“I learned from counterintelligence that human beings exhibit behaviors that create patterns which can be tracked.”— Yuval Diskin, Co-founder and Active Chairman and former Shin Bet chief
Yuval Diskin is a founder and Active Chairman of Opora. Prior to founding Opora, Diskin, Tsafrir Kats & Dr. Tamir Bechor created, Diskin Advanced Technologies, a security consultancy serving global enterprises. The three also partnered with Volkswagen AG to found Cymotive, a cyber security company, developing cutting edge solutions for connected, electric and driverless cars. As the 12th Director of the Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet),
Diskin led the development of the Shin Bet’s cyber capabilities. Diskin has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine.
Noam Jolles is an Opora co-founder and its Chief Executive Officer. She co-founded Opora to deliver the value of Preemptive Intelligence to the private sector. Noam is a recognized intelligence expert and thought leader in information gathering, analysis and outcomes. Over the past two decades, she has served in a variety of roles leading intelligence R&D and core intelligence operations for the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet).
Iko is a proven innovator and a technology leader. Iko has led successfully numerous products from inception stages, most of which in cybersecurity and cloud arenas. Prior to Opora, Iko founded empow Cybersecurity ,a NG-SIEM aimed at disrupting the SIEM market where he served as it’s CTO. Over the years Iko held several executive positions as well as served as Chief Architect at Huawei leading innovation for it’s cloud division.
Roy Peretz serves as Opora’s VP of Product Management. He is responsible for its product strategy and vision. Roy brings nearly two decades of experience driving market-leading cybersecurity product strategy and development from inital concept to customer delivery. Prior to Opora, Roy was an additional founder in Whitebox Security and led its product management function. His knowledge, vision and practical guidance resulted in its acquisition by SailPoint. (NYSE:SAIL).
Dana brings over 15 years of experience in managing human capital in various organizations, with a focus on the cybersecurity industry. Before joining Opora, Dana was the VP of HR at Bugsec, and has served in HR roles for the Israeli Intelligence Corps (8200). Dana sees HR as a key partner to the business, and believes that when you “follow your dreams, and your passion – even if it is difficult – you must celebrate the small successes and not forget to enjoy the journey”.