Is entering his twelfth year as a faculty member of the Zell Program, and enjoys an international reputation as a business and brand strategist, and CEO of Israel’s newest strategic consultancy, Brand Economix, with partners in New York and London
Co-founder of Virtuozo, a boutique consulting, curation, and training firm that helps clients bring out their unique voice and use it to speak in a highly impactful way. Michael spent a decade directing, producing and acting on and off-Broadway. Together with Abigail, Michael is a Senior Curator and Speaker Director for the world renowned TED conferences.
Is the Founder and Director of the first Center for Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Israel, and currently teaches mediation and conflict resolution in various faculties in Israel and abroad.
Is the Vice Chairman of Holmes Place Israel, and also manages the largest chain of day spas in Israel, comprising eight branches. For the past 20 years, she has been a pioneer and innovator, changing the face of the health and fitness industry in Israel.
Is the Chairman of the Board of Israel Discount Bank since January 2010, after a distinguished career in consulting and in particular his role as Manaing Director of Israel’s Minsitry of Finance, where he is remembered to have initiated the Bachar Reform of the capital markets.
Is the co-founder of Virtuozo, a boutique consulting, curation, and training firm that helps clients bring out their unique voice and use it to speak in a highly impactful way. Abigail has an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and worked as a strategy consultant for Bain and Company. Prior to her MBA, she wrote and directed for theater and film in Israel and the U.S. Abigail and Michael are Senior Curators and speaker directors for the world renowned TED conferences.
Is the Executive Director of the Zell Program and leads the curriculum development for MEET (Middle East Education through Technology). She teaches venture creation to the visiting National University of Singapore (NUS) students at IDC, in addition to students at the Technische Universitat Darmstadt, where she is purusing a PhD in the field of Entrepreneurship. Ms. Aaronson was one of the organizers of TEDxTel Aviv, the first TEDx event in Israel, and TEDxHolyland, and is also supervising the student initiated TEDxIDC this Fall.
Is an Adjunct Lecturer at IDC Herzliya. He co-founded Yeda Computers Ltd. to introduce and distribute Apple computers in Israel, serving as the company’s CEO for 10 years and bringing the company to an IPO in 1991.
Is a partner at Aleph, a new $140 million early-stage venture capital fund. Mr. Shochat previously served as a General Partner at Genesis where he focused on seed-stage investments, and prior to that, he was a Co-Founder of face.com, which was recently acquired by Facebook
Is a leading Professor of Economics at State University of New York, Stony Brook, a Director of the Center for Game Theory in Economics at Stony Brook, the Founding Dean of the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at the IDC and the Academic Director of the Zell Program since 2009.
Joined Pitango in late 2012 to help existing portfolio companies source and manage new early-stage deals in web, mobile and e-commerce startups. Eyal is a serial entrepreneur with three exits under his belt, two of which created new R&D offices of global companies in Israel. Eyal is also a member of the Zell 2 class.
Is the Founder and Senior Partner at Shenhav & Co., Law Offices, a leading Tel Aviv law firm that deals with hi-tech, private equity, taxation and project finance
Is a technology value creation expert and a veteran of the hi-tech industry. He has worked, taught, consulted and served on the board of companies including IBM Research, AT&T, Motorola, Intel, Teva, etc., and is a regular expert on hi-tech issues on TV programs such as Layla Calcaly (Economic Night), London and Kirshenbaum, Channel 10’s Central News Edition and more. Currently, he has been commissioned by Springler to write a book on strategic technology management.
Is a businesswoman and management consultant with international experience and a unique approach to problem-solving. She is currently the Founder of Innovation Wise, a boutique innovation consulting firm servicing numerous Israeli corporations in the field of innovation.
Has worked as an international corporate transformation therapist for the last 20 years, during which for many years he worked with the Adizes Group until founding his own company, Amirror
Is an independent consultant and one of Israel’s leaders in user experience
Is based in Lightspeed’s Israel office and leads the firm’s investment activity in Israel with areas of interest that include Internet, digital media, mobile, communications, software, semiconductors and cleantech.
Is the Director of MBA programs at the School of Business at Ono Academic College and a visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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