Roy Keidar has a diverse background in policy, law and technology. His legal expertise is in the fields of international law, security and emerging technologies. Roy was an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, filling various positions in the Military Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps, specializing in international law, legal and economic issues related to Gaza and the West Bank. Roy has served as the legal advisor for the Israeli National Security Council at the Prime Minister's Office. During his seven years' tenure he has worked on various issues related to international law, defense and security, counter-terrorism, terror financing, anti-money laundering and administrative law. In the course of his position with the Prime Minister's office Roy was appointed to serve on the following commissions: The special UN inquiry committee of the events leading to the 'Flotilla incident'. Special coordinator of the national committee chaired by lt. General (ret) Amnon Lipkin Shachak to implement the conclusions from the second Lebanese war. Member of the special inquiry committee in charge of investigating the events leading to the abduction of the Israeli soldier, Corporal Gilad Shalit. Appointed by Prime Minister Sharon to the committee in charge of drafting the special legislation for the implementation of the Disengagement Plan. Served as the facilitator of the Israeli national security cabinet meetings. Apart from his legal expertise Roy is an entrepreneur at heart. He has co-founded the Cross Lab Network (XLN), a global network of maker-spaces designed to provide wide-spread access to digital fabrication technologies. Previously Roy has worked for 3 years as the CEO of the Reut Institute one of Israel's leading strategy and policy groups dealing with Israel's most pressing issues on national security, social and economic development and science and technology. Roy writes occasionally on legal issues of emerging technologies, such as 3D printing, block chain technologies, and IoT. He was a lecturer at the faculty of law, IDC Herzliya on the issue of Counter terrorism law and policy.