School of Computer Science
Liran Grinberg / Computer Science
Co-Founder and Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, Team8
Team8 is a leading cybersecurity think tank and company creation platform, developing disruptive companies that challenge the biggest challenges in Cybersecurity to give organizations the advantage over cyber attackers. Mr. Grinberg, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at the company, was recently selected for the ’30 under 30′ list by Forbes Israel, and as one of the ‘Promising Young People’s 40 under 40’ by The Marker magazine
“At MTA, I had the opportunity to be a part of the first cohort at the Entrepreneurship Center’s incubator, where I founded my first startup. I owe a lot of what I know about entrepreneurship to the MTA faculty and my peers in this wonderful program”.
Lior Div / Computer Science
CEO and Co-Founder, Cybereason
Mr. Div is an entrepreneur and Cybersecurity expert. He co-founded Cybereason in 2012, with the vision of bringing his knowledge in the field of Cybersecurity into the enterprise world, helping organizations fight persistent cyber-attacks. Mr. Div is an IDF Medal of Honor recipient for outstanding achievements as a commander and leader of an elite cyber-security unit, specializing in forensics, hacking, reverse engineering and encryption. Prior to Cybereason, Mr. Div founded and led a cyber security company that provided high quality, tailor-made services.
Tsiki Naftaly / Computer Science
CEO and Co-Founder, Zemingo Group
Mr. Naftaly is the CEO and Co-Founder of Zemingo Group, a mobile company that turns devices into connected devices. With a track record that includes dozens of connected products and more than a hundred apps, Zemingo connects devices to the cloud and creates a data warehouse that allows the analysis of user behavior, building a customized experience for each user and opportunities for cross-selling additional products. Zemingo Group has offices in Israel and the US.
Ron Zalkind / Computer Science
Co-Founder and CTO, Cisco CloudLock
Mr. Zalkind has over 20 years of experience building complex software systems and product platforms, and has held varied engineering management positions in private and military sectors. Prior to founding CloudLock, he was Director of Product Management at Interwise (acquired by AT&T).
Shay Dadush / Computer Science
Co-Founder at SeatServe
Shay is a co-founder of the US-based startup SeatServe, which provides venues with the technology and infrastructure to improve the fan purchasing experience and increase margins within the Food & Beverage division. SeatServe works closely with stadiums and name brands and serves the U.S. and the global market.
״One of my professors at MTA used to give us 'impossible assignments' in his Communications and Operating Systems courses. Working on these assignments, I learned that everything actually is possible, if you just put your mind to it."
Elad Lebovitch / Computer Science
Founder and Game Designer, Banditos Studio
Mr. Lebovitch is the Founder of Banditos Studio, a small indie game development studio, where he also works as a Game Designer. Previously, he founded For Each, which specialized in mobile development and was acquired by AutoDesk for 15 million dollars. Before founding Banditos Studio, Mr. Lebovitch was Senior Manager at AutoDesk, running a cross-functional, multi-geo team developing AutoCAD 360 on iOS, Android and Windows.
Guy Tavor / Computer Science
Mr. Tavor is Co-Founder of Scoompa, a company that develops video and photography suite for mobile with 300MM downloads to date. In 2006, Mr. Tavor joined Google as the company opened its Israel offices, where he obtained the position of Staff Leader, managing a Dev organization of 30 engineers, interns & visiting scientists. In 2007, his startup CastUP Inc., a company that built a real-time streaming architecture of live and on-demand Internet video, was acquired by NDS. He left Google in 2011 to found Scoompa.
Pavel Gurvich / Computer Science
Co-Founder and CEO, GuardiCore
Mr. Gurevich is Co-Founder and CEO at GuardiCore, a Cybersecurity startup founded in 2013, which has been successful in raising over 35 million dollars to date. GuardiCore is an innovator in internal data center security and breach detection and is transforming security inside data centers and clouds. Leveraging threat deception and application-level network visualization, GuardiCore’s distributed breach detection and automated attack mitigation solution is uniquely designed to address the security challenges across virtual, high traffic data center environments.
Guy Nirpaz / Computer Science
Co-Founder and CEO, Totango
Mr. Nirpaz is Co-Founder and CEO at Totango, a Bay-area based company, leading enterprise customer success platform that enables companies to align around their customers driving increased loyalty and lifetime value. Companies like Zoom, CA Technologies and Monster use Totango as their everyday CS tool. Previously to founding Totango, Mr. Nirpaz worked as Software Systems Architect at IBM, Chief System Architect at Mercury Interactive, and EVP R&D at GigaSpaces Technologies.
Tal Florentin / Computer Science
Founder, Summurai; CEO, UXVision; UX Award winner
Mr. Florentin is an award winning User Experience practitioner who successfully led dozens of companies and organization to effective products using a winning User Experience strategy. He is currently CEO of UXVision, a UX company leading a 'Strategic User Experience' with the experience, knowledge and understanding of users, combined with the cutting-edge methodologies and best practices of user behavior and product design. In 2016, he founded Summurai, a service that creates and narrates content summaries. Mr. Florentin is Director and Leading Lecturer at UXV User Experience Certificate Program, Israel's first and only certification program for User Experience specialists. He was recently selected as one of Israel’s 100 leading digital experts by Profile Magazine.