Iris Arbel-Ganz

Innovation Development

Kfar Saba Economic Development Company

Over twenty years of experience in forming cross–sector strategic partnerships, Iris specialty is instigating and executing business cooperation between governments, the private sector and non-profit organizations. As the manager of HAC – Herzliya Accelerator Center, Iris’s responsibility lied in recruiting startups, creating a supportive eco-system to bust their growth and facilitating business development opportunities within the local and international arena. Under her guidance the number of active pilots implementation dramatically increased with partnerships among large corporation and the total funding resources grew substantially. Recently Iris formed – a platform that enables high tech CEOS to benefit from each other experience and knowledge.