Mr. Arik Segal

Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy; Sammy Ofer School of Communications

Areas of expertise

  • Arik Segal is an international mediator and educator who specializes in the application of technologies in innovative dialogue structures. He established and manages “Conntix” – a consultancy that specializes in digital communications in the hybrid age. He consults governments and security organizations about fighting online incitement and fighting "fake news".

    Arik leads several initiatives that aim to mitigate online violence and increase cooperation between different groups, cultures and nations.

    Born in Canada and raised in Israel, he holds an HBA in International Relations from the University of Toronto and a Masters' degree from Tel Aviv University in Diplomacy Studies, as well as a Mediator's certificate from Gevim Group. Following a political position at the Embassy of Korea in Israel (2009-2010), he set up his own independent consulting firm which focuses on the design and implementation of cross-cultural intergroup dialogue.