The Israeli Entrepreneur of the Year award
Eyal Waldman, Chairman of Mellanox, Is the winner of the Israeli Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Waldman will represent Israel at the global awards ceremony in Monte Carlo, June 2013.
The winner was recognized for his/her innate ability to create new products and services, transform organizations, enrich lives and contribute to the vibrancy of national economies.
An external panel of judges composed of leaders from the local industrial and economic sectors
selected the winner who will represent Israel in the global awards ceremony in Monte Carlo together with representatives of some 50 countries. This year's winner will be selected by an external judging panel made up of business, academic and economic leaders.
Former Israeli EOY winners:
2011- Shai Agassi
2010 - Gil Shwed, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Check Point
2007 - Dita and Lucien Brnicki, CEO and Chairman, Ormat
2005 - Dr. Shimon Eckhouse, Founder & Chairman, Syneron
2004 - Ilan Atias and Igal Rotem, Former President & CEO, PowerDesine
2003 - Dov Moran, Former CEO, M-Systems
2002 - Yoram Elroy, Chairman, SHL Telemedicine
This year judging panel includes:
-Orna Berry, Vice President and Manager of Center of Excellence for Israel, EMC Corporation
-Shlomo Dovrat, Co-Founder, Carmel Vantures
-Dr. Shimon Eckhouse, Founder & Chairman, Syneron
-Ester Levanon, CEO, TASE
-Maya Liqournik, Partner, Meitar Liquornik Geva & Leshem Brandwein
-Eitan Madmon, CEO, Globes
-Yair Serrousi, Chairman, Bank Hapoalim
- Gil Shwed, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Check Point