PhD, Harvard University. Has taught at Harvard, Columbia and the Technion; former entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Israel; angel investor. Professor of Entrepreneurship Practice, Babson Executive Education. Established the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project. Participant, G20. Published seminal articles in Harvard Business Review: "Entrepreneurs and the Cult of Failure", "How to Start an Entrepreneurial Revolution", and "The Global Entrepreneur". Author of Worthless, Impossible, and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value (2013).