YAIR M.SAAKOV

YAIR M.SAAKOV

Chairman, Entrepreneurship Center General Manager and Chief Mentor, StartOno Accelerator

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  • Professional Experience:Over 25 years of executive management experience in the high-tech industry of which 10 years in the USA with Intel and 3Com. Established and managed a $ 112 million venture capital fund and after seven years in the field moved back to general management positions. Prior to Ono Academic College, was Vice President of Al Fanar, an Arab-led social venture providing to the Arab community in Israel consultancy, workplace skills, and vocational training to enable successful placement.

    A social activist, volunteering for over 15 years with Israel Venture Network (IVN) NGO and member of the Board of Directors of several social businesses.

  • Education:

1991 M.B.A., Washington University, USA.

1989 BS.c., Computer Engineering, Technion-Israel’s Institute of Technology.

  • Subjects Taught:
    Entrepreneurship, strategy and business development.

  • Research Interests:
    Social business and the fourth sector.

  • Publications:
    1. Government Tenders – The Key to a Breakthrough in the Employment of Arabs in the Private Sector, Sikkuy, Nov. 2016. 

     

     

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