Harel joined ICANN as a staff member in 2012 but has been providing services to ICANN since 2007. Located in Tel-Aviv, Israel, Harel serves as a member of the Online Community Services Team. He has his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Mercy College and also has training from the SELA Institute for Advanced Computer Studies in Tel-Aviv. He is proficient in Java, enterprise architecture and agile software development.