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Co-founder, Space IL
Kfir is a serial entrepreneur and co-founded of SpaceIL, the first private organization to reach the moon. Kfir devoted his time and efforts to create the “Beresheet effect”, inspiring the next generation to engage in STEM education and pushing Israel’s civilian space ecosystem into new frontiers. Kfir was awarded to be a torchbearer in Israel's 71st independence day, one of the highest honours in Israel, as appreciation for his contribution to the state of Israel and the Jewish society. Kfir has a vast experience in turning impossible ideas into reality.
Beresheet-1 has made Israel the 7th country in the world to reach the moon and made it with the smallest most cost-effective spacecraft in history.
Today, parallel to building Beresheet-2 spacecraft, Kfir uses his unique expertise to help new exciting ventures to move from idea to reality and push established enterprises into new frontiers.
Kfir has a BSC and MSC in communication system engineering and a vast experience in computer communication & cyber security in the startup industry, academia, defense industry, and the Israeli army. Kfir co-founded many ventures including Metapacket, Tabookey, Vaulto and held teaching positions at Ben-Gurion University, Tel Aviv University, and the College of management.
Kfir’s vision is to empower the youth and encourage youngsters to pursue their goals, “Dream Big. Make it happen”. Kfir invests great resources in nurturing the next generation of Groundbreakers and believes investing in today's children is breaking the boundaries of tomorrow.