Academic Staff

Dr. Neta Kela
Head of EIC at SCE
Dr. Kela has over 15 years of experience in international business development and in innovation and entrepreneurship of advanced technologies within the health sector. Dr. Kela has extensive experience in the development of innovation and disruptive technologies within the life sciences industry and has a background in immunology, immunotherapy, and pharmaceutical development from Stanford University and Weizmann Institute of Science. Dr. Kela has a PhD in Immunology from Weizmann Institute of Science and a Post-Doctorate from Stanford University, and is the recipient of the McCormick Prize for Innovation from Stanford University.    

Dr. Ilan Levy
Dr. Ilan Levy has 15 years of experience in research and development in several companies. He is currently the CEO of a Tel Aviv based company within the clean-tech industry, with local offices also in San Francisco and San Paolo, Brazil. He recently led a multi-disciplinary research in the field of medical diagnostics at Intel Israel. Dr. Levy holds a B.Sc in Agricultural Sciences and a PhD in Biotechnology, both from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He later pursued post-doctoral continuing studies at Weizmann Institute of Science. Dr. Levy has published over 20 articles and ten patents, and he is a joint editor of the book, "NanoBioTechnology: BioInspired Devices and Materials of the Future".

Omri Yilovsky
Omri is the CEO and owner of the technological and business incubator, "YaloStar Holdings", which focuses on the initial idea stage. He is a consultant for companies, entities and entrepreneurs on topics of entrepreneurship and innovation, a lecturer on entrepreneurship and management at SCE. Omri has established numerous businesses and projects. He holds a BA in Business Administration and Law from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an MBA certification in Executive Business Administration from Ben-Gurion University.       

Shabi Dagan
Entrepreneur and CEO of the startup "".  Shabi holds a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Innovation and Business. He has six years of experience in managing research and development projects and teams within the security sector. 

Shimon Gdalevsky
Shimon is the owner of a business-financial consulting firm. He accompanies hundreds of entrepreneurs and business owners each year in the areas of fundraising, building business models and marketing. He is a lecturer on entrepreneurship at SCE, and also teaches marketing, entrepreneurship and financing at Ben Gurion University. 

Shuki Maimon
Shuki holds a B.Sc and MBA. He has years of international experience in the following fields: high-tech, pharmaceuticals and chemistry, and electronics. He has held various senior positions at leading international companies. He is a lecturer and consultant on behalf of the European Union and the Ministry of Economy in the fields of business entrepreneurship. He is also a consultant for companies and businesses – providing business accompaniment, recruitment of investors, and more. He is a mentor on business entrepreneurship on behalf of "Latet Atid". 

Amos Redlich
Business consultant and owner of Rankup consulting and training company.
Amos is a lecturer and developer of workshops in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation, inventive thinking and developing business models. He managed the business development of "Motorola" Israel and was involved in the initiation of collaborations with both Israeli and international companies. In addition, he was the financial development manager of the city of Arad, and was the head of the financial development division at a financial company. Amos holds a bachelors degree and a graduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Ben Gurion University. 

Dr. Oren Dayan
Dr. Oren Dayan is a highly knowledgeable, globally recognized expert in the field of digital marketing. Until recently, he was Head of the Marketing Department at WITS University, Johannesburg. Dr. Dayan was selected to be a member of a special panel by Google in a project for promoting digital marketing across the globe. He received his graduate degrees with distinction and completed his PhD thesis in the field of global digital marketing in 2009. In addition, he has written three books on the topic of marketing strategy, and has published over 60 publications worldwide. He is the owner of the digital agency DIFF. .