Yakir is CEO of Kovrr. He started his career in the Israeli intelligence forces. Following his military service, he acquired multidisciplinary experience in software and hardware design, development and product management. For the past few years he has been focused on bringing cyber defense solutions based on advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to the market. In his last position before founding Kovrr, he led Product Marketing & Business Development at Deep Instinct, a cyber defense startup which leverages deep learning technology to protect endpoints and mobile devices. Yakir holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel institute of Technology and an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.