Amnon Dekel, PhD

Executive Director, HUJI INNOVATE

Dr. Amnon Dekel is the Executive Director of HUJI Innovate, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center of the Hebrew University Jerusalem. Previously, Amnon served as the Head of the School of Software and Electrical Engineering at the Shenkar College of Engineering & Design in Israel. Amnon has over 20 years of experience in product development of IT based services and applications, as well as more than 15 years of experience in Applied Research in the areas of User Experience and Mobile Computing. Amnon has participated in founding companies in the areas of video sharing, personal networking and indoor navigation. Amnon has received numerous international awards, including a Pulitzer nomination for his work with the New York Times. Amnon has a PhD in Computer Science from the Hebrew University, a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from NYU and a Masters in Psychology from Bar Ilan University. When he has time, he partakes in creating technology based art, and his work has been funded by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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