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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Mr. Roy Navon
Managing Director, J.P. Morgan
Mr. Roy Navon is a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan. He has 16 years of Wall Street experience and currently serves as J.P. Morgan’s Senior Country Officer for Israel and Central Asia. Prior to this role, Mr. Navon was a senior member ... more >

Mr. Roy Navon Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Mr. Roy Navon is a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan. He has 16 years of Wall Street experience and currently serves as J.P. Morgan’s Senior Country Officer for Israel and Central Asia. Prior to this role, Mr. Navon was a senior member of JPMorgan’s Financial Institutions Group in New York and served on the firm's Capital Allocation Task Force. Prior to joining JPMorgan in 2002, Mr. Navon was a Vice President of Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s Merchant Banking Division where he led investments in technology companies serving on several boards of directors. He also spent several years in Goldman Sachs’ Financial Institutions Group. Mr. Navon holds graduate degrees in law and economics from Stanford University and a bachelor degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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PROF. HERMONA SOREQ
Professor at Hebrew University
Hermona Soreq, professor of molecular biology and the elected Dean at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, received her PhD from the Weizmann Institute of Science in 1976. She serves on the boards of Makhteshim Agan ... more >

PROF. HERMONA SOREQ Professor at Hebrew University

Hermona Soreq, professor of molecular biology and the elected Dean at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, received her PhD from the Weizmann Institute of Science in 1976. She serves on the boards of Makhteshim Agan and of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutic Society. Prof. Soreq has authored over 400 scientific publications and is the recipient of several prizes including the Teva and the Landau Prize and Hebrew University’s Kay Prize as well as honorary degrees at Stockholm, Buenos-Aires, Erlangen-Nuremberg and Beer-Sheva. She is a member in the Israeli Council for Research and Development, Health Advisory Committee of The European Community’s 7th Program, European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), Human Genome Organization (HUGO) and a number of professional societies and editorial boards.
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