Tzvika ShneiderDirector, R&D, Auto Cybersecurity BU at HARMAN International
Tzvika Shneider is the R&D Director, Automotive Cybersecurity business unit at HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, cyber security solutions, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and services supporting the Internet of Things. Tzvika joined HARMAN's Automotive Cybersecurity Business Unit (build upon TowerSec acquisition) in 2016.
Tzvika has over 14 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity both as a researcher and as a senior leader of R&D and product groups specializing in intelligence security-related innovation projects. Among Tzvika’s unique expertise are: building effective and innovative R&D groups, intelligence research and cybersecurity
Before joining Harman, Tzvika served as VP R&D and General Manager in startups in the fields of IT, Mobile and Cellular Communication. Prior to that Tzvika spent 10 years as an officer at an elite intelligence unit of the Israeli Defense Forces, where he held senior R&D management roles in the field of IT, intelligence and cybersecurity.
Tzvika holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and an Executive MBA from Tel Aviv University.