Meet

Our Team

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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, managing 12 professionals. Sefi had a previous career in consulting and is a certified Israeli lawyer.

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

 

 

CEO

 

SEFI KEDMI

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Josh is Sphinx's Director of Research. He has more than Ten years of global experience, particularly in China and North America, including building companies, consulting, and business development in the region in fields ranging from renewable energy, education, niche manufacturing and more.


Josh is well-connected in China’s technology landscape and has consulted a Fortune 500 on Chinese business culture. His academic pedigree includes McGill, Stanford GSB, Peking University and IDC.

Languages: English and Chinese

 

DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH
 

JOSH CHAIM

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Dan Bar Lev has over 15 years of international sales and business development experience with global research & consulting firms such as Yankee Group, Informa-Ovum and IDC.

 

Prior to joining Sphinx Dan served as VP Sales & Marketing at an industry 4.0 startup where he led the expansion into new markets.

Dan holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School and a BA in Political Science and Geography from Haifa University.

Languages: Hebrew and English

 

VP Business Development and Customers
 

DAN BAR LEV

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GR is a veteran intelligence officer with more than 15 years of experience in web analysis.


After completing his BA in East Asian studies, GR worked in China for several years. Focusing on research of the Chinese Web, GR has a deep understanding of China’s business, financial, industrial and e-Commerce ecosystems.

 

Languages: Hebrew, English, Chinese and Arabic

CHINA EXPERT
 

GR

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GZ is a veteran intelligence officer with more than 11 years' experience in technical and strategic intelligence collection with the Israeli Prime Minister's Office.

In this capacity, he provided senior managers and policymakers with relevant, scenario-based geopolitical forecasts to inform their strategic decision-making.

 

His geographical specialities include Northern Europe, Germany, China, Korea and the Middle East.

 

GZ has more than three years in the fields of Business Development in media

and technology in China.

 

GZ holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Economics and Political Science and an M.A. in Political Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

 

Languages: Hebrew and English

GZ - SECURITY AND GEOPOLITICAL SPECIALIST

GZ

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RE served in the IDF 8200 intelligence unit as an Intelligence analyst, specializing in data collection and processing.
 

RE completed her BA in business management and political science and currently working towards her MBA, majoring in business consulting.

 

RE has more than 5 years of research experience and specializes in business and public sector analyses, along with qualitative research.

 

Languages: Hebrew and English

PUBLIC SECTOR AND INNOVATION PROJECT MANAGER

RE

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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 is currently reading for an MBA in Business Administration.

Languages: Spanish, Hebrew and English

FINANCE, STATISTICS AND LATAM PROJECT MANAGER

ROMINA GOLDMAN

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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.

Languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic

IT, DATA AND ECONOMICS SENIOR ANALYST


 

MT

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LV Served in the IDF 8200 intelligence unit, specialising in data collection through multiple Arab sources.

 

LV has more than two 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

MENA REGION AND LEGAL BENCHMARKING SENIOR ANALYST

LV

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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 and has more than 3 years' research experience.


Languages: Hebrew, English and French.

AGRITECH AND TRANSPORTATION ANALYST

MP

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Born and raised in Uruguay. Served in the IDF 8200 intelligence unit as a cyber-intelligence analyst and project manager.

 

YB is currently completing her B.A in Law and her M.B.A in the Hebrew University in

Jerusalem and has over four years of OSINT experience.


Languages: Hebrew, Spanish and English.

CYBER AND TECH ANALYST

YB

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HZ served in a classified intelligence unit, leading major OSINT gathering and research.

HZ worked on and led dozens of projects and has more than three years of research

experience.


Languages: Hebrew, English

DEFENCE AND IT ANALYST

HZ

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During her time in the IDF, TM trained soldiers working with civilian populations.

 

TM is a certified teacher and professional sinologist who who specialises in East Asian societies, culture, and education. She holds a master’s degree in East Asian studies.


Languages: Hebrew, English, Chinese, Russian and Korean.

EAST ASIA AND ED TECH ANALYST

TM

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NX holds a bachelor degree in Special Education and History. Served in the IDF's ground security forces analysis unit. Responsible for research on real estate.


Languages: Hebrew, English, Russian and Spanish

REAL ESTATE AND GEOPOLITICS ANALYST

NX

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

WS is currently completing a PhD in Political Science developing a new theoretical and methodological model for studying insurgency outcomes in oil and gas producing states.

WS worked for academic institutions and international companies as a researcher for more

than four years. She is an expert in natural resources, heavy industries and business

development in politically unstable countries. She has specialized 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

NATURAL RESOURCES, INDUSTRY AND GEOPOLITICS SENIOR ANALYST

WS

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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

E-COMMERCE SENIOR ANALYST

FR

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Born in Brazil, ZM worked in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and at the Innovation Authority providing political and data analysis. He holds an Applied Mathematics degree,

ZM Specializes in Data Science and holds a wide range of interests varying from Diplomacy to Programming.


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

SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND LATAM SENIOR ANALYST

ZM

 
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