Elah Alkalay
Kfar Mordechay, Israel

Currently VP for Business Development, Elah has worked in the capital market for the past 18 years and has been with I.B.I. since 1991, serving previously as pharmaceuticals analyst and later as Research Department Director from 1999 to 2006, turbulent years in the financial markets. Elah serves as a member of the board of governors of Ma’aleh, Nova, and a “A Business of Your Own”, a business incubator supported by the Association for the Economic Empowerment of Women, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women gain economic independence through the creation of small businesses. She also writes a weekly column for Globes’ Online Opinion Section. Elah holds a B.Sc. in Biology and MBA from Tel Aviv University, and an M.Sc. from the Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology of the Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine.