Yotam was born and raised in Karmiel in northern Israel. In the IDF, he served as a communication officer in the Nahal brigade and as operation officer in the intelligence corps. He continues active service as a military reserve officer. At IDC, Yotam has participated in the StandWithUs fellowship, Media and Conflict Seminar (MICS) and Model UN. He is a member of the Student Union military reserves department and a research assistant for Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS). Yotam currently works as an IT project manager for the IDF. He speaks Hebrew and English. Yotam plans to continue serving his country in the fields of diplomacy and security.