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Israel and Innovation with Start-Up National Central CEO, Eugene Kandel, MBA ’89

Eugene Kandel, MBA ’89 is the CEO of the Start-Up Nation Central and will discuss entrepreneurship in Israel during this lunchtime discussion. Startup-Up Nation Central is a non-profit dedicated to strengthening Israel’s innovation ecosystem and connecting the world business, government, and National Government Organization leaders to the people and technologies in Israel that can help them solve their most pressing problems. Lunch will be served.

About the speaker //
Eugene Kandel served as the Head of the National Economic Council, the Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister, and played a central role in all the major decisions on economic policy from 2009-2015. Kandel is the Emil Spyer Professor of Economics and Finance at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His primary area of expertise is Financial Markets and Financial Intermediaries. Additionally, his research has been published in various world-leading Finance and Economics journals. He holds a BA and an MA from the Hebrew University, and an MBA and a PhD in Economics from Chicago Booth.

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