C2A Security was founded in 2016 by Michael Dick, previously co-founder of NDS, dedicated to provide the automotive industry end to end in-vehicle cybersecurity protection. Combining multi-disciplinary world-renowned leaders from the automotive, embedded security and academic domains, C2A created a new approach for In-Vehicle Cybersecurity, bringing car manufacturers a comprehensive, yet practical vehicle security solutions
C2A Security is led by a multi-disciplinary, world-renowned executives from the automotive, embedded security and academic domains. Together they have created a new approach for in-vehicle cybersecurity, tackling current and future automotive industry challenges.
Olaf is a Partner at Maniv Mobility, Israel's first venture capital fund dedicated exclusively to the new mobility future, investing in the leading mobility startups. Olaf has broad connections throughout the global automotive industry and is regarded as one of the leading researchers of autonomous vehicles.
Meir is a Founding Partner at More Ventures, which invests in seed and early-stage Israeli technology start-ups. He specializes in energy technology, cybersecurity, infrastructure, and finance. Meir represents More Ventures as a board member/observer at Grid4C, Lumos, Claroty, C2A Security, Ception and Panoramic Power (acquired by Centrica/Direct Energy).
Dr. Daniel Moskovich
Head of Algorithms
Daniel is a mathematician, a researcher, and an explorer of ideas. He has 16 years of experience is academic research, obtaining his PhD in Mathematics from Kyoto University in 2006. He has published 13 papers in peer-reviewed journals on topics from topology and information theory. Using his broad academic knowledge he transitioned to private industry, where he has worked for the past 5 years performing signal-processing research at Lightricks and at Neteera Technologies.
Head of Safety and AUTOSAR
Frank is an experienced software engineer with more than 8 years of specialized experience in automotive software development for ECUs and AUTOSAR standard based software projects. Before he joined C2A he worked for 6 years as a senior software engineer at Elektrobit Automotive GmbH. He also worked as an embedded software engineer and developer at Systeme Helmholz GmbH and Sintratec AG. Frank holds a Diploma (FH) in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Computer Engineering from the Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences.
Prof. Avishai Woll
Head of Academic Task Force
Prof. Avishai Wool co-founded AlgoSec in 2004 and has served as its CTO since its inception. Prior to that he co-founded Lumeta Corporation in 2000 and was its Chief Scientist until 2002. Beforehand, Prof. Wool was a technical staff member at Bell Labs’ Secure Systems Research Department, where he led a team of firewall researchers. He has published more than 110 research papers and holds 13 US Patents and has served on the program committee of the leading IEEE and ACM conferences on computer and network security. Prof. Wool has a B.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Mathematics and Computer Science, and a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Prof. Alan Taub
Prof. Alan Taub, a world-renowned veteran of the automotive industry, served as General Motors vice president for Global Research & Development. Prior to his 11-years in GM's, Taub spent 15 years working in R&D at General Electric, where he registered 26 patents, and 8 years at Ford Motor Company. Taub, currently a faculty member of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, serves as technical advisor for the strategic venture capital fund Auto Tech Ventures, and is also on the Innovation Advisory Board for Samsung Electronics.
Prof. Taub has a B.Sc. in Materials Engineering from Brown, and a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Applied Physics, both from Harvard.
Founder & CEO
Michael was a co-founder of NDS, which was acquired by Cisco for $5bn in 2012, and served as VP in Cisco, specializing in Security Delivery. He is a pioneer in embedded, network and content security and managed many global clients. He has global experience working on large scale systems that protected billions of dollars of content for customers. Michael’s global security experience gives him a unique insight into the challenges faced by car companies with millions of vehicles on the road
Issak has more than 16 years experience of leading embedded security teams under his belt. He joined C2A as VP R&D following 2.5 years as tech leader at Neteera. Prior to that, Issak worked 10 years at Cisco, leading automotive security solutions on both client (embedded devices) and cloud applications. Issak holds a Bsc in Electrical Engineering from the JCT and Msc. from the Hebrew University in Applied Physics.
Chief Product & Marketing Officer
Nathaniel is passionate about bringing new technologies to market to solve real problems, joining his first startup at the age of 20. He is an alumnus of an elite unit in the Israeli Intelligence Corps, where he served for several years as a team leader and officer. Nathaniel holds a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and an MBA, both from Tel Aviv University.
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