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Andy David

Israel

Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence, CleanTech, All

Director of Innovation Entrepreneurship & Technology, Israeli foreign ministry. Former Consul General of Israel in SF
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Andy David - Dr. Andy David is a diplomat and the Director of Innovation Entrepreneurship and Technology in Israel�s ministry of foreign affairs. His mission encompasses the integration and execution of the strategic efforts of globalizing Israel's successful innovation and technology ecosystem while advising and assisting many tech companies.
He previously served a five-year term as the Consul General of Israel in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and the US Pacific North-West, including six US states (2012-2017). His other past overseas positions include missions in Chicago and eleven Mid-West states, Hong Kong & Macao, and Azerbaijan. Domestically, he served as a policy advisor to the foreign minister, as a spokesperson and as the director of international development cooperation projects in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
He holds a B.Sc. & M.Sc. in medical sciences and a doctorate in dental medicine, Magna Cum Laude. He graduated various executive programs related to management of global operations, PR & media relations, brand management, digital diplomacy, international relations and international counter terrorism.
He served 3 years in the Israeli Air Force and in RAFAEL � Israel's Armament Development Authority.