Dr. Harel is the head of Research Strategy at the Cyber Center - ICRC at Tel-Aviv University. His background includes leading several technology divisions in the IDF (Israel Defense Force) and MOD, and in 2002 was awarded the Israel Presidential Medal for Security.