Gal Tal-Hochberg

Group CTO

Gal is Group CTO of Team8, advising foundry and portfolio companies in their creation process and as they scale.


Gal is an entrepreneur with over 15 of years of experience building and leading software companies in the areas of cyber security, artificial intelligence, fintech and blockchain.


Prior to joining Team8, Gal was co-founder and CEO at Clear, an enterprise blockchain company that builds decentralized clearing networks for global industries, serving companies such as Vodafone, Telefonica, and Deutsche Telekom.


Previously, he worked as a consultant in the fields of cyber security, computer graphics, machine learning, big data, web applications, and scalable systems, and as an engagement manager at Sygnia helping protect global corporations from cyber threats.


Gal also co-founded HiredScore as CTO, an AI HR company used by Fortune 500 companies to identify the best candidates in their funnel and served in the Israel Defense Force’s Technology & Intelligence Unit 8200.