Rotem is a member of Algorand’s founding team and a Director of Product Management, overseeing the product development of the Algorand platform, including the Algorand Consensus protocol, smart contracts platform, and developer tools.

Prior to Algorand, Rotem served for 5 years in Israel’s elite cyber-intelligence unit 8200, leading projects of national strategic caliber. His experience, however, stretches even further back. He started his career as a software engineer for SAP AG at the age of 14 and has since developed software and conducted research for several prominent companies, including IBM Research, Akamai Technologies and Broadway Technology. He also provided strategic counsel at Sygnia, a leading cyber-security consulting firm.

Rotem Holds a Master of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from MIT.