Kenny Finkelstein
​Partner
​​


Howard Smith 
​Vice President 
Business Development 


leadership & Management

Richard Fadden
​Former CSIS Director
​​

Andrey Liaskovets
​Business Analyst​
​Awz X-Seed



Ilana Schwartz
​Senior Copywriter


Haim Tomer
​​Venture Partner
​Former Mossad Intelligence
​Division​ Director


Ambassador (Ret.) Yuval Rotem
Former Director-General Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel


Avi Libman 
​Principal
Technology & Operations

Edward Sonshine 
​Founding Partner
​Chairman of the Board


Patrice E. Merrin 
​Multinational Executive 

Awz management & advisors include successful venture capital professionals, former directors and senior executives from Israeli and global security and intelligence agencies (Mossad, ISA, CIA, FBI, MI5, CSIS, CAF), and industry experts from our portfolio companies’ targeted sectors.

Ilan Azouri
​Venture Partner

Yaron Ashkenazi
Founder
Managing Partner

Lt. Gen. (Ret) Michael Day
Former CAF Special Operations Commander
​​

Roni Rabinian
 Analyst      
​Awz Ventures III


Uriel Cohen
​General Partner
​Awz X-Seed


Ofer Simchony
​Head of ​
Strategic Partnerships Awz X-Seed


Ilan Kessler
​General Partner

​Awz X-Seed


Josh Gutenberg 
​Principal
​Finance & Compliance

Ilana Gross
​Office Manager
​Awz X-Seed


David Amsalem
Former Senior Intelligence Officer 
 


Brig. Gen. (Ret) Ehud Schneorson
Venture Partner; ​Former Unit 8200 Commander


David Posluns
​Partner

Nadine Miller
​Engineering & Mining Executive


James Woolsey 
​Former CIA Director​ 


Itai Rotem
​Finance Manager
​Awz X-Seed


Dame Stella Rimington DCB
​Former MI5 Director General 


Rick Ekstein 
​Partner


The Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper
Partner, President of the Advisory Committee


Gary Barnea
​Former ISA Protection & Security ​Division Director

STrategic advisors & venture partners

Isoken Akpata 
​Financial Analyst


Buck Revell 
​Former FBI Associate Deputy Director

Professional team

Nadav Katzir 
Portfolio Manager
​Awz X-Seed

Michael Shapiro
Investment Professional 

Howard Tanenbaum
​Partner


Katherine Verrier-Fréchette
​Managing Director
​UAE


Nigel Meir
​Venture Partner


Michael Kaplan
​Executive Assistant


West Jackson
​Senior Director 
Business Development 


Joshua Goldman
Early-Stage Investment 

Jonathan Yaari
​General Partner

​Awz Ventures III


Peter Tanenbaum
Investment Professional 

​​TM

Ross Johnson
​Former Senior Intelligence Officer




Erez Kreiner 
​Ventures I&II Manager, Israel;
Cyber Security Domain
Expert


Roni Alsheich
​General Partner

​Awz X-Seed


Smart Capital. Driving Innovation & Excellence. 

Daniel Mak
General Partner 
​Strategic Growth