Keren Elazari is a security researcher, author and strategic analyst. Her independent research work, analysis and writing about emerging security issues has been featured by TED, Scientific American, WIRED, VICE and more.
Keren holds an MA in Security Studies from Tel Aviv University where she is a senior researcher at the Balvatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, focusing on the complex relationships between hackers, industry and government.
In 2014, Keren became the first Israeli woman to speak at the annual TED conference. Keren's TED talk about the role of hackers has been viewed by millions, translated to 27 languages and selected for TED's list of 'Most Powerful Ideas '. She recently co-authored a book called "Women in Tech", published by Penguin USA in March 2016.