Yuval Shachar

Yuval Shachar

Chairman of the Board

Yuval is an entrepreneur and investor, providing guidance and mentoring to a broad base of entrepreneurs and founding teams. Where applicable Yuval has become involved as a co-founder, board member or investor in companies such as – Interlude, Taboola, Taykey, Yotpo, Datorama, Keywee (NY); Qwilt, Sourcery (CA); XConnect (London); Panoramic Power, Tufin, Mobile Spaces, XTR3D, Aorato, Endor, Team8, Illusive Networks (Israel). Until 2009 Yuval served as a GM at Cisco, heading one of the Business Units in its Service Provider group. Previously Yuval co-founded P-Cube,creating the DPI market, serving as its CEO up to its acquisition by Cisco in 2004. Prior to P-Cube, Yuval co-founded Pentacom (1998),a pioneer in Dynamic Packet Transport (DPT) products, also acquired by Cisco.


Matt Alfieri

Matt Alfieri

Member of the Board

Matt has over eight years of investment banking and early-stage investing experience. He is currently a Vice President with Goldman Sachs, Principal Strategic Investments (PSI). PSI is a strategy and investing team that manages a global portfolio of strategic investments in financial technology, data analytics, and enterprise software companies. The Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments group seeks to make long-term strategic investments in fast-growing technology companies that are uniquely positioned to benefit from a deeper business relationship with Goldman Sachs.
His expertise now includes “advising corporates in such areas as initial public offerings (IPOs), other forms of equity financings and general corporate finance matters.”


Ray Rothrock

Ray Rothrock

Member of the Board

Ray is Chairman and CEO of RedSeal, Inc. an enterprise software analytics cyber security company. He retired from Venrock as Partner Emeritus in 2013. Venrock is the original venture investment arm of the Rockefeller family. During his 25-year career at Venrock he invested in 53 early-stage technology companies. He led both the Internet and energy investment programs and was a member of the management committee for Venrock. His cyber security investments included Check Point Software, Vontu, PGP, P-Cube, Imperva, CloudFlare, Appthority, and Shape Security. His track record resulted in his being listed twice on the Forbes Midas List.



Avner Mor

Avner Mor

Member of the Board

Avner Mor is a co-founder and the CEO of Dyadic Security. He has 25 years of experience in the hi-tech arena, having been the leader of several start-ups and corporate innovation teams. Previously, Avner held the position of vice president at Deutsche Telekom in Germany and was also general manager of cloud and mobile services products at the Microsoft Israel Development Center. He holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel.


Prof. Yehuda Lindell

Prof. Yehuda Lindell

Member of the Board

Professor Yehuda Lindell is a co-founder of Dyadic Security Ltd and serves as its Chief Scientist. Prof. Lindell is a professor of Computer Science at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He is an expert on cryptography, has published over 90 scientific articles and has authored one of the most widely used textbooks on the subject. He has years of industry experience in the application of cryptography to computer security.


Prof. Nigel Smart

Prof. Nigel Smart

Member of the Board

Nigel Smart is a Professor at University of Bristol UK. He is a world-renowned expert in applied cryptography, and was Vice President of the International Association of Cryptologic Research from 2014 to 2016. In the past, Nigel worked at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories developing advanced encryption technologies. He has also been involved in developing many standards, and has worked with both industry and government on applying cryptography to solve critical security problems.