FORA.tv Speaker - Yahel Ben-David
Yahel Ben-David is the founder and CTO of AirJaldi. Before shifting his focus to social entrepreneurship, Ben-David co-founded the Xpert group (1993), a multinational security and continuity solutions provider.
Ben-David designed and led the technical setup for some of the world's largest ISPs, consulted to many fortune 500 companies, and supervised a large number of security projects for governments and top dot-com leaders. Following the sale of his Xpert group holdings in 1999, Ben-David has been living and working in the Indian Himalayas (Dharamsala), where he harnesses his professional expertise to support a wide range of social causes and projects in the ICT/ICT4D spheres. Ben-David is the founder of two Dharamsala-based nonprofit organizations - AirJaldi.ORG (a 501-c-3 non-profit corporation in California) and the Tibetan Technology Center - TibTec.
Ben-David presently divides his time between Dharamsala and Berkeley, California, from where he leads AirJaldi's R&D, and works closely with UC Berkeley's TIER research group and the De Novo Group. He brings to AirJaldi over 20 years of extensive hand-on, diverse, technical experience, as well as a wide network of leading experts and professionals.
04.26.11 | 01:32:36 min
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