Mark Ziering has worked in the Israeli hi-tech sector, both as a venture capitalist and an executive, since moving to Israel in the 1990s. Most recently, he co-founded SmartFin Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund that invests across Europe. Mark has served as Chairman of the Board of the Roi Klein High School in Ra’anana, and has been a Member of the ITIM Israel Steering Committee since 2012.
Nehemia Davidi works in real estate planning and development in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. He formerly served as a Brigadier General (ret.) in the Israeli army, where he headed a personnel planning unit.
Adina Hagege is Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, and a veteran of Israel’s hi-tech scene. She has served as a Board Member of a variety of organizations, including Chairwoman of the Yemin Orde Youth Village. Adina earned a BA from Yeshiva University, and worked toward an MSc at the Technion.
Asher Levy is former CEO of Orbotech, a NASDAQ-traded, Israeli hi-tech manufacturing company. He previously worked for Dun and Bradstreet and Digital Equipment Corporation. He holds a BA from Ben-Gurion University, and an MBA from Tel Aviv University, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Jack Levy is Co-Founder and Partner of ICV, a leading venture capital fund in Israel that funds early stage technology companies improving sustainability. He is a Board Member of several portfolio companies, and of the Meitarim Jewish Pluralistic School in Ra’anana. He holds a BA from Harvard College, and a JD from Columbia University Law School.
Avraham Well is a Partner at FBC & Co., one of Israel’s leading law firms, where he has represented the Israeli government in the privatization of major Israeli banks, and has been involved in some of the country’s most high-profile mergers and acquisitions. He previously served as Law Clerk to Aharon Barak, former Justice and President of Israel’s Supreme Court.
Steven Pretsfelder is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment, New York, a leading sports advertising company. He was previously Partner at Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP, and Baer Marks & Upham LLP law firms. Steven received his BA from Columbia University, and JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Daniel Conway is Founder and Principal of Seagram Properties, a property development and management firm that has completed transactions worth more than $500 million, primarily in New York and London. He has advised Fortune 500 companies, and some of the UK’s largest public companies and real estate funds. Daniel is a former Harvard Teaching Fellow, and earned a PhD in Political Science from Brandeis University.
Susan Fader is President of Fader & Associates, a qualitative research and strategy firm that has fielded studies in more than twenty countries, and whose clients range from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. She received a BA from George Washington University, and an MBA from Columbia University. Susan is Founding Board Member of Davar, a Modern Orthodox community think-tank in Teaneck, NJ, and a former Board Member of the New York Jewish Week.
Tovit Schultz Granoff is an attorney and businesswoman. She has practiced corporate law in the US, Canada, and Israel, and has co-directed a consumer products company. Tovit has a JD from the York University Osgoode Hall Law School, and an MA in Public Administration from New York University, and currently is completing an MA in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa.
William Lipsey is President and Director of Business Development & Client Service at Pzena Investment Management, New York. He previously served as Senior Vice President at Oppenheimer Asset Management, and Principal at Morgan Stanley, Kidder Peabody, and Hewitt Associates. He received a BA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
David Sable is Senior Advisor at WPP, a leading, global marketing communications company. He is former Global CEO of Young & Rubicam. David was selected a 2018 Top 20 Must-Know Global Influencer by LinkedIn. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Special Olympics and UNICEF.