Our people are our strongest asset.

Uzi Scheffer
Uzi leads SOSA’s daily operations and long-term vision. Before SOSA, Uzi founded eCommerce diamond businesses and was a commercial pilot. When he’s not managing SOSA’s operations across 4 continents, you’ll find Uzi surfing or playing guitar.
Uzi Scheffer
CEO of SOSA
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Roni Kenet Harmelin
As COO, Roni oversees the ongoing business operations at SOSA to make its vision a reality. Before SOSA, Roni was a Graphic Designer and led the business development of several NGOs. Roni holds an MBA & an MA in Industrial Design, loves the outdoors, high-intensity workouts, and great music.
Roni Kenet Harmelin
COO & Chief of Staff
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Philippe Mauchard
Philippe leads SOSA's efforts to bring new partnerships and growth, with over 25 years of experience. Previously, he was a McKinsey&Co Senior Partner, McKinsey Solutions & The Bridge's founder, and a family office's CIO. He's a father of three, a drummer, and a long-distance runner.
Philippe Mauchard
Chief Growth Officer
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Lital Ben-Uzi
Lital is a CPA responsible for managing SOSA’s financials and forecasts globally. Before SOSA, Lital held financial management positions at Ludan Group, EY, and Bank Leumi. Lital used to be a professional dancer.
Lital Ben-Uzi
VP of Finance
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Daphna Meroz
Daphna leads SOSA’s corporate innovation teams. Before SOSA, Daphna held innovation positions at Fannie Mae and BASF. She has a brown belt in Karate and a Master of Science in Bioinformatics.
Daphna Meroz
VP of Corporate Innovation
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Dalit Nemirovsky
Dalit is building SOSA’s product, a SaaS platform, redesigning the way innovation teams work. She’s led SOSA’s Marketing team, and before SOSA, Dalit was the Head of Product Marketing at Wix. She is a certified yoga teacher and holds an MA in 20th-century history.
Dalit Nemirovsky
VP of Product
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Yaniv Mor
Yaniv builds SOSA’s digital future. Before SOSA, Yaniv was the founder and CEO of Xplenty (acquired in 2018). He has lived and worked in Israel, Australia, and Antigua. He grows his own vegetables.
Yaniv Mor
VP of SOSA Q
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Idit Madanes
Idit manages all aspects of SOSA’s HR. Before SOSA, Idit led operational and HR activities for an Israeli startup in NY. Idit holds an MA in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. She’s also a professional makeup artist.
Idit Madanes
VP of HR
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Yinon Masad
Yinon builds SOSA's partnerships with corporations and governments. Before SOSA, Yinon was the CEO and co-founder of UJETT, an industry 4.0 startup. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing and cooking (he even cooked in a 3-star Michelin restaurant for a summer.
Yinon Masad
VP of Business Development
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Erik Kerten
Erik leads SOSA HLS Open Innovation programs. Before SOSA, Erik served in the Israeli Security Agency (Shabak) and was the co-founder and CEO of several international companies in the HLS and defense domain. He surfs on the weekends.
Erik Kerten
Managing Partner SOSA HLS
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David Rokach
David leads SOSA HLS programs for international defense companies and the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Before SOSA, David served as the Head of Combat Weapons System Division in the IDF. When not at SOSA, he does triathlons and watersports.
David Rokach
Managing Partner SOSA HLS
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Matan Ben-Gigi
Matan leads SOSA’s New York office and client relations in North and South America. Before SOSA, Matan completed a five-year military service in the Israeli Navy. He is a certified yoga instructor, open-water scuba diver, and a skipper.
Matan Ben-Gigi
Head of Innovation NYC
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Dani Forman
Dani leads SOSA's research, scouting, and validation team. Prior to joining SOSA, Dani spent 10 years in the venture capital and private equity industry, in a variety of investment and operational roles. Dani is a father of three, a veteran of the IDF, and an adult ice hockey league champion.
Dani Forman
Head of Research
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Shahaf Rilsky
Shahaf leads SOSA's marketing team and is in charge of developing and implementing SOSA's marketing strategy. Shahaf began her career at McCann and has since worked for startups and large corporations. When she’s not at SOSA, you’ll find her on the beach with her Cocker Spaniel Luca.
