Dov Hoch

Position: Executive Director
Location: Pocahontas Building

Dov managed the U.S. operations for leading Israeli High-Tech companies (e.g.$1B NASDAQ ECI Telecom) and has been bringing Israeli companies and their products into the U.S. market for 20 years.  Dov was also the Israeli representative of the M&A unit of Daiwa – 100b Japanese investment bank and served their worldwide cliental including acquisitions of U.S. companies by Israeli companies

Arab World Activities: Dov founded Clarity Advisors, a boutique consulting firm, where he conceptualized and built ventures throughout the Arab world including: R&D units in the West Bank and Jordan for Siemens;  supply chain research in 8 Arab countries for IBM and managed a consortium of 12 Arab business publications. He presented at the World Economic Forum Middle East and North Africa Conferences and his clients included the EU.

In the non-profit arena, Dov is a founding board member of: SIGNAL – China-Israel Think Tank and Policy Center; a founding board member of Yemin Orde Educational Initiatives, and for 10 years served on the executive board of the America Israel Chamber of Commerce

Dov holds degrees from Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania and is the President of the Penn Club of Israel. He lectured in business schools at Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center (Herzliya, Israel). Dov Served in the IDF and for five years brought 40,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel.