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About Hagai Bar-El

Hagai Bar-El is an information security architect and executive with over 25 years of experience in information security engineering.

Hagai Bar-El currently serves as a Senior Director of Product Security Roadmap for Qualcomm. Until recently, he has served as a Senior Director of Security for Akamai Technologies, where he was accountable for Cloud Security. Prior to joining Akamai Technologies, he was the Senior Director of Security at Pelion, the IoT services division of ARM, where he was accountable for the deployment of Security Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Hagai joined ARM following its acquisition of Sansa Security (formerly known as Discretix Technologies), where he served as a CTO. Hagai had worked with Sansa Security since its day of establishment, and has been managing processes of new security technology definition, system security specification, innovation and intellectual property protection, and security assessments.

Hagai Bar-El is a registered independent expert for the H2020 research funding program of the European Commission. Under this capacity, he evaluated research project proposals, as well as monitored the progress of active projects that enjoy FP7 and H2020 funding; all in fields of information security.

As a seasoned security architect, Hagai Bar-El has been involved in security engineering projects for the public and private sectors in the fields of finance, content and IP TV, telecom, automotive, industrial systems, and more. He has been granted over a dozen patents in the US and other nations, covering innovative security technologies.

Hagai Bar-El is active in the information security community. He is engaged with world-class professionals from both the industry and the academia, and consults to architects, strategists, and venture capitalists. He also maintains his personal blog, Hagai Bar-El on Security.

For more information, see Hagai Bar-El's CV (PDF).


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