Our people are our strongest asset.
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.
Roni seeks new relationships that allow SOSA to grow and scale internationally. Roni holds an MA in Industrial Design and an MBA. Before SOSA, Roni was the business development director of various NGOs.
Roni Kenet Harmelin
Daphna leads SOSA’s corporate innovation teams. Before SOSA, Daphna held innovation positions at Fannie Mae and BASF. She holds a brown belt in Karate and a Master of Science in Bioinformatics.
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.
Dalit drives the way the SOSA brand looks, talks, and feels. Before SOSA, Dalit served as Editor-in-Chief at TimeOut and Head of Product Marketing at Wix. She is a certified yoga teacher, and holds an MA in 20th century history.
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.
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.
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. When not at SOSA, he practices his skiing and cooking skills (he even cooked in a 3-star Michelin restaurant for a summer).
Matan leads SOSA’s New York office and client relations in North and South America. Before SOSA, Matan completed a 5 year military service in the Israeli Navy. He is a certified yoga instructor, open water scuba diver, and a skipper.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sagi supports SOSA’s corporate clients in accelerating innovation. Prior to SOSA, Sagi worked as a business consultant at Heshev. He holds an MA in Sociology and BA in Behavioral Sciences and used to be a medical clown.
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
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.
Shahaf builds and leverages innovative marketing strategies to drive business growth. Prior to SOSA, Shahaf worked at McCann, gaining vast experience in digital marketing. When she’s not at SOSA, you’ll find her on the beach with her Cocker Spaniel Luca.
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.
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
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.
Karinna scouts for cutting-edge tech solutions for SOSA’s corporate clients. Before SOSA, she worked at Tel Aviv University’s Cyber Research Center. She’s been a cellist for 11+ years and is on track to get a skipper’s license.
Karinna Inyse Moreno
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.
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.
With 15+ years of international biz dev and cross-cultural marketing experience, Keren attracts investors and businesses to growth opportunities for our government clients. She can communicate in 6 languages and is a pretty good singer.
Gladys scouts for foreign direct investments and manages business immersions for SOSA’s government clients. She’s worked as an Advisor to the Ambassador at the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations. She speaks 5 languages and dances salsa and bachata.
Guy ensures the SOSA TLV headquarters is always buzzing with activities. Before SOSA, Guy managed operations in high-tech companies. He holds extensive experience as a restaurateur and plays saxophone in a local band.