Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, Keren Elazari is a cyber security expert, public speaker and industry analyst. Since 2000, Keren has worked on solving complex security challenges with leading IT vendors, government organizations , Big 4 firms and Fortune 500 companies. Keren is a featured speaker at many international events such as TED 2014, RSA Conference, NATO, DEFCON, WIRED and more, often invited to discuss the rising power of hackers, the value of data and the evolution of security paradigms. Keren holds a BA in History & Philosophy of Science from Tel Aviv University and the CISSP international accreditation for information security professionals. In 2012, Keren held the position of security fellow with Singularity University, and today she is a senior fellow with the Tel Aviv University Science, Technology and Security workshop, where she explores the intersection of cyber security with global issues.