Michael is CTO of CyberGuild Ventures, a VC and venture builder dedicated to developing standout Israeli cybersecurity startups.
Michael has 30 years of industry experience transforming vision into marketable technology products for global enterprises and startups. During his 10 year tenure at Intel, Michael held several executive positions including senior cybersecurity innovation architect and was granted numerous patents in different areas of cybersecurity, focusing mainly on bio-behavioral authentication, automotive security and data protection. Michael worked with global OEMs and software vendors including Lenovo, HP, McAfee and BMW. As chief architect, he spearheaded and designed enterprise security products including Intel Authenticate(tm), Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)(tm), Intel Setup and Configuration Service (SCS)(tm).
Prior to Intel, Michael held senior roles at several startups, consulted at CA Technologies and lead the R&D team at the Israeli Ministry of Finance. Michael has a BSc in Computer Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.