Academic Staff

Dr. Neta Kela
Dr. Neta Kela is head of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC) at the SCE.
Dr. Kela has more than 15 years of experience in international business development, as well as in innovation and entrepreneurship in advanced technologies in the health field. Dr. Kela has extensive experience in innovation development and disruptive technologies in the life sciences industry, with a background in immunology, immunotherapy and drug development from Stanford University and the Weizmann Institute.
Dr. Kela holds a PhD in immunology from the Weizmann Institute and a post doctorate from Stanford University, and is the recipient of the McCormick Award from Stanford University.


Dr. Ilan Levy
Dr. Levy has 15 years of experience in research and product development in various companies. He is currently the CEO of a clean-tech company located in Tel Aviv with branches in San Francisco, USA and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to this position, Dr. Levy led a multidisciplinary team at Intel Research Israel, focused on developing a portable, hand-held medical diagnostic appliance, embedding an electronic biosensor. Dr. Levy has a B.Sc. in Agriculture and a Ph.D. in Biotechnology, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Following his doctorate studies, he transferred to the Weizmann Institute of Science for his postdoctoral studies in structural biology. Dr. Levy is the author and co-author of more than 20 papers and ten patent applications, and is a co-editor of the book entitled: “NanoBioTechnology: BioInspired Device and Materials of the Future”.


Omri Yalovski
Omri Yalovski is the CEO and owner of YaloStar Holdings, a business technology incubator that specializes in the idea stage. Mr. Yalovski is a consultant to companies, entities and entrepreneurs in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation, and lectures on entrepreneurship and management at SCE, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering. He has established many businesses and ventures, and holds an LL.B in Business Administration and Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an Executive Program M.B.A in Business Management from Ben-Gurion University.


Shabi Dagan
Entrepreneur, founder and CEO of , Mr. Dagan holds a B.Sc in Electric Engineering, and an MBA in Innovation and Business. He has six years of experience in leading and managing R&D teams and projects.


Shimon Gdalevsky
The owner of a business-financial consulting firm, Mr.Gdalevsky accompanies hundreds of entrepreneurs and business owners each year in the areas of fundraising, business modeling and marketing. He is a lecturer at Ben-Gurion University, and teaches various academic courses relating to entrepreneurship and management to undergraduate students at the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management. He is also a lecturer at SCE, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering in the field of entrepreneurship.


Shuki Maimon
Holding an MBA and B.S.c in Material Science Engineering and Business Administration from Ben-Gurion University, Mr. Maimon brings with him vast experience in various industries, including hi-tech, pharmaceuticals, chemistry and others, where he has held a wide range of senior management positions. During the past 23 years, he has served a number of global companies, led several successful projects, businesses developments and other management responsibilities. Mr. Maimon brings substantial experience and an in-depth understanding of the marketplace and its leading industry players to his endeavors.
His experience also includes substantial acquaintances with local and overseas customers, (US, Europe), as well as multilingual capabilities.


Amos Redlich
Amos Redlich is a business consultant and the owner of Rankup Consulting and Training.
Amos lectures and develops workshops in entrepreneurship and innovation, inventive thinking and business model development.
Amos managed business development at Motorola Israel and initiated collaborations between Israeli and international companies. He also served as Economic Development manager of the city of Arad and managed the Economic Development Unit at the Arad Municipality Economic Company.
Amos holds a BA and an MA in Industrial Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.


Dr. Oren Dayan
Dr. Oren Dayan is a world-renowned expert in the digital marketing field.
Up until recently he served as head of the Marketing Department at The University of the Witwatersrand - Johannesburg.
Dr. Dayan was selected to serves as a member of Google’s Global Academic Panel of scholars from all over the world who manage academic aspects of the Google Online Marketing Challenge.
Dr. Dayan completed two MA degrees cum laude and in 2009 completed his doctoral dissertation in the field of marketing in the digital worlds.
He has written three books about marketing strategy and published more than 60 articles.
Dr. Dayan is also the owner of DiFF- Digital marketing.