Dr. Yaniv Harel is the General Manager of the Dell EMC Cyber Solutions Group (CSG), a global group within Dell Technologies developing innovative solutions for acute cyber needs (CERT, proactive defense). In previous roles within the IDF (Israel Defense Force), Yaniv served as the head of several leading technology divisions. In 2010, he founded the Cyber branch in the Ministry of Defense (MOD) R&D Directorate (MAFAT) and led it to maturity as a major entity in the MOD, running dozens of collaborative projects with Israeli companies. In 2002, Harel was awarded the Israel Presidential Medal for Security. Yaniv is Head of Research Strategy at the Cyber Interdisciplinary Center (ICRC) at Tel-Aviv University. He holds a BSc in Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, an MBA from Manchester University, and a PhD from Tel Aviv University.