Currently the CTO of IBM’s Alpha Zone accelerator. Passionate about innovation and cutting edge technologies, proficient in transforming vision into reality and in the achievement of business results. I lead technological initiatives and mentor Israeli developers, start-ups and mature hi-tech companies (ISVs) on behalf of IBM. I deliver presentations in prominent technological events, serve as a mentor and as a judge in hackathons and participate in technological and innovation panels both in Israel and abroad. Background: An IBM Certified Thought Leader IT architect and Cloud Advisor. Holds a M.Sc degree from Ben Gurion University (A.I. & Robotics), with more than 20 years of experience in the development & management of complex software systems.