Shahaf Rilsky
Head of Marketing
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Sagi Latin
Sagi is building the company's SaaS product and redesigning the whole innovation experience. He was a Senior Innovation Manager at SOSA, leading the company's insurance sector. Sagi holds an MA in Sociology, a BA in Behavioral Sciences, and used to be a medical clown.
Sagi Latin
Product Lead
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Leah Schwartz
Leah supports SOSA’s corporate clients in accelerating innovation. Before SOSA, Leah headed accounts and customer success at Zirra. A Sydney native, Leah founded a sea-swimming club in her new hometown Tel Aviv.
Leah Schwartz
Innovation Team Lead
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Jonathan Kaplan
Jonathan is a Senior Analyst on SOSA’s Corporation Innovation team. Before SOSA, he held analyst positions at several Israeli startups. He ran a local entertainment business and is still a performing musician.
Jonathan Kaplan
Senior Lead Innovation Analyst
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Shiri Cohen Mantzur
Shiri works closely with corporations and governments on corporate innovation and startup programs. Before SOSA, Shiri planned and led international events on aircrafts in the middle of the desert and even TEDx events. Shiri has lived in China and speaks Mandarin.
Shiri Cohen Mantzur
Senior Innovation Manager
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Polina Gohman
Polina leads all things research-related at SOSA’s marketing department. Before SOSA, she worked in finance at Nestlé and LLC Mars. Polina holds an MA in International Entrepreneurship. In her free time, Polina likes to take dance classes and cook something tasty.
Polina Gohman
Marketing Analyst
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Lee Sfadya
Lee leads SOSA’s government scaleup programs in New York. Before SOSA, Lee held key roles in the Israeli Parliament and worked in the nonprofit sector as Director of Strategic Partnerships. When not at SOSA, she’s obsessed with trying new restaurants.
Lee Sfadya
Senior Innovation Manager
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Einat Raymond
With 20+ years of experience as a senior bookkeeping & payroll expert, Einat is responsible for all SOSA’s daily bookkeeping and makes sure everyone gets paid on time.
Einat Raymond
Senior Bookkeeper & Payroll
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Giulia De Benedetti
Giulia supports SOSA's multinational companies in accelerating innovation. Her experience before joining SOSA includes manufacturing, design, and investment banking, as well as founding her own company at 25. She is passionate about riddles and 90s games.
Giulia De Benedetti
Senior Innovation Manager
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Carmel Gordon
Carmel's role is to scout for cutting-edge tech solutions for SOSA's HLS Open Innovation Programs. Before SOSA, he worked in the partnerships groups at various financial startups in the US. He enjoys spending weekends in northern Israel and is a podcast enthusiast.
Carmel Gordon
Innovation Analyst
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Dor Tamshe
Dor manages SOSA’s HLS and Defense accelerator programs. Before SOSA, Dor worked at the Israeli Securities Authority for 7 years, two of them as Innovation lead. He holds a BA in Business & Entrepreneurship Administration from Reichman University and is an avid sports fan.
Dor Tamshe
Innovation Analyst
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Adi Tzadok
Adi reaches out to prospective government and corporate clients to develop new business opportunities. Before SOSA, Adi worked at General Mills Canada as an Account Manager. In her free time, Adi creates Judaica artwork and enjoys dancing Zumba.
Adi Tzadok
Innovation Partnerships Manager
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Shira Hovav
Shira scouts for cutting-edge tech solutions for SOSA's corporate clients. Before SOSA, Shira studied International Business and Innovation at UT Austin. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, and in her free time, you can find her scouring the city for vegan restaurants and writing poetry.
Shira Hovav
Innovation Associate
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Jason Zilberkweit
Jason supports SOSA’s clients through research and technology scouting as a part of the Research Team. Prior to SOSA, Jason was a management consultant focussed on financial services. Originally from Germany, he is working towards doing a kickflip by the end of the year.
Jason Zilberkweit
Research Associate
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Guy Shevach
Guy ensures the SOSA TLV headquarters is always buzzing with activities. Before SOSA, Guy managed operations in high-tech companies. He has extensive restaurateur experience and plays saxophone in a local band.
Guy Shevach
Operations Manager
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