Before joining HAC Zvika was a tenured Senior Lecturer of Finance at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) teaching a variety of courses in finance at the MBA program. These include: Options and Futures, Financial Engineering, Risk Management, and Investment Committee courses
Prior to BGU Zvika has gained diverse experience in the technology industry, mainly in electro-optics and software, including: business management (VP Marketing, Managing Director, and CEO of startup companies and middle management positions in large firms); business development, team building and leadership in Israel and North America; technology project management, system engineering, hands-on engineering, and consulting.
Zvika has about two dozen academic papers in refereed journals in finance and management, mostly in collaboration with researchers from various universities in Israel and abroad. He continues his research activity at HAC, including the supervision of master and doctoral students at BGU. His current research interests include credit risk, financial derivatives, risk management and hedging.
Zvika holds a BSc and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (1979) and Tel Aviv University (1989), an MBA (Executive Program) from Concordia University in Montreal (1996), and a PhD in Finance from Tel Aviv University (2009).