Yair Cohen

Former commander of Unit 8200, the central military intelligence and cyber unit of the Israeli Defense Forces, Yair Cohen is the head of the intelligence and cyber solutions division at Elbit Systems Ltd, an international defense electronics company. He previously served as vice president of the leading technology holding company Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. and of Clal Energy, and sat on the boards of several companies in both the Elron and IDB Groups. He also served as chair of the board of ECtel Ltd.


He spoke at the 2013 Israeli Presidential Conference on the subject of the characteristics of the future battlefield, “Tomorrow’s Wars – No Longer Science Fiction.”