Investment Committee and Management Team

A 40-member investment committee operates within the Club framework. The committee comprises three groups:

  • Members with extensive experience in management and investment in various sectors – hi-tech, biomed, banking and insurance, real estate, infrastructure, energy, etc.
  • Members with extensive experience in investment and finance
  • Members with extensive experience in legal and financial consulting

Club founders:


Jacob Neuwirth (Noy), Colonel (res.)

Chairman and CEO of the Club.

Jacob has many years of experience in management and investment in the hi-tech sector. Was formerly co-owner and CEO of the DSIT hi-tech company, and prior to that Head of the Israeli Navy’s Computer Center.


Aaron Marcovitch
Vice Chairman of the Club

Aaron has many years of experience in management and investment in the insurance and finance sectors. Was formerly CEO of the Ayalon Insurance Company, and prior to that CEO of the Avner Insurance Company.

Other Investment Committee Members

Onn Shai

Shai Onn's track record encompasses intense international business activity, M&As and startup incubation from the ground up, as well as Director at Boards of private & public companies.
Markets of experience: Software, Telecom, Financial Services, Cyber Security, Clean-Tech and IT Services.

Avraham Haim

Former Deputy Head of the Capital Market Division of Bank Leumi

Prof. Arie Orenstein

Head of the Advanced Technology Center at Sheba Medical Center – coordinator of the Club’s Biomed activity

Alex Eyal, Rear Admiral (ret.)

Business Development consultant to hi-tech companies. Former VP Operation Keter Plastic. In his last position in the Navy, he served as Head of Navy Modernization Programs – Saar 5 corvettes & Dolphin submarines

Moshe Alon

Entrepreneur, CEO and director of private and public companies in the software industry, communication, services and venture capital. Served as Chairman of the Calanit group. Work experience in UK, the United States and in Israel.

Ruth Alon

Founder and former CEO of the Netvision internet company. Serves as director and consultant to startup software and internet companies and in public organizations

Menachem Akerman

Former CEO of Eldor and CEO of the Gvanim Cable Television Company

Adv. Bentzi Ekstein

Former CEO of Kahal Fund

Adv. Nachum Bitterman

Former Head Legal Adviser and Senior Vice President in Bank Leumi

Uri Ben Noon

Former CEO of the Israel Electricity Company and CEO of the Dead Sea Works

Yigal Galli

20+ years of CEO international experience, in a variety of food industry private and public companies:
Former CEO Maabarot Products (TASE(
Former CEO Tnuva food division
Former Deputy CEO of international Strauss Group (international)
Currently Chairman & Owners of various companies in Food & Agro

Baruch Gindin

Former President of Gartner Middle East – Coordinator of the Club’s hi-tech activity

Prof. Jack Baniel

Acting Chief of Urological Services at Rabin Medical Center and Deputy-Head of the Davidoff Comprehensive Cancer Center in Israel

Adv. Doron Tishman

Partner in Tishman, Paritzky & Co

Yair Geller

Former Chairman of the Israeli Advertising Association, former Chairman of Publicis Groupe, founder of Geller-Nissim Ad Agency

Adv. Yitzhak Miron

Partner in the Miron, Benzion and Privas law office

Boaz Linenberg

Former Executive Vice President at The Eliyahu & Phoenix Insurance Companies.
Serves as director at the Xenia & Nature Capital technology incubators and at the Xenia Van Leer technology incubator in Jerusalem

Ronny Maliniak

Former CEO of the international entrepreneurship division of Shikun & Binui, and a member of the management – responsible for coordinating the field of real estate.
At present, a director in several companies, dealing in management counsel and capital recruitment for real-estate companies and other investments

Yitzhak Malach, Colonel (ret)

Former Head of Operations & Information Systems Division and Deputy CEO at Bank Leumi and former Head of the IDF Computer and Information System Center

Michael (Mike) Netz

Entrepreneur and director of companies in the healthcare sector. Former VP, Teva Industries and General Manager of Teva Israel

Shlomo Markel, Ph.D, Rear Admiral (ret)

Vice President of Broadcom Corp. Chairman of the BoD of Ramot, Tel Aviv University TTO. Former Chief Material Command Admiral in the Israeli Navy

Ehud Savyon, Colonel (ret)

CEO of Derech Eretz Highways (Highway 6) – the Club’s coordinator of infrastructures activity

Gideon Milvitzky

Founder and former CEO of MASAV and General Manager of SHVA

Prof. Arie Scope

Former CEO of Microsoft Israel – coordinator of the Club’s information technologies activity

Noah Soffer, CPA

Former chief accountant of Electra Group. Expert in company valuation

Uriel Falach

Founder and CEO of Royalty Jewelry chain store. Former deputy mayor of Bat-Yam

Joseph Pickel

Former CEO of EMC. Partner in the venture capital fund and serves as consulting director in several startup companies

Avi Pery, Colonel (ret)

Former CEO of Inventech Venture Capital Fund and Head of IDF Computer Center

Dr. Israel Frieder

Coordinator of the media field. Chairman & director in several high-tech companies.
Lecturer for business strategy and entrepreneurship in MBA courses.
Formerly CEO of ECI & DNI in the USA, CEO of Kardan Media and CEO of Tadiran Civil Communication

Amiram Shor

One of the pioneers of information technology and hi-tech in Israel. Established and managed MLL Software and Computer Industries Ltd. Established the Inventech Venture Capital Fund. Consultant to the Ministry of Science and Technology in several districts in China

Avi Patir, Colonel (ret)

Former CTO at Hot Mobile company, Executive Vice President at the Bezeq Group and CEO of Barak company (013).
Served in senior positions at the communications and electronics corps

Dr. Itzhak Shemer

Consultant, Head of the Information Systems Management program at Israel Academic College. Former regional director at Gartner Consulting and Manager of Information Systems Division (CIO) at Israel Discount Bank

Ariel Rozenberg

Real estate expert, former director of sales in Mashav Real Estate Company

Prof. Eldar Micha

Former head of the Heart Institute at the 'Sheba' Medical Center

Arbiv Herzl

Business consultant & mentor. Member of the Giv'at-Shmuel City Counsel.
Served in senior management positions at HP and Motorola Israel, and in his last job served as CEO of Motorola Mobility

Arazi Dan

Senior high-tech entrepreneur. One of the founders of the Orckit Ltd.
Coordinating the contact with the Keiretsu Forum

Dalia Peled

Serves as co-CEO and owner of the 'People & Computers' conference and communications company. Her husband and partner in 'People & Computers' is Peli 'the tiger' Peled, and entrepreneur and leader in the IT industry.
Dalia is also a magician and the first Honorary president of the Israeli Magicians Association