Yaakov Stein

Chief Technology Officer (CTO), RAD

Yaakov (Jonathan) Stein obtained his BSc (1977), MSc (1979) and PhD (1989) degrees in theoretical physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

From 1980 to 1989 Dr. Stein worked as a research scientist for the Israel Ministry of Defense, and received the Israel Defense Award, Israel's highest award for defense-related research. He was employed by Comverse Technology from 1989 to 1998, first as Neural Network Applications Team Leader in Tel Aviv, and then as DSP and Advanced Technology Manager, stationed in New York. Between 1995 and 1998 he served as Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Polytechnic University, New York and since 1998 serves in a similar capacity at Tel Aviv University.

He joined RAD as its Chief Scientist in 1999, and became the company’s Chief Technology Officer in 2011.

Dr. Stein has authored numerous academic papers, telecommunications standards and patent applications. He presently co-chairs the IETF’s Timing over IP Connection and Transfer of Clock (TICTOC) working group. In 2014 he co-founded and became a board member, NFV working group chair and technical committee chair of Neptune - the Israel Consortium for Network Programming

His book, Digital Signal Processing - A Computer Science Perspective, was published by John Wiley and Sons in 2000.