Chief Technical Advisor, Israel
As Chief Technical Advisor for Anfield, Lior Frenkel brings over 25 years of experience in the cybersecurity sector and a notable track record in collaborating with the Israeli government on various matters. His insight into government operations and policies coupled with deep-rooted connections in the Israeli tech sector, enable him to develop and implement innovative collaborative strategies. This expertise is key to driving Anfield’s growth and in successfully transforming cutting-edge technologies from their development stage into commercially viable products.
Lior’s role at Anfield is enhanced by his strong connection to the Israeli government, especially in cybersecurity. His company, Waterfall Security Solutions, has been certified by Israeli Government Security Agencies. The technologies developed by his company play a crucial role in safeguarding critical infrastructure globally, such as power plants, airports, and railway systems.
Lior serves in several influential positions within Israeli industry associations. He is a member of the management at the Israeli High-Tech Association (HTA) and the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel. These organizations play a crucial role in shaping the industrial and technology sectors in Israel, often interacting with the government, and advocating for their respective industries. Lior’s influence extends to his role as the Chairman of the Israel Cyber Forum. In this position, he leads efforts to promote the Israeli cybersecurity industry on a global scale. He also frequently contributes to regulatory steering committees, governmental forums, public hearings, and closed-door briefings.
Lior is a graduate of Bar-Ilan University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Statistics. His academic background is complemented by his contributions to the field in the form of multiple patents and patent applications, mainly in cybersecurity for both OT and IT environments.