About   Entrepreneurship

Meet the Team

Tiferet Solomon-Sadan, CEO

Tiferet has in-depth knowledge and experience working in the Israeli and, especially, Jerusalem business ecosystems.

She was formerly a Business Partner to the CEO and Content Manager at Wisio, served as VP of Business Development at an innovative BioMed workshop, and was Program Director of the Executive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program in the Jerusalem School of Business Administration, at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

Prior to her work in hi-tech, Tiferet worked for 4 years in various local political efforts. In addition, Tiferet has served on the Board of Directors of the "El HaLev" NGO for the past 3 years, and for many years has been independently promoting legislation and policy changes concerning the treatment of drug-facilitated sexual assault victims in Israel.

Tiferet earned a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 


Dr. Tali Hadasa Blank, Founding Director 

Senior Lecturer, and Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Department of Management of Service Organizations

Dr. Blank's research and teaching interests include radical innovation, entrepreneurship, and organizational and team learning. In recent years, Tali's research has focused on factors that ensure successful founding teams, and other elements that determine the innovation and success of startups.

Tali received a B.A. degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Education from Haifa University in 1996, an MBA from Bar-Ilan University in 2009, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. 


Prof. Michael Berman, Founding Director

Head of Computerized Medicine Track, Department of Computer Science

Prof. Michael Berman received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Tel Aviv University. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Lorenz S. Cederbaum in the Theoretical Chemistry Group, at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, after which he spent 6 years at the Fritz Haber Center at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Prof. Berman joined HAC's faculty in 2011. In addition to his role in the Department of Computer Science, he is Head of HAC's Research and Development Authority.

Ami Elstein, Business Development Manager

Ami Elstein has worked on several valuable projects, including re-defining the sales and marketing strategies at the Israel Experience, creating the business model and vision for Fresh Start (NGO), and restructuring the FXLeaders digital presence to accommodate more than 500K unique users.

Ami's skills have developed into an expertise in early-stage start-ups that need support to define and evolve their business model in order to move forward.
Currently, serving as the Business Developer at The Blender, Ami has taken on the challenging responsibility of creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship within HAC, assisting students and faculty to bring their ideas to fruition.
Ami received his BA in Business Administration (cum laude) from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) and his MA in Managing Service Oriented Companies (honors) from the Hadassah Academic College (HAC) in Jerusalem.