Speakers of 2020


Prime Minister of the State of Israel

Dr. Yossi Vardi

Conference Chairman

Yigal Unna

Director General, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Mariyana Nikolova

Deputy PM for Economic & Demographic Policies, Bulgaria Council of Ministers

Diana Kelley

Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft

Anthony Aurigemma

Vice President, IBM Security Europe

Lt. Gen. (res.) MK Benny Gantz

Blue and White Chairman

Major General (Res.) Yiftah Ron-Tal

Chairman of the Board, Israel Electric Corporation

Udi Mokady

Founder, Chairman & CEO, CyberArk

Gil Shwed

Founder & CEO, Check Point

Lior Div

CEO & CO-Founder, Cybereason

Nadav Zafrir

CEO & Co-Founder, Team8

Mickey Boodaei

CEO & Founder, Transmit Security

Erin Moseley

VP Strategy & Business Development, Lockheed Martin

Gene Golovinsky

VP Security R&D, Israel Site Leader, Intuit

Prof. Eviatar Matania

Tel-Aviv University
Founding Head and Former DG INCD


MK Nir Barkat

Member of Knesset; Former Mayor of Jerusalem; Founder & Former Chair CheckPoint Software Technologies

Dr. Orna Berry

Scientist, Entrepreneur & Executive

Yuval Diskin

Founder & Chairman, Opora

John Hultquist

Leader of Intelligence Analysis team, FireEye

Prof. Daniel Chamovitz

President, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Dr. Nino Vincenzo Verde

Senior Cyber Security Architect, CTO Office, Leonardo

Yuval Steinitz

Minister of Energy, Ministry of Energy

Prof. Dan Blumberg

VP, Ben-Gurion University of The Negev

Yonatan Striem Amit

CTO, Cybereason

Frank LaRose

Secretary of State, State of Ohio

Eli Ben Meir

Vice President ISTAR Systems, Rafael

Srdjan Rajcevic

Minister for Scientific & Technological Development, Higher Education & Information Society of Republic of Srpska 

Ursela Owusu-Ekuful

Minister of Communications, Ghana

Kyriakos Pierrakakis

Minister of Digital Governance, Greece

Zeev Shetach


Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk

CTO & GM of Cloud and AI Security division, Microsoft

Zohar Rozenberg

VP Cyber Investments, Elron

Ruth Shoham

Executive Director Strategy & Partnerships, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Director, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Esti Peshin

General Manager of the Cyber Division at the Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd

Tim McKnight


Valmiki 'Val' Mukherjee

Founder & Chairman, Cyber Future Foundation

Marian Murgulet

Secretary of State, Government CIO, Government of Romania

Michael Arov

Cyber Technology - Product Line Manager, Rafael

Yoav Leitersdorf

Managing Partner, YL Ventures

Rafael Maman

Partner, Global OT Security Leader, PwC

Paul Moskovich

Deputy Director General & Chief Executive Director For Cyber Operations, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Ran Shahor

CEO & Co founder, HolistiCyber


Netanel (Nati) Cohen

Director General, Ministry of Communications, Israel

Dov Moran

Managing Partner, Grove Ventures

Refael Franco

Chief Executive Director of Robustness, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Hudi Zack

Chief Executive Director, Technology Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Judd Williams


Chetan Gavnkar

Principal, KPMG

Boyd Rutherford

Lieutenant Governor, State of Maryland

Oren Sagi

General Manager, CISCO Israel


Alberto Miranda

Deputy Secretary of State, Minister of Infrastructure and Housing, Portugal

Toshikazu Okuya

Director, Cybersecurity Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan  


Charlie Jacco

Principal, Global Lead for Financial Services Cyber Security, KPMG

Daniel Bren

Co-founder & CEO, OTORIO

Liad Herman

CEO, SafeHouse

Shay Simkin

Global Head of Cyber, Howden Israel


Head of Innovation Cyber Security Research Center, BGU

Mark Gazit

CEO, ThetaRay

Yoav Tzruya

General Partner, JVP

Reuven Aronashvili

Founder & CEO, CYE

Avi Maiberg

Head of the National Cyber Unit, Israel Police

Ofer Schreiber

Partner, YL Ventures

Limor Kessem

Executive Security Advisor, IBM Security

Roni Tidhar

Head of Int'l Consulting Services, Israel Airports Authority (IAA)

