Roy Akerman is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Rezonate. Previously, Roy was the head of the Israeli Cyber Defense Operations responsible for defending Israel’s critical infrastructure and public companies. Developing cutting edge technology and first line leading counter cyber espionage, cyber terror and defensive operations.
During his 20+ years of service and building innovative cyber technologies, Roy led the foundation of NISA, Israel’s equivalent of the NSA, while establishing alliances with numerous countries and business partners. Roy’s teams were awarded a medal of honor for their unique contribution to Israel National Security. Right after graduating from MIT Sloan, he took the position of VP product incubation for Cybereason where he founded three new disruptive lines of business, including Cybereason’s flagship XDR product and its Google Cloud partnership. Roy holds an MBA from MIT Sloan, and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and psychology from the Open University of Israel.