Moti Taubin was born and raised in Kfar Adumim. After studying in a pre-military academy in the Golan Heights and serving as a team commander in the elite Maglan combat unit, he pursued Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University and began his career in education. After establishing the Beit Midrash for National Service volunteers at Beit Avi Chai in Jerusalem, he founded Melach HaAretz, a pre-military academy for youth on the periphery, in Ein Gedi. In addition, he founded Avodah Ivrit, an agricultural work and study program for former IDF soldiers. He has taught at Yachad, a mixed, secular-religious high school in Modiin and in Abu Gosh high school. After that, he was the deputy director of the Jewish Statesmanship Center, and run the Identity and Public Policy Program for outstanding students who see their future in the Israeli public service
Currently, Moti serves as the head of the strategy unit in the Ministry of Education and tries to influence different policy issues in the Israeli education.
Moti has a Master's degree in Public Policy from Tel Aviv University and lives with his family in Kibbutz Ma'ale HaChamisha.