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Nadav Zafrir

Nadav Zafrir is the co-founder and CEO of Team8, Israel's leading cybersecurity foundry. Prior to founding Team8, Nadav was the founder of the Israel Defense Forces’ Cyber Command, and the Commander of “Unit 8200”- an elite military technology unit that has become an incubator for Israel’s renowned high-tech sector. Team8 uses its collective cybersecurity expertise and leverages its vast international network to identify the right ideas that can then be developed into innovative, category-leading companies that challenge world's toughest cybersecurity problems. Team8 is backed by Cisco, AT&T, Accenture, Nokia, Temasek, Mitsui, Bessemer Venture Partners, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Marker LLC.


Nadav holds an LL.B from the Interdisciplinary Centre and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.