Dr. Ilan Kessler
​General Partner

​Awz X-Seed


Ilan Azouri
​Venture Partner

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


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


Josh Gutenberg 
​Principal
​Finance & Compliance

Ilana Gross
​Office Manager
​Awz X-Seed


Avi Libman 
​Principal
Technology & Operations

David Amsalem
Former Senior Intelligence Officer 
 


Edward Sonshine 
​Founding Partner
​Chairman of the Board


Roni Alsheich
​General Partner

​Awz X-Seed


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

West Jackson
​Senior Director 
Business Development 


STrategic advisors & venture partners

Dame Stella Rimington DCB
​Former MI5 Director General 


Jonathan Yaari
​General Partner

​Awz Ventures III


James Woolsey 
​Former CIA Director​ 


Peter Tanenbaum
Investment Professional 

Yaron Ashkenazi
Founder
Managing Partner

Ross Johnson
​Former Senior Intelligence Officer




Gary Barnea
​Former ISA Protection & Security ​Division Director

Dr. Tahel Altman 
​MedTech

Dr. Amira Sharon 
​Chief Technology Officer
Awz X-Seed

Dr. Michal Arad
Technology Horizons

Kenny Finkelstein
​Partner
​​


Andrey Liaskovets
​Business Analyst​
​Awz X-Seed



Michael Shapiro
Investment Professional 

Buck Revell 
​Former FBI Associate Deputy Director

Richard Fadden
​Former CSIS Director
​​

Nadav Katzir 
Portfolio Manager
​Awz X-Seed

Howard Tanenbaum
​Partner


Nadine Miller
​Engineering & Mining Executive


​​TM

David Posluns
​Partner

Rick Ekstein 
​Partner


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.

Ilana Schwartz
​Director of Communications 

Professional team

Isoken Akpata 
​Financial Associate


Roni Rabinian
 Analyst      
​Awz Ventures III


Joshua Goldman
Early-Stage Investment 

Michael Kaplan
​Executive Assistant


leadership & Management

Howard Smith 
​Vice President 
Business Development 


Dr. Uriel Cohen
​General Partner
​Awz X-Seed


Smart Capital. Driving Innovation & Excellence. 

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


Itai Rotem
​Finance Manager
​Awz X-Seed


Nigel Meir
​Venture Partner


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


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


Patrice E. Merrin 
​Multinational Executive 

Erez Kreiner 
​Venture Partner;
Cyber Security Domain
Expert


Daniel Mak
General Partner 
​Strategic Growth