Dr. Itamar Borowitz

Chairman, Yissum Research & Development Company of the Hebrew University

Dr. Itamar Borowitz is the Chairman of Yissum, the Technology Transfer Company of The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Dr. Borowitz is General Partner in Crossroad VC, the high-tech investment arm of the Generali Insurance Group in Israel and was General Partner in the China-Israel Innovation Center Fund (Shenzhen).

Dr. Borowitz was the CEO of the Phoenix Insurance Group, and served as the Chairman of the Israeli Insurance Association.

Dr. Borowitz is a member of the Board of Governors of the of Tel Aviv University and member of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he serves as a member of the Executive Committee and the Endowments and the Investment Committees of the university.

Dr. Borowitz holds a PhD in Physics, an MBA, and a B.A. in General History from Tel Aviv University, and a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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