Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Yossie Hollander

Chairman, Israeli Institute for Economic Planning


Yossie Hollander is Chairman of the Israeli Institute for Economic Planning and has been involved in advancing free market laws and policies in Israel. Recently he founded the Our Energy Policy Foundation, an open-source expert discussion of U.S. energy policy under the watchful eye of the public. A successful serial entrepreneur and philanthropist, Hollander has 40 years of experience in the software industry and is among the pioneers of the Israeli software industry. He founded New Dimension Software Ltd., served as chairman and CEO of the firm and took it public in 1992. The company was sold to BMC Software in 1999. In 1990, Hollander founded Jacada. Hollander now serves on the executive board and the management committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science, where he launched a renewable energy initiative. He is also on the Board of Councilors of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.


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