Gal Ringel is co-founder and CEO of Mine, a startup company focused on data privacy solutions. Previously, he spent four and a half years in the venture capital world, at Nielsen and Verizon Ventures, during which time he was able to direct about $50M in over 20 early- & late-stage companies in the Israeli ecosystem. Mr. Ringel served six years as a captain in the Israel Defense Forces as part of the 8200 Elite Intelligence Corps, specializing in and leading teams on cybersecurity. He holds a Bachelors of Applied Science in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel. In 2017, he was selected for Forbes 30 under 30.