Yaniv Azani

CTO & Deputy Head of National Cyber Unit, National Cyber Unit, Israel National Police

João Cadete de Matos

Chairman, ANACOM - Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações

Itsik Harpaz

CEO, Essence Sigmadots

Roee Laufer

Division Head, Cyber security, Israel Airports Authority

Erik Naugle

Vice President Cyber Security, Intuit

Ariel Levanon

VP Cyber Security, Mellanox

Frederic Lardinois

News Editor, TechCrunch

Pierre Medevielle

Senator of Haute-Garonne, French Senate

Nima Baiati

Global Director of Cybersecurity Solutions, Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo

Douglas Lieberman

Global Solutions Director, DELL Technologies

Maty Siman

CTO & Co-founder, Checkmarx

Ira Goldstein

COO, Herjavec Group

Ben Kapon

Director of Marketing, Verint

Gal Genut

VP, Operations & Intelligence, IntSights

Yosi Shneck

Head, Cyber Entrepreneurship & Business Development, Israel Electric Corporation

Benazeer Daruwalla

Program Director, IBM Security Data Protection Portfolio

Gali Michaeli

CEO, Q.RITY - Quality Security Solutions Ltd.

Jeff Margolies

Principal, Deloitte

Aviv Mor

Senior Product Manager, Verint

Omer Len

Director of Product Management - Cyber Security, Verint

Yuval Sasson

Partner, Meitar | Law Offices

Noam Krakover

CYber Division- CSO, IAI/ELTA

Liran Tancman

CEO, Rezilion

Amir Ofek

CEO, Alcide

Eli Parnass

Regional Vice President Israel, Greece, Cyprus & CSEE, FORTINET

Dr. Harel Menashri

Cyber Expert

Paul de Souza

President, Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI)

Sidney Gottesman

Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, Mastercard

Dr. Kira Radinsky

Chairman & CTO, Diagnostic Robotics

Prof. Ron Naaman

Professor, Department of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute

Prof. Roee Ozeri

Vice President for Resource Development & Public Affairs, Weizmann Institute

Prof. Rivka Carmi

Former President, Ben Gurion University

Ofer Bloch

President & CEO, Israel Electric Corporation

Doron Ben-Ari

Director, Trusteer Lab, IBM Security

Dino Boukouris

Founding Director, Momentum Cyber

Dexter Caffey

Founder/Chief Disruptor, Smart Eye Technology Inc.

Mark McCreary

Partner & Chief Privacy Officer, Fox Rothschild LLP

Dr. Yaniv Harel

General Manager, Cyber Solutions Group, DELL Technologies

Maurizio Mensi

Professor of Law & Economics, Italian National School of Administration

Prof. Yaron Wolfsthal

Director, Security Center of Excellence, IBM

Yehuda Naveh

Research Staff Member, IBM Research

Von Welch

Executive Director for Cybersecurity Innovation, Indiana University

Daniel Markić

Director, Security & Intelligence Agency

Michael Meli

CISO, Managing Director Senior Advisor, Bank Julius Baer

Goran Kukic

VP IT Innovation, Nestle

Mark Camillo

Head of Cyber, EMEA, AIG

Yi Zhou

Product VP, HanSight

Udi Levy

CEO & Co-Founder, Cobwebs Technologies

Magda Borowik

Advisor to the Chairman, Polish Financial Supervision Authority

Omri Green

Partner, Grove Ventures

Yvonne Serrato

Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Larry Grossman

Acting CISO, US DOT/Federal Aviation Administration

Nathalie Bloch

Head of Big Data & AI at ARC Innovation Center at Sheba, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

Mario Maawad Marcos

Security innovation & transformation 
director, Caixabank

Prof. Varda Shalev

CEO, Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi Research and Innovation Institute

George Michaelides

Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner of Electronic Communications & Postal Regulation, Cyprus

Tal Darsan

Manager, Cybersecurity Research Group, IBM Security

Lior Kalev

Partner, Deloitte

Liran Sheinbox

Connected Vehicle Specialist Leader, Deloitte



Dr. Jorg Lenhardt

Head of unit lawful interception development, Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector

