It is our pleasure to announce Mr Fass as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mr Fass will speak on ‘Tools, means and ways of cultivating local human resources towards technological and high-tech segments in Macedonia’. Mr Fass has a unique mix of experience in international consulting, high-tech firms, and the Israeli diplomatic service.
Since 2011, Mr Fass has become a sought after international consultant and is an expert on venture capital funds, start-ups, joint ventures and high-tech parks. He has consulted in Israel, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Albania, Montenegro, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Clients include the City of Vienna (‘High Tech City project’), top Israeli infrastructure firm ‘Mivtach Shamir’, the Czech government, and the Albanian government.
Prior to his work as a consultant, Mr Fass had over 14 years’ experience working as a CEO, chairman, and director for high-tech start-ups. From 2008 to 2014, Mr Fass was President and CEO of JFI, which represents Israeli companies abroad. From 2010 to 2012, he was Chairman of cancer-research firm LEM laboratories. In 2008, he was Chairman of biotech start-up ‘Target In’. From 2000 to 2008, he was Director of Corporate Projects at RAD Group where he was involved with the ‘High Tech Park’ project in Prague.
From 1977 to 1998, Mr Fass had a distinguished career in the Israeli diplomatic service. He helped build economic relations between Israel and a number of countries: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Japan, South Korea, Netherlands, and Taiwan. This included establishing the Israeli mission to Taiwan and establishing the Austria-Israel and Czech-Israel bilateral chambers of commerce.
Mr Fass received a BA in Economics and International Affairs from Hebrew University and also served in the Israeli Defense Force (1965-1968).