Eyal Pinko (Navy Commander, retired) served in the Israeli navy for 23 years, in operational, technological and intelligence duties.
Eyal served for 5 more years as the head of division at the ministry of defense (Civilian rank equal to RADM).
Eyal holds the Israel’s security award, prime minister’s decoration of excellence, DDR&D decoration of excellence, and IDF commander in chief decoration of excellence.
Since August 2017, he is a senior private consultant for cyber, maritime cyber and security at the Israeli National cyber security authority, and for other companies.
He holds bachelor’s degree with honor in electronics engineering, and two master’s degrees with honor in political science and in organizational development.
Since 2016, he has been a PhD candidate at the Bar-Ilan university and a Research Fellow at the Haifa Maritime Policy and Strategy Research Center.