Avi leads Frost & Sullivan's Defense consulting branch in Israel. He served over 23 years in the hub of the Israeli Military Intelligence Division as Senior Commander and was head of the hostage unit and other senior operational positions. Avi holds wide experience in the areas of intelligence, relevant technologies, cyber, analysis, and defense architectures. He served as a leading analyst in the research department of the IDF, dealing with regional & global security to defense aspects. He is a lawyer, holds expertise in international law and arms-conflict while specializing in crisis management and negotiation with terrorist organizations. Avi graduated MBA from Tel Aviv University and LLM from Berkeley University and he is a fellow associate at the global-known international institution for Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya, Israel.