• Business Program Workshop
  • Negotiation Workshop
  • Critical Chain Project Management Workshop
  • Innovation Generation Spark Workshop
  • Strategic Tools Workshop
  • Lesson Learnt Workshop
  • Body Language in Negotiation Workshop
  • Presentation Workshop

Our Team of Lecturers

Prof. Alon Dumanis

Founder of JCE's Technological Entrepreneurship Master's Degree Program
Alon, former Head of Material Command in the Israel Air Force (Brigadier General) and CEO of Docor International Management Ltd. (subsidiary of The Van Leer Group Foundation), has partnered in the establishment of over 80 technology companies and served on dozens of boards. Alon lectures on project management under uncertain conditions and facilitates final projects. Alon earned his doctorate in Aerospace Engineering from Purdue University (Indiana, USA).

Dr. Kobi Inbar

Head of JCE's Technological Entrepreneurship Master's Degree Program
Kobi, the Administrative Manager and Business Advisor to the “Root-of-the-Matter” research consortium for advancing agricultural research in arid areas, has over 20 years of extensive entrepreneurial, managerial, R&D and business experience, working with both startups and investors in the life sciences and bio-medical industry. Kobi holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Microbiology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as an MBA degree from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

Dr. Alex Klarman

Lectures on Critical Chain Project Management in the Theory of Constraints
Alex, President of Goldratt Institute Israel and SensDx Advisory Board Member, is an expert in the Theory of Constraints (TOC) and its application in various fields (production management, project management, sales, marketing, etc.). Alex earned his doctorate in biochemistry and biophysics from Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Amir Guttman

Lectures on financial aspects in entrepreneurship
Amir, as Managing Partner and Founder at Aviv Venture Capital, is responsible for all aspects of the fund management including fund raising and IR, deal sourcing, negotiations, transaction structuring, financial reporting. He also serves on the boards of directors of several Aviv portfolio companies, including Amai Proteins. Amir earned his Ph.D. in accounting from Haas Business School (University of California, Berkeley).

Ayelet Root

Lectures on economics, organizational excellence and M&As
Ayelet, Founder and CEO at WeFund - Strategy, Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions, brings her experience as senior executive and growth creator to startups and companies. Ayelet has extensive experience in executive management, strategic business processes, performance and productivity improvements, crisis management, P&L management in both crisis and rapid growth periods, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Dr. Eyal Bressler

Lectures on IP protection
Eyal, Founder and Managing Partner of Dr. Eyal Bressler & Co. Ltd., is among few licensed patent attorneys who is also a certified Israeli attorney. Eyal is skilled in Bioinformatics, Protein Chemistry, Medical Devices, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital. He earned his Ph.D in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Agriculture from The Hebrew University.

Dr. Gavriel David Pinto

Lectures on the business strategy of entrepreneurship
Gabi, head of JCE's Department of Industry Engineering and Management, worked as production line manager at Motorola and production engineer at the Dead Sea Works. He holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management and an M.B.A. Ben-Gurion University. Gabi earned his doctorate in Industrial Engineering and Management at Ben-Gurion University, specializing in Performance Research and Information Systems.

Dr. Lea Paserman-Jozefov, Adv.

Lectures on legal aspects of start-up companies
Lea, previously a Senior Associate at Yigal Arnon & Co. Law, currently teaches Corporate Law, Securities Law and Tax Law at Ono Academic College. Lea earned her LL. B (Magna Cum Laude) from Bar-Ilan University, LL. M (with Merit) from London School of Economics, and Ph. D. (Thesis in Securities Law) from Bar-Ilan University.

Dr. Livia Levine

Lectures on Applying Game Theory to Negotiation
Livia, founder of Millennial Strategies and an experienced Strategy Consultant, specializes in strategic planning, strategic negotiations, conflict resolution, empowering women to negotiate, and training in digital negotiations. Livia earned her doctorate in Digital Business Ethics and Legal Studies from Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania).

Dr. Roni Horowitz

Lectures on Inventive Thinking, Marketing, and Digital Marketing
Roni, head of JCE's Department of Industry and Management, owner of Rav Meser, and former CEO of Start2Think, has extensive experience in conducting Inventive Thinking workshops and academic courses in Israel and worldwide. He has a B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering (Technion), and M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering (Tel Aviv University). Roni earned his doctorate in creative problem solving and design from the Engineering Faculty of Tel Aviv University.

Uzi Orion

Lectures on Systems Engineering
Uzi, former President of the Israeli Chapter of INCOSE (International Council on Systems Engineering) and former Head of Systems Engineering at Elbit Electro-Optics Systems (ELOP), has 40 years of experience in systems development, production management, project management, sales, marketing, etc. Uzi is a Systems Engineering Advisor, Researcher and Lecturer at Tel-Aviv University.

Our Team of Mentors

Adi Goldin

Vice President at Docor International Management
At Docor, Adi has played a key role in investing, managing and nurturing technology-driven companies and startups in the information technology, industrial and life science industries. Until 2010, Adi was the CEO of Softlib, VP of Investments and Analysis at Inventech Venture Capital (TASE: IVTC), and practiced law at Blustein, Kogan & Co. In addition, he was part of the teaching staff of the MBA program run jointly by Tel Aviv University and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management (Chicago, USA). Adi holds B.A. and M.A degrees in Economics, summa cum laude, and an LL.B in Law - all from Tel Aviv University.

Adi Perry

Co-founder and COO of COing
Adi, lawyer and CPA, is a co-founder and COO of COing, a community projects platform that enables community managers to build thriving interactive group projects in their communities. He specializes in startup management and operation. Adi has a LL.M. in International Business, and a B.A in Accounting & Financing (Magna Cum Laude) and LL.B. (Law) from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.

