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Dr. Shuki Gleitman

is a driving force in establishing government and industry-led technology initiatives; from incubator programs to substantial venture capital raising schemes. He served as Chief Scientist and Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Industry and Trade where he allocated large R&D grants to the hi-tech industry. Today Gleitman is a general partner at Ascend Venture Capital and Platinum-Neuron Venture Fund (PNV). As CEO of Ampal Investment Group, he led a $330 million joint venture with Motorola. He served as the Honorary Consul General of Singapore in Israel since 1998. Dr. Gleitman holds a Ph.D. (with distinction), M.Sc. (with distinction) and B.Sc. in Physical Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.