Innovations for the Benefit of the World!
Anotheer great event with Dean Rosenwaks –
Hosted by Tel Aviv University Alum and Playtika Montreal / Canada General Manager, Yoav Ecker.
The CFTAU fundraiser was dedicated to the
Date: 24 April 2018
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Venue: Playtika Canada Inc.
1000 De la Gauchetiere W. | 28th Floor | Montreal | Quebec H3B 4W5
Dean, Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering
Director, Renewable Energy Center at Tel Aviv University
Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering
Prof. Yossi Rosenwaks, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, and the founding head of Tel Aviv University’s Center for Renewable Energy, has been a professor of electrical engineering at TAU since 2005 after joining the faculty in 1996. He served as the president of the Israel Vacuum Society (2003-2006), and as the director of TAU’s Wolfson Center for Applied Materials Research and Gordon Center for Energy Studies (2005-2008), and the head of the Physical Electronics department 2011-2014.
Prof. Rosenwaks leads a research group of 10 graduate students and scientists, and his current research interests include nanoscale electrical measurements using mainly Kelvin probe force microscopy, 2D materials, nanowire transistors and sensors, charge carrier dynamics and transport in semiconductors. Prof. Rosenwaks is a co-author of more than 170 peer reviewed articles and has presented 70 invited talks at international meetings.
TAU Alumn BA, ’96 & M.BA ‘99
General Manager WSOP & Playtika Canada Inc.
Yoav is a graduate of Tel Aviv University with an MBA in Finance and Technology Management and a BA in Economics, Statistics and operational research. He is now the GM of the free to play WSOP game, which is the number one top grossing poker app in the US.
Previously he served as VP Marketing & Monetization of Playtika Canada, which have seen an outstanding growth under Yoav’s data driven innovative management. Yoav is highly focused on creating data driven cultures, that drives measurable and high performance teams. This approach served him well in growing the different businesses he has been associated with in his career.
Yoav holds more than 20 years of experience in marketing and customer management across many types of industry verticals and he is extremely passionate about analytics. Yoav is a major in the IDF reserves. He also loves extreme sports and a few years ago did a 700 KM bike trip to the Sahara Desert.
Playtika is a multiplatform social games developer and the #1 grossing Facebook game developer as well as a Top 10 grossing developer on iOS & Android worldwide.
Founded in 2010, Playtika immediately enjoyed skyrocketing growth and expanded quickly by acquiring other leading game titles. They now have 14 offices in 9 countries around the world with over 1,600 Playtikans.
Currently their games are enjoyed by more than 6 million users daily and over 20 million users monthly.
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