27 Jan 2017

Forbes – What Makes Israel’s Innovation Ecosystem So Successful

9 January 2017
This is Part 2 of a two-part series on Israel’s success as an innovation hub.
Zack Weisfeld builds companies. After graduating from Tel Aviv University, Weisfeld led Netking—then the country’s second largest Internet portal—and started MSN Israel. He then took up a challenge to turn around the struggling Americas embedded chip division of M-Systems, growing it by eight-fold before the company was sold to its flash memory rival SanDisk SNDK +% for $1.6 billion in 2006.