Board of Directors

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Dr. Itamar Borowitz
Chairman of Yissum's Board
Phoenix Insurance Company, Mapi Pharma, Generali Financial Holdings

Dr. Itamar Borowitz Chairman of Yissum's Board

Phoenix Insurance Company, Mapi Pharma, Generali Financial Holdings
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Mr. Yishai Fraenkel
VP and Director General, Hebrew University
Yishai M. Fraenkel serves as Vice President and Director General of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem since his appointment in October 2017. In this capacity he is responsible for the University’s administration, finance and ... more >

Mr. Yishai Fraenkel VP and Director General, Hebrew University

Yishai M. Fraenkel serves as Vice President and Director General of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem since his appointment in October 2017. In this capacity he is responsible for the University’s administration, finance and infrastructure.

In the years 1998-2017 Mr. Fraenkel worked for the Intel Corporation, a global technology powerhouse and a Fortune-50 company. Between 2014 and 2017 he served as Vice-President in the company’s New Technologies Group. The global organization he led was responsible for the corporate software and algorithm development in the fields of computer vision and artificial intelligence. From 2007 until 2014 he was the General Manager of the Intel Jerusalem site, a design center of some 1200 engineers. His technology responsibilities covered cyber-security and manageability. In addition, between 1998 and 2007 he held various managerial roles in Intel, both in Israel and in the United States.

Mr. Fraenkel served as a board member of Israel’s Planning and Budgeting Committee (PBC). The PBC is the Council for Higher Education’s entity responsible for the planning and budgeting of Israel’s higher education system – over 60 universities and colleges. In this role, he was directly responsible for the STEM activities as well as integration of minorities (particularly the ultra-Orthodox Haredi society as well as the Arab society).

Previously Mr. Fraenkel held board positions in several institutions, touching on entrepreneurship, higher education, K12-education and integrating minorities into the workplace.

Mr. Fraenkel holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science (Hebrew University, 1995), a B.A degree in History (Open University of Israel, 2008) and an MBA (Hebrew University, 2001). He currently teaches at the Hebrew University.

He lives in Modiin, he is married to Merav – a physician, and is a proud father of 5 children.
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Prof. Reem Sari
VP and Chairman, Hebrew University
Vice President & Chairman of the Authority for Research and Development, The Hebrew University

Prof. Reem Sari VP and Chairman, Hebrew University

Vice President & Chairman of the Authority for Research and Development, The Hebrew University
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Ms. Dita Bronicki
Founder at Ormat

Ms. Dita Bronicki Founder at Ormat

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Mr. Gadi Tirosh
Managing Partner, JVP
Gadi Tirosh oversees and leads JVP's investments in the media, web, gaming and application space.

Prior to JVP, Gadi was Corporate VP of Product Marketing and member of the executive committee for NDS, a leader in digital pay-TV ... more >

Mr. Gadi Tirosh Managing Partner, JVP

Gadi Tirosh oversees and leads JVP's investments in the media, web, gaming and application space.

Prior to JVP, Gadi was Corporate VP of Product Marketing and member of the executive committee for NDS, a leader in digital pay-TV systems, supporting some of the largest digital broadcast platforms such as DIRECTV, BSkyB, Canal Digital and more. In recent weeks it was announced that Cisco Systems was due to acquire NDS for $5bn. At NDS, Gadi established the business of digital interactive TV in the late 90s, catering to the likes of Sky Sports, MTV, Discovery, QVC and other leading TV channels.

Prior to NDS, Gadi held a variety of positions in software and Internet-based R&D organizations, including Director of Product Marketing at ServiceSoft Corp.

Gadi holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics as well as an Executive MBA from the Hebrew University.
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Mr. GIDEON FEDERMAN
Director, Eurofund
Gideon is one of the managers of Eurofund, an Israeli based Venture Capital fund. He joined Eurofund in 2002 after completing his Bachelor of Science in Communications Technologies, Summa cum laude, from New York University. He is ... more >

Mr. GIDEON FEDERMAN Director, Eurofund

Gideon is one of the managers of Eurofund, an Israeli based Venture Capital fund. He joined Eurofund in 2002 after completing his Bachelor of Science in Communications Technologies, Summa cum laude, from New York University. He is a board member of Dan Hotels Corp., Israel's leading Hotel chain and Freiberger Compound Materials GmbH, one of the world's leading manufacturers of compound semiconductor substrates for the microelectronics and optoelectronics industries.
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Oren Bar-On
Senior Partner, EY
Oren Bar-On is a Senior Partner at EY, where he leads the firm's technology practice, which audits more than 50% of the Israeli startups funded by VCs or other investors. Oren has been with EY since 1993 and has substantial experience in ... more >

Oren Bar-On Senior Partner, EY

Oren Bar-On is a Senior Partner at EY, where he leads the firm's technology practice, which audits more than 50% of the Israeli startups funded by VCs or other investors. Oren has been with EY since 1993 and has substantial experience in providing audit and advisory services to U.S. SEC registrants, startup companies, VC's and PE's. In addition to this, he offers consulting services regarding M&As (buy-side and sell-side), private offerings, IPOs and ongoing tax consulting to companies. Oren is a significant figure in the Israeli tech ecosystem: He serves as a guest speaker at technology accounting courses at Israeli universities, participates in key conferences, frequently grants interviews to Israel's top economic magazines regarding local and global technology trends, and more. He holds a MA in Diplomacy and Security from Tel Aviv University and a BA in Economics and Accounting from Ben Gurion University.
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Prof. Uriel Levy
Professor at Hebrew University
Prof. Uriel Levy is the head of the nano-opto lab and the director of the center for nanoscience and nanotechnology at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel. His research spans over diverse aspects of nanophotonics and light-matter ... more >

Prof. Uriel Levy Professor at Hebrew University

Prof. Uriel Levy is the head of the nano-opto lab and the director of the center for nanoscience and nanotechnology at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel. His research spans over diverse aspects of nanophotonics and light-matter interactions, with focus on device-oriented research. Over the years, he pioneered several key concepts in nanophotonics, including silicon-based photodetection in the short wave infrared (SWIR), nanoscale polarization optics, and the chip-scale atomic vapor technology. Prof. Levy is the co-founder of TriEye, where he is developing CMOS based cost-effective SWIR imaging solutions for the automotive industry and for other verticals. He was also a co-founder and a VP R&D of Civcom, where he developed solutions for optical telecommunications. Over the years, Prof. Levy published over 150 journal papers, presented his results in hundreds of invited talks and he holds dozens of patents. Prof. Levy is a fellow of the optical society of America and is the recipient of several notable honors, including the Kaye innovation award, an ERC consolidator grant, the President Young Investigator Award of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Rothschild Post-Doctoral Fellowship. He holds a BSc in Physics and materials science from the Technion and a PhD in electro optics from the Tel Aviv University. Prior to joining the Hebrew University, he spent nearly four years as a researcher in the University of California, San Diego.
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