About Guardknox

GuardKnox, the automotive cyber security provider, protects the users of the connected vehicles against threats that can endanger their physical safety and the safety of their personal information.

GuardKnox’s team brings over two decades of experience in providing hardware and software-based cyber security solutions to Israeli Air Force systems. The team shares the core values of the Israeli Air Force and is committed to supplying solutions which protect the automotive industry from the most critical cyber threats.

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Management

Moshe Shlisel

CEO

Moshe is a Veteran of the Israeli Air Force (IAF). He served as the Deputy Commander of Special Operations and oversaw the development and application of highly complex products, including the development and implementation of hardware based security solutions. He held various executive positions within TADIRAN Communication and Elbit Systems, served as General Manager of medical ERP startup ExactCost, CEO of audience measurement startup TruMedia and COO of satellite communication company SatixFy. Moshe holds a B.Sc. in electro-optics from the Technicon and an MA in Economic Policy (Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University.

DIONIS TESHLER

CTO

Dionis served in the Israeli Air Force as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), responsible for the design and implementation of cyber security solutions for missile defense systems, including the Iron Dome and Arrow III. Following that, he served as Project Manager for IT systems and CISO for the Israeli F-35 fighter jet program. After his military career, he worked as VP R&D of audience measurement startup Trumedia. He also worked as an Algorithms Engineer for image-processing startup Transchip, which was acquired by Samsung Electronics. He holds a B.Sc in Electronics Engineering and Computer Science (Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University, a M.Sc in Computer Science (thesis in Computational Neuroscience, Cum Laude) and a Global MBA with a focus on Global Strategy from the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya.

IDAN NADAV

CHIEF ENGINEER

Idan served in the Israeli Air Force as the Chief Engineer and Lead Developer of hardware cybersecurity solutions for the Israeli F-35 fighter jet, as well as for the Iron Dome and Arrow III missile defense systems. Idan pioneered both the design and the development of these state-of-the-art embedded real-time security solutions for operational systems. He has vast hands-on experience in designing, developing, producing, deploying and testing real-time embedded cyber security solutions in mission critical environments. He holds a B.Sc in Software Engineering from the Afeka Institute.

Jillian Goldberg

Marketing Director

Jillian brings to GuardKnox her experience in board management and marketing as well as risk analysis and mitigation. Jillian began her professional career as a member of Teach for America, a Division of Ameri-Corps. Jillian received her BA from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, in liberal arts with a focus in Business, Spanish, and Psychology. She also holds a Masters of Public Health – Emergency and Disaster Management (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University.

Tal Nisan

Chief Software Architect

Tal is a veteran of the Israeli Air Force. Tal was a key member of the IAF team which was responsible for the design and development of advanced embedded real-time security solutions for operational systems. Tal has vast hands-on experience in designing, developing, producing, deploying and testing real-time embedded cyber security solutions in mission-critical environments. He completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science from the College of Management Academic Studies.

Gidi Geller

VP Sales and BD

Gidi joins GuardKnox after close to 25 years of tenure in sales and business development. Gidi previously held several influential positions for global companies including Radisys, Artesyn, and was responsible for ensuring successful growth for Israel and European territories. His experience has given him excellent capabilities at leading sales teams and managing distribution channels at high efficiencies. Gidi possesses sound knowledge of multiple technologies such as HW / SW and system integration solutions, telecom and security applications. Gidi’s significant experience and success will serve to continue GuardKnox’s growth and penetration in the automotive industry.

Board

Steve Girsky

Former GM Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors

Mary Chan

Former President of Global Connected Consumer, OnStar at GM

Avihu Ben Nun

Former Commander of the Israeli Air Force

Shay Livnat

Part-Owner of Taavura Group

Dr. Kurt Lauk

Senior Advisor at TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P.

Saeed Amidi

Founder and CEO at Plug and Play