Meet

Our Team

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SEFI KEDMI

FOUNDER &CEO

 

Sefi Kedmi is the founder and CEO of Sphinx Research & Consulting. He holds an MBA from London Business School as well as an LL.B & LL.M in Business Law and a B.A in government and politics.


Prior to his position Sefi was a research manager in an international research firm, Sefi had a previous career in consulting and is a certified Israeli lawyer.

Languages: Hebrew, English, Russian, French and Arabic.

 

 

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ROMINA GOLDMAN

FINANCE, INDUSTRY AND LATAM MANAGER

Born and raised in Argentina, Romina has gained tremendous experience in researching behavioural economics and innovation in finance and e-commerce.

Romina has a strong background in statistical analysis and holds a B.A. in International Relationships and Political Science, an M.A. in Science Information, and an MBA in Business Administration.

Romina is Sphinx's Latam, Finance and Industry specialist.

Languages: Spanish, Hebrew and English

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HA

PUBLIC SECTOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

HA is an organizational consultant specializing in policy development in the public sector. She has strong research skills, including conducting benchmarks and comparative studies.

HA served 9 years in the IDF as an Intelligence Research Analyst. She holds a B.A in Middle Eastern History and Philosophy, and M.A in Organizational Development and Behavior.

Languages: Hebrew and English

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GUY LOWICZ

HUMINT AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MANAGER

Born and raised in Israel, Guy has international experience from Hong Kong to the East Coast of the US. His diverse background includes security, intelligence and philanthropy. Prior to Sphinx, Guy was a manager at an international business intelligence consulting firm conducting OSINT, WEBINT, and other types of research and investigations.

Guy holds a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University, where he focused on international political economy research. During his time in the IDF, Guy was a commander in the Israeli Intelligence Corps.

Languages: Hebrew and English

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Lucrezia Leon-Shafran

NATURAL RESOURCES, INDUSTRY AND GEOPOLITICS PROJECT MANAGER

Born in Italy, Lucrezia holds a BA in Intercultural Communications, MS in Anthropological and Ethnological science, MA in Diplomacy & Conflict Studies and in Contemporary Middle Eastern Politics.
 

Lucrezia has a PhD in Political Science developing a new theoretical and methodological model for studying insurgency outcomes in oil and gas producing states.

Lucrezia specializes in the geopolitics of MEA, EU, Russia and CIS, international and domestic security, strategic negotiations and mediation processes.

Languages: English, Italian, French, Russian, Spanish and Hebrew

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DVIR ILAN

HEALTHCARE & E-COMMERCE ASSOCIATE

Dvir is currently in the 3rd year of his Medical degree at Tel Aviv University, previously taking part in medical-related programs such as Harvard and MIT's "Nir school of the heart" and volunteering for 3 years in MDA (Israel's national emergency medical, disaster, ambulance and blood bank service).

Dvir has more than 4 years of multi-disciplinary research experience, some of them as an officer in the IDF's Home Front Command.

Languages: Hebrew, English and Japanese

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Lior Vazana

MENA REGION AND LEGAL BENCHMARKING ASSOCIATE

Lior served in an IDF intelligence unit, specialising in data collection through multiple Arab sources.

Lior has more than three years of business OsInt experience beyond his military

service and is currently reading into a bachelor's degree (double major) in Law and Accounting.

Languages: Hebrew, English and Arabic

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MT

IT, DATA AND ECONOMICS SENIOR ANALYST


 

MT Served in an IDF classified intelligence unit in a classified data analysis position.

MT holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics and is currently reading into an MBA with a major in Data Science & Big Data. 

 

MT is responsible for Sphinx's data-driven projects as well as for its business plan projects.

Languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic

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FR

E-COMMERCE SENIOR ANALYST

Born and raised in Germany, FR has vast research experience and is an expert in healthcare and e-commerce. Holds a B.Sc. of Physics and is completing his MBA.


Languages: German, English, French and Hebrew

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AB

IT AND ENERGY SENIOR ANALYST

AB served in classified units in the IDF for 7 years as an intelligence officer and is currently studying Mechanical Engineering.