Mario Miljavac

Head of OTC

Roberta Hansen

Director, Product Cybersecurity, Abbott

Liron Barak

CEO & Co-Founder, BitDam

Ram Dor

CEO, RDeye

Carsten Meywirth

Designated Head of Cybercrime Division, Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA)

Ami Levin

Lead, Cyber security promotion, Mionistry of Economy, Foreign Trade administration

Yonatan Beck

Partner, Global IoT Technology Ventures

Saket Modi

Co-founder & CEO, Lucideus

Alan Boehme

Global CTO and VP of IT Innovation, Procter & Gamble

Ernesto Reyes

Director of Private Investment, Ministry of the Presidency, Panama

Ben Bernstein

Co-Founder & CEO, Twistlock (acquired by Palo Alto Networks)

Iain Paterson

Managing Director, Cycura Inc

Lavy Shtokhamer

Head of Israel National CERT, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Anna Farberov

Global Venture & Innovation, Pepsico

Roger Hale

CISO-in-Residence, YL Ventures

Dr. Jacob Mendel

Head of Blockchain CoE, JP Morgan Ltd


Pre, Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission (EETT)

Renana Ashkenazi

Principal, Grove ventures

Oren Butchmits

CTO of the Technology Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Chen Girat

Executive Director, Cyber Operations, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Prof. Shmuel Shapira

Director General, IIBR

Yodfat Harel Buchris

Managing Director, Blumberg Capital

Iddan Golomb

Chief Product Officer, Sayata Labs

Eddy Bobritsky

CEO & Co-Founder, Minerva Labs

Raghu Dev

Executive Director of Identity and Access Management, BNY Mellon Bank

Yaron Levi

CISO, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of KC

Ronen Lago

CTO & Co-Founder, CYE

Amir Bousani

CEO & Co-Founder, R-Go Robotics

Rick Trilling

Associate Prof, Wentworth Institute of Technology

Guy Flechter

CISO & DPO, AppsFlyer

Itay Argoety

Senior Product Manager - Cyber Security

Dr. Yonatan Cohen

CTO & Co-founder, Quantum Machines

Moshe Sheier

VP Marketing, CEVA

Raanan Gewirtzman

CBO, proteanTecs

Shannon Lietz

Director Cyber Security/DevSecOps, Intuit

Yael Fainaro

SVP Security, Synamedia Limited

Oliver Hsieh

General Manager, UMC Europe

Ysrael Gurt

CTO & Co-founder, Reflectiz

Yossi Oren

Senior Lecturer, Ben Gurion University in the Negev

Paul McEwen

Group Head of Infrastructure & Security Engineering, UBS

Roy Friedman

Executive Director, Identity and Biometric Applications Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate


Jason Keenaghan

Director, Offering Management, IBM

Eran Fine

CEO & Co-Founder, NanoLock Security

Roni Zehavi

CEO, Rontali Ltd

Balaji Venketeshwar


Yosi Shavit

Head if ICS Cyber Security Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection

Tom Mahler

Ph.D. Candidate, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)

Itai Benartzi

Partner, Tech & Life Sciences, Goodwin Procter LLP

Matthias Fischer

Liaison Officer of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Yoni Goldwasser

Director of Venture Development, APX


Zori Kor

VP, ASERO Worldwide

Ishai Rosenberg

Head of Deep Learning Group, DeepInstinct

Shimri Vachter

Global Business Development Leader Cyber Services, Dell Technologies

Tal Tamir

CEO, Wiliot

Selva Maria Orejon Lozano


Shir Chorev

CTO, DeepChecks

Diego Bekerman

Director, Cybersecurity Resilience & Risk Management, Israel National Cyber Directorate

Tom Alexandrovich

Head of Aviation Guidance, INCD

Liron Azrielant

General Partner, Meron Capital

Boaz Peer

Investment Director (Israel & Europe), Qualcomm Ventures

Ben Nassi

Ph.D. Student, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Oded Melamed

Formerly Co-Founder & CEO, Altair Semiconductor

Bill Schnoor

Partner - Tech & Life Sciences, Goodwin Procter

Itay Glick

Senior Manager, Head of Cyber Security Services, Dell Technologies

Shlomit Wagman

Director General, Israel's Financial Intelligence Unit - IMPA

Tomohiro Hanada

Technical researcher, NICT

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