Nissim Bar-El, Business Entrepreneur & Social Entrepreneur.
Nissim is a worldwide known pioneer in the field of Cyber Security. He served as the Founder, CEO and Chairman of ComSec Group. He has been at the forefront of the development of advanced Cyber Security platforms serving large corporates worldwide. Nissim has since been serving in executive and board roles in cyber security start-ups in Israel and across the world. Nissim served in official roles and has been a stack holder in ENISA (The European Network and Information Security Agency).
In 2010, Mr. Bar-El began shifting his focus to the philanthropic arena. Nissim serves as Board Member of Israel’s leading welfare charity – Latet.
Nissim concentrates in advocating and developing his philanthropic vision: “From Sderot to Sderot (and back)”, i.e. from the underprivileged municipality of Sderot (as a symbol) to the wealthy Rothschild Boulevard (Sderot) of Tel-Aviv. This vision sees all Israelis as fully capable of succeeding in life, given access to the right tools and skills. This vision facilitated the development of Nissim’s flagship initiative in Israeli philanthropy – Yozmot Atid. In the framework of this national initiative underprivileged Israeli women, are provided with business guidance, training and mentorship, as well as with micro-loans, in order to launch, develop and sustain an income generating micro-business.
Guided by his vision, Nissim has also established the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Sderot’s Sapir Academic College. Nissim serves as a Board Member of Sapir Academic College
In addition, Nissim serves as a Board Member and Chair of the finance committee at IASA – Israel Arts and Sciences Academy, a boarding school for gifted high-school students from Jerusalem and from the Israeli periphery.
Nissim Bar-EL is a member of the Committed To Give initiative for promoting Israeli philanthropy.