 

AB has extensive research, analysis and project management experience, in a wide array of subjects including 3D modelling, Chip-processing and programming.

Languages: Hebrew and English

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MP

AGRITECH AND FINANCIAL SERVICES SENIOR ANALYST

MP served in the IDF 8200 intelligence, specialising in foreign relations analysis.

 

MP is currently completing her B.A. degree in Business Management and International Relations.

MP has extensive research experience. She worked on and lead multiple projects in a wide array of subjects, creating and perfecting customer presentations.


Languages: Hebrew, English and French.

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SARIT VOSKOBOYNIK

SENIOR EAST ASIA ANALYST AND SALES MANAGER 

Sarit has a BA in Asian studies and political science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

Post-graduation she worked in South Korea and gained experience in the Korean market and culture.

 

Sarit is a highly experienced analyst and has a lot of experience in the Korean market and in government focused projects. AM is one of Sphinx's Senior Sales Managers as well as an East-Asia analyst.


Languages: Hebrew, English, Russian and Korean

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YAEL ASSOULINE

LINGUAL AND DATA ANALYST

During her time in the IDF, Yael served as an officer in various instructing roles.

She has a B.A in English and Linguistics and is currently reading into a M.A in Literary Translation.

Yael's responsibilities include translation and proofreading of Hebrew and English documents and projects in all sectors.


Languages: Hebrew, English, French, Italian and Bahasa Indonesia

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JONATHAN CARMELI

EUROPE, HLS AND REAL ESTATE ANALYST

Jonathan served in the IDF Spokesperson unit and interned for a member of the Israeli Knesset while getting his BA in Political Science and history of the Middle East.

 

Jonathan worked as an investment analyst at a real estate fund and is now completing his MA in management specializing in business analytics.

Languages: Hebrew and English

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ARKADIY MAKAROV

FINANCE AND CIS ANALYST

Born in Ukraine, Arkadiy has a BA in Economics and Business Management and Data Analysis specialization.

 

Following his military service in an IDF combat unit, he started a career in the public and business sectors.

 

Arkadiy has more than 10 years experience in governmental, municipal and international projects all over the globe. Working with big international foundations and businesses, where he gained strong experience in working with CIS countries and Russian speaking markets. 

 

Languages: Hebrew, English, Russian, and Ukrainian

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CY

LEGAL AND PUBLIC SECTOR SENIOR ANALYST

CY is a Legal and Technology Senior Analyst at Sphinx, working on regulatory benchmarking projects.

She has an LL.B. and B.A. in Business Administration from IDC, Herzilya, specializing in Finance and Risk Management.

Prior to her position, CY worked various roles in the tech industry, after serving in a classified technology unit in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office.

 

Languages: Hebrew, English and French

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DY

HEALTHCARE ANALYST

DY, a certified medic, is a medical student in an international program of a top university in Italy.

DY served in a top IDF intelligence unit as a Webint, Osint and research specialist and has gained a lot of experience in CIS countries.

 

Languages: Hebrew, English, Russian and Italian

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BAR COHEN

LEGAL ANALYST

Bar is a Legal Analyst at Sphinx working on regulatory benchmarking projects. She is currently reading into an LL.B and B.A in Business Administration.

 

During her studies, Bar took part in a legal clinic and experimented with various legal research papers.

 

Languages: Hebrew and English.

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EJ

FINANCIAL AND SECURITY ANALYST

EJ is a Financial and Security Analyst at Sphinx working on various finance-related projects. EJ is currently reading into a B.A in Economics and Entrepreneurship.

 

EJ is a former member of an IDF Commando unit and worked in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office.

 

Languages: Hebrew, English and Turkish.

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TAL CITTONE

BUSINESS AND PUBLIC POLICY ANALYST

Tal is finishing his last year of his LL.B at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. He holds a BA in Political Science and an MA in Diplomacy Studies.

While he was based in Berlin, Tal worked as a Business Engagement Coordinator for Europe and the Americas. In Israel Tal worked as an intern in a law firm. These roles helped advance Tal's verbal and interpersonal skills, practical research, along with his familiarity in multi-lingual settings.

Languages: Hebrew, English, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese

 

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Email: Contact@sphinx.co.il
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