Leadership

Aviad  Kamara

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Mr. Kamara is Managing Partner of KA-Ventures’ world-wide operations. He co-founded and was President of Sagent Management and is President of Hi-Tech Care. He has assisted over six hundred technology companies from around the world grow and receive major financing in the United States.

Mr. Kamara served as Deputy Director General in the Israeli Ministry of Economy which oversees the Israeli Investment Center and the Office of the Chief Scientist. He was the Chief Comptroller of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament), where he was responsible for all financial functions and worked directly with the Israeli Treasury Office. In addition, he served as Financial Advisor to the former Israeli Health Minister, Mr. Joshua Matza.

Mr. Kamara holds a BA in Economics and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance Management from Bar Ilan University.

Jack S. Katz

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Mr. Katz is Managing Partner of KA-Ventures’ North America and Asia Pacific operations. Mr. Katz is the CEO of Novusglobe Ventures where he assists companies with their international business, investing, market entry, and global marketing. He is the author of Competing for Global Dominance.

Mr. Katz has been recognized as one of the top ten people to know by Technology Decisions Magazine. Mr. Katz is noted for his knowledge and delivery of technology and business solutions that have had a dramatic impact on the bottom line of both startup and global companies. He has served in executive positions at Cisco Systems, Sun Microsystems, Providian Financial Services, Blue Shield of California, Hi-Tech Care, and Safeway, Inc.

Mr. Katz was an instructor in the International Diploma Program at the University of California Berkeley Extension where he taught global competitive strategy and tactics, international business, and global marketing prior to joining KA-Ventures.

Mr. Katz is President and Co-founder of the Global Strategic Research Institute, a nonprofit global business research organization assisting business executives with analyzing international trade, investing, innovation, mergers and acquisitions, and competitive global business solutions.

Mr. Katz earned a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Colorado.