Niv has been a technology journalist for the past 17 years, and he is the former Technology Editor for ynetnews (2007-2010). Lilien wrote regularly to several of Israel’s most prominent media outlets: Walla! News, Yedioth Aharonot, Haaretz daily and Nexter, a Technology daily news website – with hundreds of thousands of daily unique visitors.
Lilien also served as the local Correspondent for prominent English publications such as ZDNET and ComputerWeekly.
He also appears regularly as a tech commentator on various TV and Radio shows, including i24news & Israel’s public Channel 1. Lilien has been described as “Israel’s most important technology authority”.
Lilien is also one of the founders of a new media initiative – TheUplink Magazine (LNK.co.il), a Hebrew online magazine that specializes in tech, science and consumerism. Lilien is its Editor In Chief, and reaches about 14,000 Unique Visitors a month.
Lilien has a M.A. degree (with high honors) in Mass Communications from Netanya College, B.A degree (with honors) in Political Science & Mass Communications from Bar Ilan University and a Degree in Journalism from the same institute.