Dr. Yair Friedman
Behavioral Strategy, Innovation & Economics
An expert in Behavioral Strategy and Economics, Yair is a highly experienced Business Development professional and Entrepreneur, with Strategic consulting and Private Equity background. He adds unique value proposition to the WEconomize team, encompassing the entire bizdev value chain – Strategic Design, Business Modeling, Innovation Management, Tokenization, M&A, Streamlining and Behavioral Design. Yair holds a doctorate in Strategic Decision Making and Innovation from Tel Aviv University and lectures on Strategy, Innovation, M&A, Strategic consulting and Sharing Economy at Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center (Herzliya).
Engaged in research, teaching, consulting and implementation of sharing economy platforms for leading organizations in Israel. In the past, he founded and managed start-ups in security (intelligence), energy and social-business. Zafrir has a doctorate from Tel Aviv University’s School of Business Administration and is a faculty member of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College, where he leads the social entrepreneurship field. Zafrir teaches courses on Sharing Economy, Sharing Cities and Complementary Currencies.
Education & Sustainability
Educator and social entrepreneur, Co-founder of the Institute for Education of Sustainable Development and Social Entrepreneurship at the David Yellin College and one of the founders and leaders of the Waldorf education in Israel. Recipient of the Recanati Award for Entrepreneurship in Education (2005). One of the Founders of the “Allinpeace” program, an educational project for conflict-stricken school children selected by the United Nations as one of the world’s best peace education programs. A developer of socio-economic models in Israel and Africa. Eyal has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MA in education.
An expert and international entrepreneur in the field of Shared Tourism. Founded and managed Smiling House Switzerland in 2010, which offers thousands of homes and rental estates around the world. Moriya is a pioneer in the field of Shared Tourism and develops and implements models in this fascinating and growing field.
An expert in rural sector business development processes. A professional manager with vast experience in managing people, businesses and non-profit organizations, Nitzan consults and provides strategic advisory, optimization and growth leadership to SMEs. In the past, he managed start-ups in a variety of sectors, as well as manufacturing facilities. Nitzan holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from the Technion.
Big Data & Org. Theory
An experienced high-tech engineer with experience in developing and managing advanced technologies in a wide variety of fields. He is an expert in the construction and analysis of large databases with a deep understanding of technologies, organizations, markets and how these three integrate. Amit has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Musicology from the Hebrew University as well as a Master’s degree from the Wharton School of Management.
An industrial designer and Lecturer, Galit owns an independent studio. She has been engaged in the research and development of products, interfaces and furniture, and in personal projects that combine industry and academia. She has a Bachelor’s degree in industrial design and a Masters degree in Design, both from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. She is a lecturer at the Department of Industrial Design at the Hadassah Academic College (Jerusalem) and coordinates the ‘About Design’ course at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.
Prof. Yoram Margalioth
Law & Regulation
Full Professor, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University. Expert in tax laws and tax policy (public financing). Director of the Institute of Law and Philanthropy. Yoram taught at Harvard, NYU, Northwestern, Monash, Toronto and the National University of Singapore. He teaches Israel’s first online coursera course. He has published dozens of articles in leading legal and economic journals in Israel and abroad.