Eli Ben Meir

Vice President ISTAR Systems, Rafael

General Eli Ben-Meir is a VP in Rafael, heading the intelligence and cyber directorate. Responsible for programs, marketing and business development in the areas of Intelligence, cyber, big-data solutions and HLS. He is married to Galit and a father to four daughters.

General Ben-Meir joined Rafael after 30 years of service in the IDF. In his last positions he served as Israel's intelligence Attache to the U.S and Canada, and as the chief of staff of the Israeli military intelligence. In his last position Eli was the national assessor reporting  to the IDF COS and the Israeli PM and cabinet. 

As an accomplished leader in the fields of Cyber Security, Big Data and Intelligence, he has amassed extensive in-depth knowledge of the strategic challenges and threats faced by Israel, the region, and the global community. He brings to his position significant expertise in cutting-edge technological-operational Intelligence with deep understanding of critical technologies including cyber security, big data, AI and machine learning. He was the founder of a cyber security company, and advised to start ups in these fields.  

General Ben Meir holds a BA degree with honors in logistics and Economics, as well as LL.B. and LL.M. degrees in Law, from Bar Ilan University Israel.


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