Dr. Jacob Mendel

Dr. Jacob Mendel

Head of Blockchain CoE Israel @ JPMorgan Israel

Dr. Jacob Mendel is The Head of Blockchain CoE at J.P. Morgan Israel and former General Manager Cybersecurity COE at Intel. He is a serial cybersecurity entrepreneur; He has been the CEO and Co-Founder of SCsquare Ltd., where he founded a business enabler for advanced cybersecurity technologies.

He holds 16 approved patents in the area of cybersecurity. His career in cybersecurity over the past 20 years is a unique mixture of broad practical experience and research expertise. His practice included extensive involvement in cybersecurity offensive projects, research and development, business development and product management. Proven worldwide track records in secure operating systems, digital rights management (DRM), security certification (CC, FIPS, EMV), penetration test, reverses engineering, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT security and Smart Grid cybersecurity.

His research focuses on the cybersecurity and economics of distributed systems, in particular Blockchain technology and machine Learning. His previous research was on Smart Grid cybersecurity, malware attacks, privacy issues, business continuation under cyber-attack and root of trust.