Avi Shavit - Head of the Cyber & HLS Sector, Chief Scientists Office
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Mr. Avi Shavit is the Head of the Cyber and HLS Sector at Chief Scientists Office - Ministry of the Economy in Israeli. Based on his 25 years of experience, industry deep-rooted recognition, and personal well-established networking, Avi pursues his dream and vision to create a successful business out of innovative technology. His professional experience in the military in the field of command and control systems led to him receiving the Israeli Security Award given by the Israeli President.
In civilian life Mr. Shavit was a CEO of a software company, and later made a shift to investment banking, holding the CTO position of a venture fund and in this role helped analyze 500+ companies for investment. In 2010 Mr. Shavit initiated a new Cyber research project (a consortium of 9 industrial organizations and 10 Academic researches) with a visionary approach, to develop a Multi Tiered technology of assessment, detection, analysis and understanding of computer cyber-attacks.