SUN - Start Up North Founders
SUN was founded by a well rounded team of three residents of the Galilee
Rami Gazit - Rami is one of Israeli’s foremost experts in the Lean Start-up methodology. The head mentor of the Technion’s BizTEC pre-accelerator program and a lecturer in the Technion and Ort Braude entrepreneurship track, Rami previously held several innovation, commercial and technical related positions in a well known high tech companies and has also experienced the start-up world first hand in two start-ups. Rami migrated from the center of the country to the Galilee in 2011 and resides with his family in the Misgav community settlement Eshchar.
Claudia Ben-Yaakov - Founder & CEO of the CBY business Lifecycle Center, Claudia specializes in business consulting, entrepreneurship mentoring, finance, marketing, and management. An engineer by training, her past positions included 14 years in R&D management, project management, system engendering and H. Digital design in several high tech companies in the Galilee. Claudia lives with her family in the Misgav community settlement Gilon.
Laura Herschlag Laura has lived in the Galilee ever since immigrating to Israel from the US in 1990. Laura’s expertise lies in strategic marketing and communications and business development mentoring for early stage entrepreneurs. She currently works with Israel’s small and medium business centers as a consultant. Previously Laura held managerial positions in high tech corporations as well as start-up companies and at a chief scientist technology incubator in the Golan. Laura completed the Kellogg-Recanati executive MBA program in 2001. She lives with her family in Kfar Vradim.