Ori Choshen

CEO of VLX Ventures
Ori brings with him extensive, multidisciplinary experience in building innovation platforms and establishing, investing in and mentoring innovative startups in the life sciences, pharma, AI, and hitech industries.
Prior to joining VLX Ventures in 2013, Ori served as VP Business Development at Xenia VC and as a Director of Business Development at SanDisk, (NSDQ: SNDK).
Ori holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Cum Laude, and an LLB degree from Tel Aviv University as well as an MBA, Cum Laude, from the Solvay Business School in Brussels.

Revital Rozenfeld

Revital is a revenue-driven business executive manager for international hi-tech companies. Most recently, she was EMEA Regional VP, Sales at Gilat Satellite Networks. Prior to that, she was VP Head of Sales and VP EMEA - Delivery at Amdocs, CEO at Laryngoport Ltd, and VP Sales at SkyVision. Revital earned a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and M.Sc. in Reliability Engineering from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Rom Lakritz

Co-Founder and CEO at Anchor
Rom is Co-Founder and CEO at Anchor - Autonomous Billing. Prior to this, Rom was CFO & COO of Fireglass (acquired by Symantec for $250M), Co-founder & BoD of Omnix, Co-founder & CEO of ROIEC, and Co-founder & CEO of Tipengo. Rom holds a LL.B. and B.A. in Accounting and Business Management from The Interdisciplinary Center. He also graduated from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business' ECFO Strategic Financial Leadership Executive Program.

Shlomi Schwartzblat

Co-Founder at Stealth Life Science (Immunotherapy) Venture
Shlomi has vast and varied experience in venture capital investments, business development, nurturing and mentoring of startups, fund raising, system engineering, operation and management, and R&D. He was the CEO and Founder of Gavriel Ventures, CEO of Van Leer Ventures, VP at Docor, CTO at VLX, and an active director in fast growing companies. Shlomi holds an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University and M.Sc. in Engineering and Information Systems from Ben-Gurion University.

Tsachy Shasha

Vice President at Docor - Van Leer
Tsachy has extensive experience in investments and startups, including investment processes, realization of portfolio companies, business development, business strategy, personnel management and finance. Prior to joining Docor, Tsachy was CFO and Head of Business Development at Bezeq International, and Head of Energy Sector at the Israel Ministry of Finance. Tsachy holds a B.A Economy and Business and M.A Business from The Hebrew University.

Alex Braun

CEO of Pillar Ltd.
Alex is the CEO of Pillar Ltd, an Industrial R&D Management Company (established in 2000) specializing in smart polymers, environmental impact novel materials, and chemicals. Pillar projects include: development of biodegradable polymers from agricultural waste protein, implementation of chemical degradations systems in HDPE, thermo- responsive polymers for medical devices, and more. Alex earned his B.A. in Business Management, Marketing (Honors citation) and M.B.A., both from the University of Derby (Ramat Efal).

Amir Gilboa

Amir Gilboa is managing a boutique consulting firm that combines strategy consulting, financial modeling and integrated marketing services. Previously Amir held C-level positions in various startups, VC funds and Hi-Tech system integrators. Amir is an experienced business manager with a comprehensive technology background and strong creative skills, who also serves as an instructor at leading universities' business schools in the MBA programs. Amir holds B.SC in Electronic Engineering and MBA degrees from Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

Guest Lecturers from the Industry and High-Tech Community

  • Christopher Columbus Ventures – Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    CEO, VLX Incubator
  • Digital Health – From Garage Operation to Millions of Patients
    Founder, EarlySense
  • Mistakes I Made in the Hitech World
    Serial entrepreneur, CEO at Valens Semiconductor
  • An Entrepreneur's Road Map toward Medical Device Solutions
    Co-founder, Mediguide
  • Leadership in a Chaotic Reality
    VP, Gilat Communications; Founder, LaringoPort
  • How Israel Became a Cyber Power
    Tel Aviv University; Former Director, The National Cyber Network
  • Serial Entrepreneurships in the Life Science World
    The Hebrew University; Founder at Colplant, SPNano, CBD,…
  • A Road Map to a Successful Internet Technologies Provider
    Co-Founder and CRO at ironSource
  • About Venture Capital
    Managing Partner, Pitango VC
  • How to Start Your Startup
    CEO, Shirat
  • Introduction to System Engineering – System of Systems
    Chairman, Illumegine
  • System Engineering as a Leveraging Tool in a Medical Startup Company
    Check Cap CEO
  • System Engineering in the Aviation World
    CEO, Xsight
  • Case Study – Legal Aspects of Launching a Startup
    VP, Docor International
  • Critical Chain Project Management Tools
    CEO, Goldratt Institute
  • The Organizational Compass: Leveraging Crisis into Business Success
    CEO, Rafael
  • Growth Strategy and IPOs
    CEO, NOVA and Kornit
  • Software Company Strategy: From Early Stage to Acquisition by Microsoft
    Founder, Secure Islands
  • Lean Startup – Development and Production
  • Lesson Learned – An Ongoing Improvement Process
    Founder, Shmulik Ravid Ltd
  • On Shlomiality and Shlimzalism
  • Startup Nation - Policies Enable Innovation
    VP, The Innovation Authority
  • How to Sharpen Your Message to Amplify Your Impact
    CEO, Let’s Clarify It
  • Business and Investment in China
    Chairman, The International Cooperation Committee at the Israeli Robotics Association
  • Global Technological Changes and the State of Israel
    Managing Partner, The Inner Circle Network