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The Hebrew University, BS 1998
Computer Science and Business Administration

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Hanan Lavy

Hanan is heading the Microsoft Accelerator in Israel, which is the first fully-owned and fully-operated Microsoft accelerator worldwide.

Before joining Microsoft Hanan founded and was the CEO of United Parents, a company that developed a revolutionary child protection service on the web.

Before that Hanan was Director of Research and Development at Mercury / HP Software for the company’s fastest growing segment, its application monitoring solution, the Business Availability Center.

Prior to that, Hanan was part of the founding team of Proficiency, a startup which aims to solve collaboration issues between CAD systems. At Proficiency, Hanan held several Research & Development as well as Product Manager positions.

Hanan holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Business Administration (with distinction) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem; he also graduated (with honors) the IDF academy of software (Mamram).

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