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Yaacov Apelbaum Curriculum Vita

Technical Acumen — A technology executive with extensive hands-on application development and information systems management experience. Holder of 13 U.S. patents and published author. Expertise in all aspects of R&D, ideation, architecture, development, and engineering specializing in real-time enterprise and HLS platforms. Premium proficiency in cyber security, architecture, analytics, and delivery of scalable, large, and high performance Video Analytics, Big Data, SaaS/PaaS, Cyber Security solutions, and UAV based sensor and IoT technology.

Distinctive Leadership Qualifications — Proven ability to achieve goals, manage complexity, foster innovation, and prioritize initiatives in high pressure environments and high risk projects. Builder of efficient technology organizations. Skilled mentor and motivator of multi-disciplinary and multi-national teams. Hires great people and creates a productive workplace that promotes enthusiasm, integrity, innovation, and continuous learning. Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong work ethic, passion, and tenacity. Persuasive communication, presentation, and negotiation skills. Multilingual fluency and extensive international work experience in both government and private sectors as well as matrixed corporate organizations.

Business Value — Transformational leader with unique blend of business and technology expertise with diverse Fortune 500 and startup environments. Solid experience navigating through complex market challenges. A true partner in making technology a business accelerator and enabler. Strong relationship building ability and proven P&L, strategy, PM, and cross-organizational skills. Compelling ability to position resources effectively and prioritize and execute large and aggressive business initiatives. Assertive implementer of strategies supporting accelerated time to market and rapid technology and product maturation.

Software Projects

Mobile Wearable VA and Secure IoT

The IOP2 VA Platform, The Owl IoT  Security Platforms, The Intelligent Hub

Safe City and Smart City Platfroms

City Management, Environmental Management

HyperWallet Global Payment Engine

Architecture, Overview

Compliance Center

Technical Presentation

The Construction Manager


Maintenance of Way Rules



1. Published Books

2. Behind the Scenes of Virtual Jihad – Part I

3. Behind the Scenes of Virtual Jihad – Part II

4. Behind the Scenes of Virtual Jihad – Part III

5. Behind the Scenes of Virtual Jihad – Part IV

6. Authentication Principles, Theory, and Practice


1. Flush flooding detection system

2. Face recognition using concealed mobile camera
3. Broker-mediated payment systems and methods
4. Sensor and data fusion
5. Knowledge management system

6. Transaction request processing system and method

7. Management of video transmission over networks

8. Bandwidth management of multimedia transmission over networks

9. Video conferencing systems and methods

10. System and method for providing data services via a network

11. System and method for data compression

12. Information security systems and methods

13. System and method for providing data services via a network


1. King, Robert (September 25, 1991). "Chunk of Old Skyway Dismantled", The Brandenton Herald: 1B, B3.

2. Editorial, "The Sunshine Skyway Bridge- a History of Ups and Downs", Hardaway World: 2-3,

3. Editorial, "Old Skyway bridge begins ‘Falling’ down by chunks Tuesday", The Tampa Tribune: A3-A4. 

External links

1. Building Secure Exchange Gateways with Windows Server and Http Extensions Microsoft PDC 2005

2. The 30 Minute Guide to e-Commerce Web Security PCI Briefing

3. Best Engineering Practices in Security Product Development IEEE Security Symposium 2008

Professional Certifications

1981 - Emergency Medical Technician

1987 - The Ocean Corporation Commercial Offshore Oilfield Diver

1989 - Society of Explosive Engineers - Florida State Blaster's License
1992 - ASNT NDT Certification

1993 - AWS Welding Inspector
1999 - Microsoft Windows NT Certified Professional
1999 - Oracle Certified Internet Application Developer 6/6i

2000 - Oracle Certified Financial Applications Developer

2001 - Network Associates Troubleshooting with the Sniffer Network Analyzer  (TNV-303-GUI, and TNV-304-GUI)

2001 - Oracle DBA and PLSQL Developer
2001 - Microsoft SQL Server 7 Transact SQL Programming Hands-On I
2001 - Microsoft SQL Server 7 Database Administration
2001 - IBM Developing Server Side Applications using Visual Age for Java I
2001 - IBM Developing Server Side Applications using Visual Age for Java II

2001 - IBM Object Oriented programming using Visual Age for Java
2001 - IBM Developing OO Application with Java-The Full Life Cycle
2001 - IBM DB2 Universal Database Advanced Administration
2001 - IBM DB2 Family Fundamentals
2001 - IBM WebSphere Application Server 3.5 Administration I
2001 - IBM WebSphere Application Server 3.5 Administration II
2001 - IBM WebSphere Application Server 3.5 Administration III
2002 - Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Transact SQL Programming Hands-On II
2003 - Microsoft Certified System Engineer for Windows 2000, Server 2003
2004 - Oracle
9i Database Administration Certified Professional

2004 - Microsoft Certified System Engineer Windows Server 2003
2005 - Microsoft Implementing Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004
2005 - Oracle
9i PL/SQL Certified Developer

2005 - Oracle 10g: Implementing and Administrating Data Warehouse Professional

2014 - SEC504 Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling
2014 - SEC560 Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacker Techniques
2014 - SEC575 Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking
2014 - SEC617 Wireless Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing and Defenses

2014 - MicroDrones Certified Commercial UAV Pilot
2017 - Remote Pilot – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems


Personal links

1. The Illustrated Primer My Blog






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