General Manager at Racah Nano Venture Fund of the Hebrew University, specializes in early-stage investments in Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. A venture fund that has the exclusive first right of examination and investment in innovations and intellectual property emerging from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Served as CEO of technology companies, VP patent licensing for chemistry & physics at Yissum tech transfer of the Hebrew University, Marketing Manager at Sigma-Aldrich (now Merck) and R&D manager.
Expertise in Chemistry, Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, Applied Physics, Agrotech, Cleantech, and Foodtech
Experience in worldwide collaborations in advanced technologies and innovative materials for industry and sustainability and set up of turn-key projects.
Experienced as Board member of startups and public companies, and member of advisory committees.
Holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Hebrew University. His research won the Presidential Prize two years running. Moreover, he is listed as inventor on technology patent related to controlled release of active materials.
Member of MIT global technology panel.
Member of the Management of the Israeli Fermentation Society.
Graduate of a program for senior corporate board members at Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Management, School of Business Administration; a graduate of diverse advanced educational programs in financing for executives and board members.
Graduate of a course for business intelligence managers at the Israel Export Institute.
Graduate of an advanced course for marketing executives and a course for R&D executives at the Israel Management Center.
Member of several investment groups.
Author of the book “Our Startup” for children and adolescents.