Pafos Innovation Institute

Prof. Niron Hashai

Niron Hashai is a Professor at the Arison School of Business, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel. He currently serves as head of the MBA programs. Professor Hashai obtained his BSc in Computer Science from the Technion and his MBA and PhD from Tel Aviv University. His research interests include: theory of the multinational corporation, technological […]

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Dr. Talia Rymon

Dr. Talia Rymon is Head of the Marketing program at IDC. She joined IDC in 1996 and helped build IDC in its formation years. Talia served as the Vice Dean of the Arison School of Business (2006-2010). Prior to joining the IDC faculty, she served on the faculty of Carnegie-Mellon University (1993-1996).Talia received her B.A. […]

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Dr. Vera Lipton

Dr. Vera Lipton is the proposed Dean of Students at the Pafos Innovation Institute (PII). She is also a Senior Lecturer in Digital Innovation at PII and a researcher with the Zvi Meitar Institute for the Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies at IDC Herzliya in Israel. Dr. Lipton’s research focuses on the legal and managerial […]

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Prof. Yaniv Grinstein

Prof. Yaniv Grinstein is a Full Professor of Finance at the Arison School of Business and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Cornell University Johnson School of Management. His research focuses on financial decisions in corporations and on the effect of corporate governance on corporate decisions and firm value. Prof. Grinstein has published in leading […]

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Prof. Yair Tauman

Professor Yair Tauman is the dean of the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship and a former dean of the Arison School of Business at IDC Herzliya. He has been the academic director of the Zell Entrepreneurship Program since 2009. Professor Tauman is a leading Professor of Economics at the Stony Brook University and has been the […]

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Prof. Varda Liberman

Prof. Liberman is one of the founders of the IDC and served as the Vice Dean of The Arison School of Business. She is the head of Judgment and Decision Making area and the director of the Mathematical and Statistical studies at the IDC. Prof. Liberman served as an associate researcher at the Institute for […]

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Prof. Tal Katz-Navon

Tal Katz-Navon is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Arison School of Business of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. She received her Ph.D in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. Prof. Katz-Navon studies cross-level models of organizational climates, employee motivation, learning processes, autonomy, and voice, that aim to improve employees and organizational performances. […]

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Prof. Ron Shahar

Professor Shachar, Former Dean of the Arison School of Business, has a PhD in economics from Tel Aviv University. After a post-doc period in Harvard University, he joined Yale School of Management. In 1997 he returned to Israel and until recently he was the head of the marketing area in Tel Aviv University (where he […]

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Prof. Jacob Goldenberg

Prof. Jacob Goldenberg received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in a joint program of the School of Business Administration and Racach Institute of Physics. He is a visiting professor at the Columbia Business School. His research focuses on creativity, new product development, diffusion of innovation, complexity in market dynamics and social networks […]

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Prof. Jacom Boudukh

Received his Ph.D. in finance in 1991 from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. From 1990 to 2004 was a finance professor at NYU-Stern. His areas of expertise include asset pricing and model driven investment management focusing on global macro, equities and derivatives. Personal Site: https://www.boudoukh.org/ […]

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Prof. Eyal Biyalogorsky

Professor Biyalogorsky is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Arison School of Business. He received his Ph.D in Business Adminstration from Duke University, and prior to joining the IDC served on the Faculty of the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis. Professor Biyalogorsky’s main areas of research are in pricing […]

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Prof. Elazar Berkovitch

Prof. Berkovitch is the former dean of the Arison School of Business and the director of its MBA Program. He has been a professor at Michigan University and at the School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University. He also has taught at Northwestern University and the Technion. The primary focus of Prof. Berkovitch’s research […]

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Dr. Dan Segal

PhD, from New York University, 2000Dr. Segal has taught managerial accounting and financial accounting at top North American universities, including the University of Toronto, where he served as an assistant professor. Dr. Segal has published research papers in leading accounting journals. His primary research interests include earnings management, valuation and the effects of accounting information […]

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Prof. Barak Libai

Prof. Barak Libai is a professor, and the head of the marketing group,at the Arison School of Business at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel. Previously was a faculty member in the Faculty of Management at Tel Aviv University, at the Industrial Engineering and Management faculty of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and […]

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Liat Aaronson

Liat Aaronson is the acting executive director and the chairperson of the program. Today, she is also a co-founder and CSO at Horizen Labs, a blockchain technology company. Before that she was the COO of Selina, a high growth start-up in the hospitality space. Before that, she was a Partner at Marker LLC, a leading Israel-New […]

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Dr. Yossi Maaravi

Dr. Yossi Maaravi is the Vice Dean of the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at IDC, Herzliya – Israel’s most prestigious private university. Yossi obtained his B.A. (magna cum laude) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he studied psychology and was part of the “Amirim” interdisciplinary honors program. He completed his PhD. in Business Administration […]

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Dr. Yonat Zwebner

Yonat Zwebner is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Arison School of Business, IDC Herzliya. Prior to joining IDC, she was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She holds a PhD in Marketing from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research examines social influences, such as the implications of […]

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Dr. Shimon Kogan

Dr. Shimon Kogan is a Senior Lecturer (with tenure) of Finance at Arison School of Business at the IDC. Dr. Kogan holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Finance from Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, California, and a BA from Tel Aviv University. He is currently a Visiting Associate Professor […]

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Dr. Oren Zuckerman

Dr. Oren Zuckerman joined IDC’s school of communications in 2007, immediately after completing his PhD at MIT Media Lab. During the past three years, Zuckerman founded IDC’s Media Innovation Lab, developed the Interactive Communication program in the school’s BA program, and received several research grants in the field of Human Computer Interaction, Media Innovation, and […]

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Dr. Doron Israeli

Dr. Doron Israeli received his PhD in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting from Stanford University. Dr. Israeli also holds an MS degree in Statistics from Stanford University and a BA degree in Economics, Accounting, and Management from Tel-Aviv University (summa cum laude). Dr. Israeli’s interests and expertise are in empirical capital markets research. Specifically, […]

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Dr. Dana Pereg

Is an organizational and occupational psychologist. She joined the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in 2008, and since September 2015, she serves as head of the MA program in Organizational Behavior and Development. Her work seeks to bridge between the academic and organizational spheres; it focuses on the way in which an individual’s professional identity is shaped, […]

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Dr. Chanan Goldschmidt

Prior to receiving his Ph.D.(1997), Chanan Goldschmidt completed his B.Sc. in Mathematics and Psychology (1990) and his MA in Psychology (cum laude) at the Hebrew University (1992). He also received a Teaching Diploma from the Educational Department at the Hebrew University (1990). During his Ph.D. studies he decided to focus on Decision-Making and Psychology & […]

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Dr. Ayal Shenhav, Adv.

Is the Founder and Senior Partner at Shenhav & Co., Law Offices, a leading Tel Aviv law firm that deals with high-tech, private equity, taxation and project finance. Ayal has earned both a Doctorate of Juridical Science (JSD) and an LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law, and an LL.B. (magna […]

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