Law graduate Isaac Herzog elected Israel’s 11th President and more
Alumnus Isaac Herzog Elected as Israel’s 11th President
Tel Aviv University congratulates Isaac Herzog, a graduate of the Buchmann Faculty of Law, on being elected by the Knesset as Israel's next President and wishes him much success.
TAU Launches Alumni Advisory Committee
Tel Aviv University’s Alumni Organization has established an Advisory Committee led by TAU President Prof. Ariel Porat and Alumni Organization Head Sigalit Ben Hayoun. The Committee is composed of leading alumni, who invest their time, energy, funds and skills to furthering the Organization’s mission: To forge and grow a community with global impact. The Advisory Committee is the first of its kind at an Israeli university.
The TAU Alumni Organization welcomes Amir Guy as a recent addition to its Advisory Committee. An alumnus of TAU's Coller School of Management, Guy is CEO of FiverrX, a new initiative, created with global freelance platform Fiverr, which aims to change the ad industry’s economic model. He is also a partner at Adler Chomski Marketing Communication Ltd., one of Israel’s leading advertising firms, and Chairman of the Israeli Association of Advertising Companies.
TAU’s Alumni Advisory Committee. Photo: Yael Tzur
Tzipi Ozer-Armon Flying High with Lumenis
Entrepreneur Tzipi Ozer-Armon, CEO of Lumenis and alumna of the Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences and Coller School of Management, has boosted Lumenis’s value fivefold since she took over as CEO in 2012, and recently sold the company's surgical operations division for $1.1 billion.
Alumna Appointed Chief Scientist
Prof. Noga Kronfeld-Schor was appointed Chief Scientist at Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. Kronfeld-Schor is a faculty member at TAU’s School of Zoology, former director of the I. Meier Segals Garden for Zoological Research, and alumna of the Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Coller School of Management and Constantiner School of Education, all at TAU.
Entrepreneurial Alums Talk with AFTAU
“From Software Start-up to the Superbowl Stage” was the first webinar of a quarterly series, TAU TALKS, hosted by American Friends of TAU (AFTAU). The series features leading entrepreneurs who are TAU alumni in conversation with fellow alumnus Aaron Tartakovsky. An entrepreneur himself, as well as an AFTAU Board Member and TAU Governor, Tartakovsky is CEO and co-founder of Epic Cleantec, a Bay Area start-up that decentralizes wastewater treatment for the benefit of the environment.
In the inaugural talk, Amit Bendov, co-founder and CEO of Gong.io, a revenue intelligence app, shared his vast experience in bringing tech companies “from zero to exit/IPO.” Bendov is an alumnus of the Blavatnik School of Computer Science.