EDUCATION2009-2010 Yaacov Herzog Center of Jewish StudiesSociety and Politics in Israel, Hebrew2000-2006 National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv...
Yaacov Herzog Center of Jewish Studies
Society and Politics in Israel, Hebrew
National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
B.A. in Computer Science
My personal and professional interests are based in the intersection of technology and the humanities. On the one hand, I'm proud of 10 years experience in the media industry, going all the way - from a newspaper reporter to editor-in-chief of a major professional magazine. On the other hand, I have a solid technical background and years of experience on positions of CIO and CTO. Along with that, my experience in nonprofit organizations in the area of non-formal education comprise of almost 10 years. Finally, in addition to participating in third party projects, I am a social entrepreneur, as well as perform in the role of mentor.
Always open to new ideas and proposals, including the most insane.
IT Business Week (International Edition)
01/2013 – Present
Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Israeli Innovations Magazine.
Moscow – Tel Aviv
11/2012 – Present
Head of Israeli Editorial
The firsh Jewish Glossy Magazine.
Jerusalem Startup Hub
09/2012 – Present
Co-Founder and CIO
Jerusalem Startup Hub aims to be a booster for innovative entrepreneurial culture, providing all of its members, partners and affiliates with a dynamic, energetic, fun and success driven environment in which they can all work, collaborate, develop and prosper.
JewishNet - Jewish Social Platform
05/2010 – Present
Founder and CEO
JewishNet is a Jewish Social Platform of the new generation targeting to create integrated information space for Jewish users and organizations. The Advisory Committee embodies the Ministers of the State of Israel, scientists and political scientists known worldwide, leaders of the local and international Jewish communities.
Social Media Consultant
02/2008 – Present
Strategies for US, Israeli & Worldwide media projects
Everything that deal with effective work in social media - from bringing new projects to market, to political PR.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
02/2011 – 06/2011
Tutor (“Manhigut” Project)
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's 2nd-oldest University, after the Technion. The First Board of Governors included Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Martin Buber, and Chaim Weizmann. In the Academic Ranking of World Universities index, Hebrew University is the top university in Israel and among the world's 100 top universities.
«IT Business week» Magazine
02/2008 – 12/2010
I lead-managed the magazine intended for IT-professionals from its first issue. In three years IT Business week was the only magazine in this sector which has survived the economic crisis, but our biggest achievement are both good professional and personal relationship with the advertisers and partners, the leaders of the world IT-market, from Google to Microsoft and from Intel to Samsung.
UUJS (Ukrainian Union of Jewish Students)
01/2006 – 08/2008
Chief Information Officer
The Ukrainian Union of Jewish Students is a pan-Ukrainian, non-governmental organization established in 1995 and renewed in 2005. UUJS is a young but strong organization with a large membership. Our main mission is to establish and to develop strong Jewish youth community, to organize educational seminars and programs, to lobby interests of Jewish Diaspora in Ukraine.
«Shoah. Information-Analytical Portal»
01/2006 – 12/2007
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
I have created from the ground up an Internet portal which has collected a large volume of material dedicated to the Holocaust; articles, testimonies, books and educational and analytical materials. The website has been ahead Yad Vashem and Wikipedia's page about Shoah in Google for many years. When the Russian version of the Yad Vashem site was of sufficient quality, I scraped the project.
11/2004 – 01/2008
A Ukrainian glossy magazine for hi-tech enthusiasts. Bright, colorful publication, through which thousands of new products in consumer IT-market has passed.
10/2003 – 11/2004
A Ukrainian glossy magazine for mobile enthusiasts.