Veteran technologist, “white hacker” and Security Researcher, and international musician. Since the early 1990s, Sassi has accumulated experience in IT infrastructures, data communications and application development (Including ~8 years as technical leader and Technology Group Manager at Microsoft), as a CTO in public companies and start-ups. Currently, Sassi is an independent consultant to organizations in Israel and abroad, focusing on military & finance sectors, specializing in Security, automation & penetrating air-gapped networks. Sassi lectured at the TED and TEDx conferences and was awarded 4 Peace and Friendship awards by cities and governments around the world. Sassi holds a master’s degree in law and a variety of professional qualifications (NetApp, EMC, VMWare, etc.).