Chief Executive Officer, Strauss Group Ltd.

 Shai Babad is currently serving as the CEO & President at Strauss Group, where he brings his expertise in financial management and strategic leadership. Shai served as Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Finance, CEO of the Second Authority for Television and Radio and the CEO of ZIM Israel & Near East. Shai holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Finance & Economics from The London School of Economics (LSE), and LL. B in Law and Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a senior management course from Harvard University.

Shai has a broad macroeconomic global and local business perspective, including extensive experience in both the public and private sector. Shai is a highly experienced business executive, skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Operations Management, and Strategy.

Mr. Oren Sagi - Chamber Chairperson


Mr. Oren Sagi is CEO, Cisco Systems Israel

An Information Technology enthusiast, currently employed as General Manager of Cisco Israel.

Over 20 years of experience in the IT and Software Industry. 
Specialties: Business Development, Marketing and Sales of Business intelligence, Analytics, Big Data, Cloud and Data Center solutions.

Strong leadership skills. Vast multi-cultural experience. Closed deals in magnitude of Millions of dollars. Increased Sales in dozens of percent; Always surpassed sales goals, provide accurate sales forecasts.
 Hands-on leadership style. Self starter with creative planning. Excellent negotiating skills. Built teams including local sales managers, sales support and sales distributors/channels.

Effective at leading change in competitive business environments. Proven abilities in strategic planning, complex sales negotiations, financial models, recruiting and managing high performance teams.

Specialties: Enterprise Software, Business Intelligence, ERP, CRM, analytical tools, Big Data, Campaign Management, Networking, Data Center, Private Cloud.

Experience in International sales, international marketing, international business development, high-tech sales, SaaS sales, software sales, Cyber Sales, Cloud Sales, distributors and business partners search and management, channel strategy, territory development and management, handing entire sales cycle, tenders, proposals, presentation and negotiating skills, building sales channels, subsidiaries management.


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