Col. (Res.) Ran Sherman is an associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya.
Ran served in the IDF for 28 years and retired in 2013. He fulfilled various commanding duties at the Military Intelligence Directorate.
After his retirement, he served another for 4 years, as BG.- head of the Cyber Security unit, in the Prime Minister’s Office.
Since then he has been a strategic cyber security consultant and has established a new Israeli startup, aiming for the extreme sport worldwide market, based on geo-information technology, AI and machine learning.
For the last 5 years he has been skydiving all over the world, where he finds the meaning of the phrase- “Beyond fear lies freedom”.