Board of directors



Yoav has 24 years of experience in financial management, marketing and business development. He is currently a member of the anti-counterfeiting committee at INTA and was formerly a Council Member at ICANN. Yoav was Senior Advisor to a minister in the Israeli government and was the head of the Technology branch of the Israeli military’s Information Security Department. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg & Recanati business school (Northwestern University & Tel-Aviv University), and a B.A. in Economics and Physics from the Tel-Aviv University.


Yuval is an internet information systems expert. He has 22 years of experience in managing software development and web development, specializing in domain name systems and IDN (Internationalised Domain Name) systems.  Yuval was formerly a member of the Government Advisory Committee at ICANN for Israel.  Yuval holds an L.L.B and is a qualified lawyer. He earned a Business Administration degree Cum Laude specialising in Information Technology and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from IDC Herzliya.


Ron brings more than 15 years of financial management experience, spent in large and global organizations.
Most recently, Ron led the Accounting & Financial Reporting team at Payoneer, taking a pivotal role in the successful IPO (Jun’21).
Prior to that, Ron has established PayPal EU reporting team, taking sole responsibility on all EU finance & reporting requirement of the organization. Ron gained his ACA / CPA qualification while working at PWC London.

AZRIEL (UZI) MOSCOVICI / Non-Exec Chairman

Azriel (“Uzi”) Moscovici is an experienced manager and technologist with considerable knowledge in information, communications and cyber technology.  Uzi is currently the Chief Executive of Waveguard, an intelligence and offensive cyber company based in Tel Aviv. Prior to that he was Vice President of the Missile Systems division of Israeli Aviation Industries.  He is also a Major General (reserves) and the former head of the Israeli Defence Force’s Cyber Defence and IT directorate, where he was responsible for IT architecture, communications, software, computing centres, cryptography, spectrum and cyber defence.  Before that Uzi was a commander of front line units up to a division level.  Uzi qualified as an aerodynamics engineer and holds an MSc. in Strategy and an MBA.

HAREL KODESH/ Non-Exec Director

Harel, brings a wealth of experience to BrandShield, particularly in terms of driving the rapid growth and expansion of technology companies.  Harel served as Operating Partner at Silver Lake Partners, a global leader in technology investments with $74 Billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Kodesh served as Vice President at Predix and Chief Technology Officer at GE Digital. He was responsible for driving the technical strategy behind Predix, GE’s cloud platform for the Industrial Internet, and the applications developed by GE for the industrial sector. Before joining GE, Mr. Kodesh co-founded and served as CEO at Nurego, a spinoff of EMC Corp. At EMC, he acted as Executive VP for Cloud Business Systems and as CEO of Mozy, its wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to Backup as a Service.  He is currently a partner at BiologyWorks, which develops at-home molecular tests for viral infections.

Mr Kodesh holds a BS in computer engineering and a MS in electrical engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. He has served on boards for Mobilitec, DreamBox Learning, BSquare and Modern Systems. Mr Kodesh also sits on the Board of Councillors for USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering.

JOHN TAYLOR /Non-Exec Director

John Taylor has been a director of BrandShield since 2019.  He is also a non-executive director of TAP Global Plc, IamFire Plc, and Asimilar Group Plc. He has assisted a number of companies with their listing on the UK markets and previously was a director of Bidstack Group Plc, Sabien Technology, and Becket Invest Plc. He also worked for 2 years in Private Equity backed turnaround projects. Prior to this, he spent 21 years in the Army, commanding attack helicopter formations on operations around the globe.

Last updated on 27 July 2023