Research Fellow and Managing Partner
Dr. Schwarzkopf has worked nearly 40 years in all areas of Computer Information Services. Dr. Schwarzkopf was an IT Analyst for META Group Israel and was named a META Group Research Fellow. As an academic researcher in Entrepreneurship Sciences, Dr. Schwarzkopf has published and presented at the Academy of Management and Babson Conferences and was an Editorial Board Member of the academic journal "International Journal of Opportunity, Growth and Value Creation". Dr. Schwarzkopf worked as a consultant with Arthur Andersen Consulting (USA), Booz Allen (USA) and Kesselman & Kesselman Israel. He was a systems professional at SCS Computers and the R&D Unit of the Israel Defense Forces. Dr. Schwarzkopf worked as a sales and marketing professional in Digital Equipment Corporation. He tought at the MIS department at Ben Gurion University, and today teaches at the Tel-Aviv Yafo Academic College and the Computer School of the IDF. As an entrepreneur, he founded two companies in the IT arena: store and forward mail and office information systems.
Dr. Schwarzkopf served on the Board of Directors of Ashot Ashkelon Industries, served as President of the Gymnazia Herzelia Association, was co-founder of the Mashov Political Movement and was a member of the Central Committee of the Labor Party. He is a major (Rav-Seren) in the reserves, Israel Defense Forces (where he served in the elite Sayeret Egoz unit and later in the R&D unit). He is a registered Engineer (IS22881) and member of MENSA Israel.
Dr. Schwarzkopf received BSE and MSE degrees (Systems Engineering) from the University of Central Florida. He received his MSIA (Management Information Systems) and is an ABD i (in PhD Program) in Systems Science (received (twice) the William Larimer Mellon Scholarship/Award) from Carnegie Mellon University. He received his doctorate (Management/ Entrepreneurship) from Case Western Reserve University.