Itay holds an M.Sc. in Algorithmic Game Theory from the Technion. He has a double major B.Sc. from the Technion in Computer Science and Mathematics (Magna Cum Laude) that he earned as part of the “Lapidim Excellence Program”. Before joining StarkWare he was employed as a Research Scientist and a Software Engineer at Yahoo Research and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Itay is a Major (res.) in the IAF.