Iftach Haitner is a member of the School of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University. Haitner is also a member at the Israeli Center of Research Excellence in Algorithms (ICORE) and the Check Point Institute for Information Security. Until July 2010, Haitner was a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England. Prior to the time at Microsoft Research, he did a six-month postdoc at the Department of Computer Science, University of Haifa, hosted by Ronen Shaltiel. Haitner received his PhD in 2008 from the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, under the supervision of Omer Reingold. Haitner obtained his Master's degree also from the Weizmann Institute, under the supervision of Oded Goldreich, and did his undergraduate studies in Mathematics and Computer Science at Tel-Aviv University.