Avi is the CEO and co-founder of Sixgill, a cyber intelligence platform that detects and defuses cyber threats before they become cyberattacks. Its disruptive technology, automatically and covertly monitors and analyzes illegal activity on a massive scale. Sixgill exposes malicious activity at the earliest stages of the cybercrime lifecycle with unprecedented accuracy – often before the damage is done.
Avi has more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and leadership experience in the technology and network security industry. Prior to Sixgill, Avi served in key roles at legendary disruptive companies at their earliest stages including Checkpoint (creators of first software firewall that uses stateful inspection), and Vocaltec (creators of first VOIP). He also led state of the art technological projects for the Israel Defense Forces.
Avi holds a BSc. in Computer Engineering and MBA in management of Hi Tech firms, both degrees from the Technion - Israel institute of Technology.