From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Cristal served in various official capacities in Israeli negotiation teams with Jordan and the Palestinians, and experienced years of intense negotiations.
Since 2001, Mr. Cristal advises, consults and trains business people, entrepreneurs, CEOs and senior government officials in Europe, Russia, US and Asia in analyzing, planning and designing complex negotiation processes. He has been working intensively in the energy, construction, financial, technological, pharmaceutical, industrial, transportation and aeronautical sectors, varying from deal-making negotiations, including start-ups investment and marketing processes, cross-cultural business disputes, union-management conflicts, post-merger integration, to business and national crisis management.
Mr. Cristal is a Lt. Colonel (R.) in the IDF, with extensive operational experience in crisis negotiation, and lectures worldwide on crisis negotiation and complex crisis management.
He is a faculty member at SKOLKOVO, Moscow’s leading Business School, as well as a lecturer at the Executive MBA at Recanati, Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzelia, and a visiting scholar in leading international negotiation institutions including the Program on International Negotiation (PIN) at IIASA, Austria, (2001-2008), Program On Negotiation at Harvard Law School (2007) and the IDSS in Singapore, (2004).
Mr. Cristal commentates regularly on the Israeli and international media, international conferences and academic publications negotiation processes and crisis interventions.
Graduated Bar-Ilan Law School in Israel (1994), and Harvard Kennedy School of Government (1998), Mr. Cristal is also a doctoral researcher at the London School of Economics.
Nikos Pappas - Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media
Manolis Sfakianakis - Major General (ret.) President and Founder of the Cyber Security International Institute (CSIi), Special Investigator - Analyst of Electronic Crime.
Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski - Partner & Head of Tech Regulation at the leading International Israeli law firm Herzog, Fox, Neeman (HFN). Director at Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Cyber Labs. Professor for Cyber Studies,Internet Law,E-Commerce and Cyber Security at Tel Aviv University. Professor of the Executive MBA Global of Kellogg.
Moty Cristal - CEO and Founder of the NEST consulting group. Member of the Israeli national negotiating team. Harvard graduate with significant cyber-attacking experience in many countries.
Mariana Pirgioti - Political analyst- media training expert. Co-founder of the Dome consulting firm with 30 years of experience as a journalist in the major Greek media (newspapers, radios, TV stations), she was General Manager at the IDKK (Institute for Democracy Konstantinos Karamanlis) think tank.
This interactive session will engage participants in a cyber-role-play simulation which will explore the disruptive effects of cyberattack. It will be an opportunity to recognize and manage the dramatic dilemmas which every company's management will face when it faces a data breach under GDPR regime and the need for proper preparations in order to mitigate the effects.
Dr. Nikos Th. Nikolinakos - Managing Partner in the leading law firm Nikolinakos - Lardas & Partners LLP. For 6 years in a row, he and his company have been awarded as no 1 in the fields of telecommunications, media and technology - TMT, in Data Protection and Cybersecurity, as well as in Intellectual Property (IP) and New Technologies.
Simulation of a cyber-attack with participants in the roles of the crisis management team.
Make sure your company leadership is prepared.