Tom is Team8’s Director of Research. Tom is an experienced research manager with a demonstrated history of establishing and leading research teams at both corporate and startup environments. Prior to joining Team8, Tom led the security research of Illusive Networks and the malware research of Trusteer (acquired by IBM). As an active contributor to the research community, Tom has presented his research at global security conferences including Black Hat, DEF CON, and IEEE events. Tom holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Ben-Gurion University and a B.A. from the Israeli Naval Academy at the University of Haifa.